Inpatient drug spending increased by 23.4 percent annually from 2013 to 2015, compared with 9.9 percent annual increases on retail drug spending during the same period, according to a new report

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Who is right? Is your choice to eat meat really your own or should you consider more than yourself? How fair is it to tell others what to eat? The situation is so complex that it kind of makes you hungry. Let’s look at both sides of the burger (or sirloin or lamb chop, etc.)

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While critics emphasize the ACA’s shortcomings, cost and quality issues have long plagued the U.S. health care system. As my research demonstrates, we have these problems because insurance companies are at the center of the system, where they both finance and manage medical care. If this system is so flawed, how did we get stuck with it in the first place?

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There are hundreds of early clinical trials, but only a handful of late-stage ones have reached completion

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An overwhelming majority of Americans favor government action to restrain prescription drug prices, according to a poll released Thursday

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The medical maker collective Four Thieves Vinegar made an “EpiPencil” for a tiny fraction of what the EpiPen manufacturer Mylan charges

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Privately insured people with cancer were diagnosed earlier and lived longer than those who were uninsured or were covered by Medicaid, according to two recent studies

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Unplugged and Unmoored

September 16, 2016

Susan Gubar: I realized that I could do without the television and the landline, but the loss of the web was harrowing. I worried: How could I, as a cancer patient, manage to exist without internet access?

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