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Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC May 25, 2017

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates May 23, 2017

Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients

U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years May 22, 2017

Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist May 17, 2017

They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study May 12, 2017

Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill May 12, 2017

Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study May 09, 2017

But allergy experts advise not counting on older devices if you can replace them

Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario May 03, 2017

A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study May 01, 2017

Starting young would pay big dividends as children grow up, researcher says

House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul April 28, 2017

Revisions to initial GOP 'repeal and replace' plan didn't sit well with party moderates

Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer April 27, 2017

Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

Crossroads for Obamacare April 27, 2017

GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone April 17, 2017

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes April 14, 2017

But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain April 14, 2017

People over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking April 12, 2017

New report details costs of most popular plastic surgery procedures

EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade April 04, 2017

Study questions steep price hikes for lifesaving drugs, even among insured patients

Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say March 29, 2017

Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say March 28, 2017

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts March 27, 2017

Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening? March 27, 2017

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace March 24, 2017

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows March 21, 2017

But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years March 21, 2017

Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease March 20, 2017

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care? March 14, 2017

Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul March 14, 2017

Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health March 13, 2017

No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

Annual Death Toll From Alzheimer's Nearly Doubles in 15 Years March 07, 2017

Price tag hits $259 billion a year, projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2050, report finds

Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare March 06, 2017

Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage

Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study February 28, 2017

Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines February 27, 2017

Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds February 21, 2017

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own February 15, 2017

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

What's Next for the Obamacare Insurance Exchanges? February 10, 2017

Trump administration draft regulation reportedly could raise rates for older adults, shorten open enrollment for 2018

U.S. Legislation Boosted Access to Autism Services, With No Added Cost to Families February 07, 2017

Findings show 2008 federal 'parity' law is having desired effect, researchers say

Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity January 31, 2017

Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds

2 GOP Senators Unveil Obamacare Alternative January 23, 2017

Bill would allow states to stick with the controversial health reform law -- or not

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions January 20, 2017

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums January 17, 2017

Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

Steep Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network' January 17, 2017

For example, anesthesiologists charge nearly 6 times the Medicare rate, study finds

Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day January 11, 2017

Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances January 10, 2017

Studies suggest significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients

Tobacco Use Costs World 6 Million Lives, $1 Trillion Annually: Report January 10, 2017

Higher prices, taxes would deter smoking and generate income, WHO and others say

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