It’s a disaster in the making…it’s actually an approach that could do more harm than good for people who seemingly have “nothing left to lose.” I’m also not sure why such a law is needed, since people like me already have access to experimental therapies

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on Tuesday that they would form an independent health care company to serve their employees in the United States

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Scientists have used a device that fits in the palm of the hand to sequence the human genome

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, it tends to cost money, but it improves quality of life at a very reasonable price

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The number of people covered is only half the healthcare story. The other is quality of coverage for those fortunate enough to have health insurance.
Frequently, it can be a struggle for patients to receive coverage for legitimate claims

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Christopher Robertson and Kelly McBride Folkers write, “Despite the policy’s broad support, it has yet to help a single patient in Arizona obtain an experimental drug that they couldn’t have gotten before. Thirty-seven other states have also passed right to try bills, but likewise have seen little real impact for patients.”

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CancerSEEK is a noninvasive test that can detect cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectum, lung, or breast

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Holly Fernandez Lynch writes, “Nevertheless, even the upswing still leaves quite a bit of the glass empty: Results from more than 1 in 4 trials have still not been properly reported. The ethical consequences are substantial, and the government should be using its considerable enforcement authority to put an end to it. But it isn’t.”

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