After being approved by a key committee last week, a bill that would have required drug companies to justify treatment costs and price hikes was pulled by its author on Wednesday

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For people without access to private transportation, getting to medical appointments can be a challenge, especially if they have chronic conditions that require frequent appointments

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The unrelenting struggle of raising Brazil’s Zika babies. Baby Duda sat in bed, a pink barrette in her hair. She was ready to go home after a month in the hospital — when she began gasping for breath. Nurses rushed to her side with emergency oxygen

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Large employers expect health costs to continue rising by about 6 percent in 2017, a moderate increase compared with historical trends that nevertheless far outpaces growth in the economy, two new surveys show

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The most expensive drugs in history, or medicine’s biggest bargains? Gene therapy could be both

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Obamacare has provided health insurance to some 20 million people. But are they any better off? This has been the central question as we’ve been watching the complex and expensive health law unfurl

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For most of my adult life, I’ve picked my health insurance based on one simple standard: Does my beloved primary care physician participate in the plan?

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There’s something that really bothers Stanford psychiatry professor Keith Humphreys. When he thinks of all the years he spends training the next generation of psychiatrists, the enormous investment in medical school and residency, he wants them to devote that education to taking care of people with serious mental illness

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