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Pharmaceutical Cash Rolls Into Congress To Defend Embattled Industry

In the heat of the most ferocious battle over drug prices in years, pharmaceutical companies are showering U.S. senators with campaign cash as sweeping legislation heads toward the floor.

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Medicare To Launch Plan-Finder Website

Organizations that help enrollees with plan selection who have had an early peek at the new Plan Finder are cautiously optimistic about improvements. But they worry that the timing of the new website’s rollout will leave insufficient training time before the critical fall enrollment period.

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Caregivers Of People With Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Family caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

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What You Need To Know When Shopping Abroad For Cheaper Medications

In its effort to temper the sky-high prices Americans pay for many vital medications, the Trump administration last month unveiled a plan that would legalize the importation of selected prescription drugs from countries where they sell for far less.

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Solo Agers: 3 Steps To Keep Happier And Safer

Many people won’t have children to look after them as they age, either because they didn’t have kids or the ones they have aren’t available or reliable.

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A Brush With A Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education And The Big Bill That Followed

I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I’d never met before.

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