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{FD} House advances dozens of bills to combat nation’s opioid crisis

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The House moved last week to push through dozens of bills aimed at curtailing the nationwide opioid epidemic — and lawmakers said they’re not done yet. Continue reading

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{FD} Do Trump’s plans for Title X implement a ‘gag rule’? A look at the proposal

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The Trump administration has moved to change how taxpayer funds go towards family planning organizations, especially those that provide or encourage patients to have abortions. Continue reading

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{FD} HHS Secretary, FDA Commissioner, CMS Administrator: Help is on the way for Americans facing high drug prices

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Americans should be able to reap the rewards of living in the country that has brought the world more new drugs than any other. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer experts say coffee is safe, despite California’s new warning label requirement

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A California court judge’s ruling ordering coffee companies to put cancer warning labels on their products is not changing the minds of scientists and health professionals who say there is no credible evidence to warrant the dramatic move. Continue reading

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{FD} Martin Shkreli controversies: A timeline of events

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Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. Continue reading

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{FD} CHIP: What to know about the Children’s Health Insurance Program

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After the federal funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired last year, healthcare experts urged lawmakers to act fast. Continue reading

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{FD} Kentucky to add Medicaid work requirement; first state to follow Trump plan

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Kentucky received the green light Friday to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive coverage. Continue reading

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{FD} This is Government Health Care – discounted medicines for hospitals, but no discounts for you. Enough!

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It is no secret that federal health programs are growing at an unwieldy and ultimately cataclysmic rate. Continue reading

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{FD} Fmr. HHS Sec. Tom Price’s wife reportedly suggests HIV quarantine in Georgia

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A state representative from Georgia reportedly proposed the idea of placing a quarantine on patients with HIV, the disease that causes AIDS. Continue reading

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{FD} Rep. Betty Price, wife of former HHS Secretary Tom Price, proposed quarantine of HIV patients

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A state representative from Georgia reportedly proposed the idea of placing a quarantine on patients with HIV, the disease that causes AIDS. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump says he spoke with Schumer, who says deal on replacing ObamaCare is ‘off the table’

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President Trump acknowledged that he indeed phoned Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer earlier this week about a possible bipartisan health care bill – an apparent sign that he remains frustrated with the GOP’s inability to repeal and replace ObamaC… Continue reading

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{FD} Trump, Schumer speak: Replacing ObamaCare ‘off the table,’ Dem says

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President Trump acknowledged that he indeed phoned Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer earlier this week about a possible bipartisan health care bill – an apparent sign that he remains frustrated with the GOP’s inability to repeal and replace ObamaC… Continue reading

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{FD} Trump to roll back ObamaCare contraceptive mandate: What is it?

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The Trump administration said Friday that it would roll back the contraceptive mandate put in place by ObamaCare and grant “full protections” to organizations that objected to it based on “religious or moral” grounds. Continue reading

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{FD} Graham-Cassidy health care bill to replace ObamaCare: What is it

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Four Republican senators have already said they will not vote for the health care legislation as it currently stands. Continue reading

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{FD} Single-payer health care: What is it?

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Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his controversial European-style health care plan last week – a single-payer system. Continue reading

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{FD} Martin Shkreli trial: A timeline of events

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Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. Continue reading

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