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  • Federal data show health disparities among states

    Residents in some parts of the U.S. are gaining health care insurance at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.

    December 12, 2013

  • Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped

    Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.

    December 12, 2013

  • Health care signups pick up pace in November

    Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama’s new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace of signups, the administration reported Wednesday.

    December 11, 2013

  • Box selected as a 2013 Top Hospitalist in U.S.

    Adventist Health System is proud to announce that Gordon Hospital’s chief hospitalist, Brent Box, MD was selected by The American College of Physicians as a 2013 Top Hospitalist.

    December 3, 2013

  • Lifestyle transformation plan offered at Gordon Hospital

    More than $60 billion has been spent by Americans this year alone on weight loss and better health-related products and services.

    December 3, 2013

  • Year-end signups crucial test for health care site

    President Barack Obama’s new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage.

    December 3, 2013

  • Officials: Worst tech bugs over for Healthcare.gov

    The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.

    December 2, 2013

  • Officials: Healthcare.gov making strides

    Visitors to the government’s health care website encounter fewer errors and the system now works most of the time, administration officials said Sunday in a progress report.

    December 1, 2013

  • Ellis earns Extra Mile Award

    Gregg Ellis has been awarded Gordon Hospital’s prestigious Extra Mile Award.

    November 25, 2013

  • screenshot vaccine.jpg VIDEO: Princeton considers new meningitis vaccine

    Princeton University may give students a meningitis vaccine approved overseas but not in the U.S. Seven people contracted a rare form of bacterial meningitis on campus. At least one infectious disease expert thinks the vaccine is likely safe to use.

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo