News tagged with primary care

Doctor shortage? 28 states may expand nurses' role

(AP) -- A nurse may soon be your doctor. With a looming shortage of primary care doctors, 28 states are considering expanding the authority of nurse practitioners. These nurses with advanced degrees want the right to practice ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Health
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California healthcare shoratge detailed in new report

When you get sick and exhaust all your home remedies and family's advice, chances are you go see a doctor. A good old-fashioned doctor who whips off his stethoscope to listen to your heart and lungs, who asks you to say "ahhhhh" ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Health
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