Tag Archives: Clinics

Stem Cell Clinics Pitch Pricey, Bogus ‘Cures’ for Knee Pain

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stem cell clinics are charging big money for knee arthritis “cures” and making extravagant claims about their therapies, a new study contends. A same-day injection for one knee costs thousands of dollars at these centers, according to a consumer …

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Retail Clinics for Kids: No Sub for Pediatricians

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By Rita RubinWebMD Health News Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Feb. 25, 2014 — Like many busy parents, Ellen Hoffman likes the convenience of the MinuteClinic, a handful of which can be found in CVS pharmacies within a few miles of her home in Bethesda, MD. Her two daughters, …

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CPR Not Always Given at Dialysis Clinics When Needed

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FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When kidney failure patients undergoing treatment at dialysis clinics suffer cardiac arrest, the clinic staff usually jumps in to perform lifesaving CPR, but not always, a new study finds. “It is reassuring that bystander CPR was associated with improved outcomes in dialysis clinics …

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