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American support for government-run, single-payer health care, once a fringe opinion, is picking up momentum.
At least six clinical labs are mired in bankruptcy court after Medicare alleged they improperly billed the government for unnecessary urine, genetic, or heart disease tests.
'Telemedicine is a great idea in theory, but it doesn't fix the workforce shortage problem,' said Dr. Emily Zarse.
Wellness coaching aims to rethink how we treat aging.
Tuesday's Senate hearing, the third in a series, comes as Americans across the political spectrum say lowering the price of prescription drugs is a top priority.
Leapfrog Group called the lawsuit from Saint Anthony's Hospital an 'eleventh hour gambit to turn back the clock on a disappointing safety grade based.'
Some analysts question whether the bill restoring the federal cost-sharing subsidy payments could actually do more harm than good.
While the nation grapples with soaring prices of drugs, dozens of cities, counties and school districts across the country have quietly found a solution they say protects their budgets and saves workers money.
Although people over age 52 still account for the largest share of chronic hepatitis C cases, the highest number of new infections occurs among people in their 20s.
The perverse incentives of the health care payment system have long made it far more lucrative to treat severe, dangerous asthma attacks than to prevent them.