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Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Oct 16
The study in the journal Health Affairs found that immigrants covered by private health insurance and their employers contributed nearly $25 billion more in premiums in 2014 than was spent on their care

Drugmakers to Disclose Prices for Medicines Advertised on TV

Drugmakers to Disclose Prices for Medicines Advertised on TV

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 16
Drugmakers will start disclosing the prices for U.S. prescription drugs that are advertised on TV, but the Trump administration said the move announced Monday doesn't go far enough.

Democrats Go All-In on Health Care in Midterms

Democrats Go All-In on Health Care in Midterms

By Nicholas Riccardi | Oct 15
While Democratic enthusiasm this year has largely been fueled by anger toward President Donald Trump, candidates have targeted their messaging to focus more on health care.

Dementia and Guns: When Should Doctors Intervene?

Dementia and Guns: When Should Doctors Intervene?

By Melissa Bailey | Oct 12
Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don't ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: "Do you have guns at home?"

Bruce Richman Wants You to Know About U = U

Bruce Richman Wants You to Know About U = U

By Steve Duffy | Oct 11
Bruce Richman founded the Prevention Access Campaign to get the word out that being undetectable means that you are untransmittable (U = U). EDGE spoke to Richman about his organization and his advocacy.

Toxic Metal Found in Chain Stores' Jewelry

Toxic Metal Found in Chain Stores' Jewelry

By Ariel Tu | Oct 11
Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results.

Millennials Are Spurning the 'Family Doctor' Model

Millennials Are Spurning the 'Family Doctor' Model

Oct 10
Millennialls' preferences for convenience, fast service, connectivity and price transparency are upending the time-honored model of office-based primary care.

Top 3 Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Top 3 Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Oct 9
As we age, our bodies start working in ways that we may find hard to adapt to. That's why hormone replacement therapy has become very popular with the aging population. Here's our guide to the top three benefits.

Fact-Check: Trump Distorts Democrats' Health Care Ideas

Fact-Check: Trump Distorts Democrats' Health Care Ideas

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 9
Forget "Obamacare." President Donald Trump has found a new target when it comes to ideas from the Democrats for the nation's health care system.

Study Finds 1 in 3 U.S. Adults Eats Fast Food Each Day

Study Finds 1 in 3 U.S. Adults Eats Fast Food Each Day

By Mike Stobbe | Oct 9
A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people.

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