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How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Surgery Complete on Mets Ace Harvey

NEW YORK (AP) _ Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has had elbow-reconstruction surgery, and he will miss the entire 2014 season. Dr. James Andrews performed the operation that repaired a partial tear of the ulnar collateral […]

10/22/2013

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Is It Wise To Have Wisdom Teeth Pulled?

For years, conventional wisdom has suggested that wisdom teeth have to be removed. However, some experts say that no one should have their wisdom teeth pulled.

09/18/2013

BOSTON, MA - MAY 6: Joel Hanrahan #52 of the Boston Red Sox leaves in the 9th inning after giving up a game-tying home run against the Minnesota Twins on May 6, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ligament, Tendon Surgery For Red Sox Closer

Boston Red Sox right-hander Joel Hanrahan had ligament replacement surgery Thursday on his right elbow.

05/17/2013

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Hanrahan Surgery Probably Next Week

Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan says he expects to undergo season-ending surgery to his right forearm next week.

05/11/2013

BOSTON, MA - MAY 6: Joel Hanrahan #52 of the Boston Red Sox leaves in the 9th inning after giving up a game-tying home run against the Minnesota Twins on May 6, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sox Closer Hanrahan Could Have Season-Ending Surgery

Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan is contemplating season-ending surgery after being examined by orthopedist James Andrews.

05/10/2013

Omar Calhoun (Courtesy Bob Stowell/ UConn)

Two Surgeries For UConn Guard

Connecticut guard Omar Calhoun has undergone two surgeries to alleviate discomfort in his hips.

05/09/2013

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera smiles after tying the Major League Baseball all-time saves record following a 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Rivera tied Trevor Hoffman with 601 career saves. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Rivera In First Game Simulation Since Knee Surgery

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has thrown 18 pitches in his first simulated game since knee surgery last year.

02/28/2013

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia responds to questions during a baseball news conference for the AL division series, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees are slated to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 on Friday, (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Sabathia Says First Pitch Since Surgery Felt Good

CC Sabathia wasn’t surprised his first pitch was well inside off the plate. The important thing was the New York Yankees’ ace felt good.

02/16/2013

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