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Trump’s Promise To Rein In Drug Prices Could Open Floodgate To Importation Laws

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March 22, 2017 at 8:50 pm

With prescription drug prices soaring and President Donald Trump vowing to take action, an old idea is gaining fresh traction: allowing Americans to buy medicines from foreign pharmacies at far lower...

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GOP Health Plan Aims To Curb Medicaid, Expand State Options

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March 22, 2017 at 4:15 pm | For all its populist design, the House GOP’s latest proposal to overhaul federal Medicaid funding creates financial risks for states and could leave some enrollees worse off. Dramatic changes in ...

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Fateful days changed the destiny of cardiology doctor

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March 22, 2017 at 8:53 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Two life-changing events helped mold Dr. Arie Szatkowski, an ebullient, shaggy-haired New Yorker, into a cardiac crusader of the Mid-South. ...

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A Fact Check Finds Many Misleading Letters From Lawmakers On Health Care

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March 22, 2017 at 12:23 pm | When Louisiana resident Andrea Mongler wrote to her senator, Bill Cassidy, in support of the Affordable Care Act, she wasn’t surprised to get an email back detailing the law’s faults. Cassidy, a Repu...

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Even With History of Food Safety Disasters, Emails Show Perdue Fretted About Regulation

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March 22, 2017 at 7:23 am | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Uruguay. March 22, 2017 -- Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, the president's nominee to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was convinced in June 2016 t...

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A Young Man With Parkinson’s Frets Over The Affordability Of GOP Health Plan

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March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | [protected-iframe id="db4d3430463106b96e4213e9e7755ce1-7618883-99279322" info="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/519432950/519703388" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"] Many mil...

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Medicaid Caps Pitched By GOP Could Shrink Seniors’ Benefits

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March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | Before nursing home patient Carmencita Misa became bedridden, she was a veritable “dancing queen,” says her daughter, Charlotte Altieri. “Even though she would work about 60 hours a week, she wou...

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House Republicans Recycle Controversial 2003 Bill To Boost Small-Business Insurance

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March 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | In a bid to improve the health insurance purchasing clout of small businesses, House Republicans have dusted off a piece of controversial legislation more than a decade old and passed it Thursday as ...

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¿Habla el idioma de la ley de salud? Haga click en los globos para aprenderlo

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March 21, 2017 at 12:07 pm | [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="770"] ¿Tiene preguntas sobre los términos que se están usando en el debate sobre el rechazo y reemplazo del Obacamare? Haga click en los globos para aprender má...

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