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FDA Seeks Way To Review Old Drugs Without Causing Price Hikes

Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine.

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Biden’s Long-term Care Plan: What’s At Stake

There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?

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Why You Should Consider Seeing A Geriatrician

It comes as second nature for most parents to take their children to a pediatrician at least once a year. The differences between children and adults are so stark that it makes sense to choose a doctor specially trained to treat younger patients.

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Biden’s Expansion Of Long-Term Care Sparks Debate

President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medicaid program and piggybacking the whole idea on an infrastructure bill.

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Cocoa May Protect Your Heart When You’re Stressed

Increased consumption of flavanols could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research.

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Coupons And Vouchers For Drugs Cover A Sliver of Prescriptions

Use of vouchers and coupons offered by pharmaceutical companies to defray patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs is concentrated among a small number of drugs.

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