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Former Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell announces he has Parkinson's Disease 18.6.2018 Philly.com News
"The reason I'm going public today, I want to send a message" to people with symptoms, he said in a news conference at Pennsylvania Hospital. "The key is to get at it early," said Rendell,
State health insurers eye lower premiums for 2019 16.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota health insurers are proposing mostly lower premium rates for 2019 for the state's individual health insurance market, the Commerce Department said Friday.
Short of Skilled Medical Workers, U.K. to Relax Visa Limits 15.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The U.K. plans to relax immigration rules for doctors and nurses, an effort to address a staffing crunch in the state-run National Health Service that has worsened since voters chose to leave the European Union.
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In dispute between insurer & providers, people seeking mental health care turned away 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If you're looking for mental health care, and you pay Blue Cross Blue Shield for your health insurance, you're probably not going to get it.
400,000 Coloradans who buy their own health insurance are facing a big change this year 14.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Silver loading is coming to Colorado, but what is it and why does it matter? We've got you covered.
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1 in 3 adults in the U.S. takes medications linked to depression 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Depression is a possible side effect of 200 medications. Now, a new study finds people who take these drugs are, in fact, more likely to be depressed. The more drugs you take, the higher the risk.
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1 in 3 adults in the U.S. take medications that can cause depression 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two hundred medications have depression as a possible side effect. Now, a new study finds people who take these drugs are, in fact, more likely to be depressed. The more drugs you take, the higher the risk.
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He had 2 heart transplants. At 43, as a new dad, he needed a third 13.6.2018 Philly.com News
Heart transplants are riskier the second time around. Nate Collins needed a third one.
A bundle of joy, a pile of bills: Childbirth can cost thousands in out-of-pocket expenses 13.6.2018 Philly.com News
Even the routine birth of a healthy child to a woman who needs only a short time in the hospital can prove a financial surprise. As a greater share of all health-care costs shifts to consumers, new parents with already limited savings are being saddled with medical debt just as they are facing the added cost of diapers, day care, and the many other needs of a new baby.
Tyler Cowen and Amitabh Chandra on economics of health care 12.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Two prominent economists share their views on the politics, economics and ethics of America's health care system, at the St. Olaf College Institute on Freedom and Community.
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Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections 12.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A single-payer health care advocate in South Texas. A gun restriction supporter in Dallas. Cheerleaders in Arkansas and Iowa for public option health care.
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Avik Roy: We can have universal health care without Obamacare 11.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Avik Roy is a prominent national conservative who has a proposal to replace Obamacare with a system that provides universal coverage and is fiscally sustainable over the long haul.
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Focus on Health Care Jolts GOP Ahead of Midterms 9.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Trump administration’s legal push to strike down key parts of the Affordable Care Act is complicating the midterm November elections for Republicans who don’t want to look like they’re taking health coverage away.
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“We’re really taking step after step after step”: Jeff Sessions sings Trump’s praises in Denver speech at Western Conservative Summit 9.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sang President Donald Trump's praises in a Denver speech Friday at the Western Conservative Summit, touting his agency's move this week to not defend key elements of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.
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Report: Minnesota teen pregnancy at all-time low as STD rates continue to climb 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A new report from the University of Minnesota shows historic lows in teen pregnancy and birth rates in the past 26 years. But the increase in sexually transmitted diseases is up.
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Opioid prescribing guidelines frustrate cancer doctors as well as their patients 7.6.2018 Philly.com News
Amid efforts to curb abuse of opioids, oncology clinicians have been hit with confusing and conflicting guidelines for relieving cancer patients' pain.
Opioids are the only way he can manage his cancer pain. Stigma creates more problems 7.6.2018 Philly.com News
Before opioids started being so widely prescribed for so many reasons, they were universally regarded as appropriate for the pain of cancer. But now, the "opioid epidemic" is a phrase that gets thrown at me, and I am certain other cancer patients, even by medical professionals.
Trump Launches Revamp of Veterans' Health Care 7.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
President Trump signed into law Wednesday a sweeping measure to revamp the Department of Veterans Affairs’ health-care system, which will likely change the way veterans get care in the private sector.
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Teenage depression: If a parent doesn't get treatment for a child, is that abuse? 6.6.2018 Philly.com News
Hospital visits for kids in the U.S. who have contemplated or thought about suicide have risen sharply.
Faribault is latest community to face its mental health needs 6.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It's the latest community where someone is trying to do something about access to mental health care, something that everyone gets behind elsewhere until -- we're looking at you, Forest Lake -- people object.
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