According to a new study, states that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health

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Federal investigators this month identified the largest cluster of advanced black lung cases ever officially recorded. More than 400 coal miners frequenting three clinics in southwestern Virginia between 2013 and 2017 were found to have complicated black lung disease, an extreme form characterized by dense masses of scar tissue in the lungs

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The Oregon House passed a historic resolution, House Joint Resolution 203, the “Hope Amendment,” authored by Rep. Mitch Greenlick (with many co-sponsors), which would give the Oregon electorate the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the Oregon Constitution declaring health care to be a fundamental right

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So why isn’t more being done? Melioidosis is a bacterial infection that quietly causes thousands of deaths each year. Meet the doctor who made it his mission to make the world take notice

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Lack of dental care through Medicaid not only harms people’s health, but has negative economic implications as well

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“What that analysis leaves out is that the rate of increase was higher in the expansion states in all the years preceding Medicaid expansion,” Brendan Saloner, an assistant professor in health policy at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Gwen Hurd got the letter just before her shift at the outlet mall. Her health insurance company informed her that coverage for her family of three, purchased through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, would cost almost 60 percent more this year — $1,200 a month

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State financial regulators in New York said Wednesday that they would investigate reports that gay men have been denied insurance policies covering life, disability or long-term care because they were taking medication to protect themselves against HIV

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