The Trump administration pledged Wednesday to reduce end stage kidney disease by 25 percent by 2030, proposing to provide better care earlier in the disease’s progression and double the number of kidney transplants performed in the United States.

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Sharona Hoffman: Many laws and regulations protect the health and welfare of American workers. This is particularly true when public safety depends on those jobs.

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While the report describes a poorly regulated hospice system, it also found that Medicare gives consumers limited options to screen for quality on their own or lodge complaints.

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Our Travis Rieder, PhD, discusses his new book, In Pain, with Terry Gross on Fresh Air.

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Sen. Wyden recently identified several individuals and tax-exempt organizations with “significant” financial ties to opioid manufacturers who have been appointed to various federal panels charged with making decisions and recommendations relating to opioid prescribing practices, the letter states.

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Do. Not. Panic.

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Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politics.

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The American Medical Association has joined the Red River Women’s Clinic, the last abortion facility in the state, and its medical director, Kathryn Eggleston, to argue that the law violates doctors’ constitutional right to free speech by forcing them to lie to patients.

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