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Cerner Fights For Share In Electronic Medical Records Boom

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Jeremie Seals used to go to the hospital emergency room to avoid sleeping in his car. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB hide caption

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How Oregon Is Getting 'Frequent Fliers' Out Of The ER

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Smith talks with Dawn Dillard, 57, about a medical procedure at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. Dillard has uterine cancer. Annie Feidt/APRN hide caption

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A Busy ER Doctor Slows Down To Help Patients Cope With Adversity

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Top Medicare Prescribers Rake In Speaking Fees From Drugmakers

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Dr. Michael Fleming, past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, considered himself obese when this photo was taken in 2004. He led efforts by doctors to lose weight. Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images hide caption

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Overweight People Are More Apt To Ditch Doctors

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SWAT team members stand guard on the campus of Massachusetts General Hospital following the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Family Doctors Consider Dropping Birth Control Training Rule

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Before your doctor gets to this, make sure he'll bill the colonoscopy as a screening test rather than a diagnostic one. Sebastian Schroeder/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Dr. Martha Twaddle talks to a patient and strokes her hair during a visit at the Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter in Skokie, Ill., in 2012. Antonia Perez/MCT /Landov hide caption

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The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., will open this fall. The school has a specific mission: minting doctors who want to go into primary care practice. Quinnipiac University hide caption

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New Medical School Wants To Build Ranks Of Primary Care Doctors

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Frequent spitting up affects about half of babies under six months, but it's usually not gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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