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Archives of Internal Medicine

Getting Your Appendix Removed? Expect Sticker Shock

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO -- What do hospitals charge to remove an appendix? The startling answer is that it could be the same as the price of a refrigerator – or...

Too Many Tests!

John W. House, M.D. | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business
John W. House, M.D.

We often hear the complaint that physicians are ordering too many tests and prescribing too many antibiotics. Last week, I read the New York Times...

Vitamin D Can Prolong Your Life!

Philip Barr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip Barr

Like many, you may have been taught Vitamin D keeps your bones strong and while this is true, we now know there are many more vital functions of this fascinating vitamin.