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Prescription Drug Prices Rose 3x Faster Than Inflation

The net cost of prescription drugs, meaning sticker price minus manufacturer discounts, rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation over the course of a decade.

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Age May Bias Heart Care, Study Finds

People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark.

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Happy Partner Leads To Healthier Future

Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners.

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Unfair Medicare Reimbursements Threaten Care

It costs more to care for patients who are frail, have dementia, are depressed or poor.

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Back Pain: Do Yoga, Tai Chi Or Qigong Help?

Treating back pain typically involves medication, including opioids, surgery, therapy and self-care options.

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Foods With Flavonol, Like Pears, Wine, Tomatoes Linked To Lower Dementia Risk

People who eat or drink more foods with the antioxidant flavonol, which is found in nearly all fruits and vegetables as well as tea, may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia years later, according to a study.

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