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Medicines, drugs

Medicare Spent Billions On Drugs Without Confirmed Clinical Benefits

The U.S. federal government spent an estimated $1.8 billion in Medicare funds in 2019 on drugs whose clinical benefits have yet to be confirmed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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AARP

The AARP Billion-Dollar Bounty

In September, AARP, the giant organization for older Americans, agreed to promote a burgeoning chain of medical clinics called Oak Street Health, which has opened more than 100 primary care outlets in nearly two dozen states.

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health, doctor, video, internet

Lawmakers Debate How Much To Pay For Phone Appointments

It took covid-19 to give millions of Americans the option of telling their doctor about their aches and pains by phone.

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Is Your Living Room The Future Of Hospital Care?

Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients’ homes.

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Bill

Bill For Medical Treatment Went Sky High When Doctor Moved Up A Floor

Lee and her family were outraged by the sudden price hike, considering she had gotten the same shots for the far lower price multiple times in the years before.

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eyewear

COVID-19: How Best To Handle Eyewear

Careful, proper cleaning and protection of eyewear is emphasized in these unprecedented times.

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