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Under a new law, you could get money back if you were charged out-of-network prices after going to a medical provider who is listed in your health plan’s network.
The drug Lantus is among a new generation of diabetes medications that is difficult for governments — and consumers — to afford.
Researchers at Harvard University examined thousands of studies to determine why drug prices have climbed and what might be done about it.
In a small study, Minnesota researchers found that the infant drops used to increase visibility during procedures may create a "perfect habitat" for bacteria and make scopes harder to clean.
Consumer campaigns, hospital rules and some new state laws seek to increase awareness about the lethal disease.
The opioid epidemic may be fueling a rise in the number of children in foster care. But a special family court is trying to keep families together by treating parents with substance abuse problems.
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Two measures seek to ease patients’ transportation woes and doctor shortages.
PACE, a little-known Medicare program that helps keep older people in their own homes, is allowing for-profit companies in. Tech and venture capital have expressed interest.
Covered California says most consumers can avoid double-digit premium hikes next year if they shop around. But will enrollees be willing to switch plans if it means having to change doctors?
But more training is needed for such translators to do their jobs well, without miscommunications and misunderstandings.
Garen Wintemute, an ER doctor, gun violence researcher and advocate of tighter firearms restrictions, finds opportunity in the wake of mass shootings like the one that struck an Orlando night club last month.
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