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The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a new guideline that recommends adults 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.
Moses West, a retired Army officer, is hoping to showcase his atmospheric water generator in Vieques, Puerto Rico, and stir up business.
Children who have been separated from their parents at the border, some as young as 3, are being ordered to appear for their own deportation proceedings, attorneys say. One legal advocate in Los Angeles described a scene in which a 3-year-old who’d received an order to appear started climbing up on the table during the proceeding, highlighting “the absurdity of what we’re doing with these kids.”
Pending state legislation would require that foster youth be informed of their legal right to seek “gender-affirming health care.” Advocates say the measure would simply give them access to doctors who can help them navigate gender identity issues, but opponents warn it would open the door to hormone and other therapies that could cause long-term health problems.
Despite a decision by the Trump administration to ask a court to nullify the portion of the health law guaranteeing coverage to the sick, the Kaiser Family Foundation poll finds most people want insurers to be required to offer coverage and not charge more.
The five Democrats who led the key committees that wrote the Affordable Care Act talk with Julie Rovner at a session at the Spotlight Health portion of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado.
Federal officials say loosening the regulation of these plans will offer small businesses a more affordable health insurance option, but critics are wary.
The surgeon and writer has been named to head a project by Amazon, Bershire-Hathway and JP Morgan to reduce health costs. He said he wants to help doctors “do the right thing” in delivering care.
The showers at Saban Community Clinic can be a gateway to other services, including health care, insurance sign-ups and housing referrals.
As more Americans are diagnosed with dementia, families who have firearms struggle with ways to stay safe. A Kaiser Health News investigation uncovered dozens of cases of deaths and injuries.