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Majority of Americans fear health-related bankruptcy, show surveys

Majority of Americans fear health-related bankruptcy, show surveys

Republican Convention, Day 4: Fireworks … and shining a light on Trump’s claims

Republican Convention, Day 4: Fireworks … and shining a light on Trump’s claims

Higher dosage of opioids for outpatient knee surgery is linked to increased risk of overdose death

Higher dosage of opioids for outpatient knee surgery is linked to increased risk of overdose death

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Still waiting for that Trump health plan

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Still waiting for that Trump health plan

Medicare Part D insurance plans largely favor generics over brand-name drugs

Medicare Part D insurance plans largely favor generics over brand-name drugs

Pandemic’s bumps and backlash shape Montana race poised to steer US Senate

Pandemic’s bumps and backlash shape Montana race poised to steer US Senate

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Non-adherence to prescription medicines is more common in younger U.S women

Non-adherence to prescription medicines is more common in younger U.S women

Quest Diagnostics Health Trends study: HPV screening less likely to detect cervical cancer than cotesting

Quest Diagnostics Health Trends study: HPV screening less likely to detect cervical cancer than cotesting

Senators Cassidy and Carper urge CMS to update restrictive coverage policies on obesity drugs and IBT

Senators Cassidy and Carper urge CMS to update restrictive coverage policies on obesity drugs and IBT

Analysis: How a COVID-19 vaccine could cost Americans dearly

Analysis: How a COVID-19 vaccine could cost Americans dearly

2021 health plans granted leeway to limit consumers’ benefit from drug coupons

2021 health plans granted leeway to limit consumers’ benefit from drug coupons

New program aims to prevent prescription drug use among high school students

New program aims to prevent prescription drug use among high school students

Study: Linking hospital and other databases can predict risk of opioid overdoses

Study: Linking hospital and other databases can predict risk of opioid overdoses

Research highlights critical barriers that can limit patients' access to medications

Research highlights critical barriers that can limit patients' access to medications

Apotex recalls some Metformin batches due to possible carcinogen

Apotex recalls some Metformin batches due to possible carcinogen

Immune modulation can cure severe and often fatal fungal infection in children

Immune modulation can cure severe and often fatal fungal infection in children

New project aims to develop software tool to protect patient data in COVID-19 research

New project aims to develop software tool to protect patient data in COVID-19 research

New clinical trial to test treatment that targets overactive immune response to COVID-19

New clinical trial to test treatment that targets overactive immune response to COVID-19

AGS awards highest honor to West Health for visionary work to improve geriatric care

AGS awards highest honor to West Health for visionary work to improve geriatric care