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Posted: 2019-09-19 21:13:00
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Drugmakers hate the idea. But Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump both say pegging the prices of U.S. medicine to what people elsewhere pay could save U.S. patients a bundle. Here's how an "IPI" might work.
Posted: 2019-09-12 20:31:59
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Research shows hearing loss contributes to social isolation among seniors. Hearing aids can make a big difference, but seniors often shun them because of cost and stigma.
Posted: 2019-09-03 09:00:18
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President Trump promises he has a "phenomenal" health plan if the ACA is overturned in court. Here's a glimpse, according to analysts and his advisers, of what might be included in a GOP health plan.
Posted: 2019-09-02 09:45:00
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Americans born in the '70s and '80s may not be immune to measles, health officials say. If you're traveling to a country or region having an outbreak, consider a second dose of vaccine before you go.
Posted: 2019-09-01 11:00:29
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Pessimists may suspect this finding, but researchers who tracked the health outcomes of thousands of adults across many years found optimists were much more likely to reach 85. Optimism is teachable.