Friday December 15th, 2017 1:16AM

AP Health - Senior Health

Prosecutors insist eye doc stole $136 million from Medicaid
Either Dr. Salomon Melgen is one of the biggest Medicare swindlers ever or a penny ante thief. Those were the widely contrasting arguments made Thursday by prosecutors and Melgen's defense attorneys during a sentencing hearing in Florida
6:57PM ( 1 week ago )
Defense: Doc's $100 million Medicare fraud cost just $64,000
Attorneys for a politically connected Florida eye doctor convicted of a $100 million Medicare fraud argue that the government's loss was significantly less.
1:41PM ( 1 week ago )
Husband cares for former university president
Although they are rarely illuminated by her signature red-rimmed glasses anymore, Dr. Betty Siegel's bright eyes are still the windows to her soul
12:05AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Study to look at long-term health risks of playing soccer
A major study into whether soccer players are at risk of degenerative brain disease has been commissioned amid concerns that the sport's authorities in England haven't done enough to tackle the issue
2:50PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Station: Video shows nurses laughing as 89-year-old dies
An Atlanta television station says video secretly recorded in a nursing home in 2014 shows nurses laughing while they try to start an oxygen machine and an 89-year-old World War II veteran dies
8:45PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Guardian Pharmacy Services Expands to Iowa Through New Partnership with Right Dose Pharmacy
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2017--Guardian Pharmacy Services, one of the nation’s largest long-term care (LTC) pharmacy companies, today announced that Right Dose Pharmacy, a leading indep...
10:43AM ( 1 month ago )
Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's
Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease
2:07PM ( 1 month ago )
Is your own MD best in the hospital? Study eyes hospitalists
Study suggests old-fashioned family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospital patients
1:28PM ( 1 month ago )
OneDigital Health and Benefits Appoints John Ollis Senior Vice President Strategic Partnerships
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 8, 2017--OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest employee benefits-only company, has named John Ollis, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships....
10:15AM ( 1 month ago )
Repeal of medical deduction prompts tax bill pushback
Groups representing older people and patients push back on repeal of medical deduction
1:23PM ( 1 month ago )