Many patients like Bacon struggle to get insurance coverage for their mental health treatment, even though two federal laws were designed to bring parity between mental and physical health care coverage. Recent studies and a legal case suggest serious disparities remain

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A million Rohingya refugees in crowded shelters with poor sanitation – ideal conditions for infections to spread. Here’s how to stop these deadly outbreaks

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Researchers have analysed anonymized phone records of tens of millions of people in low-income countries. Critics question whether the benefits outweigh the risks

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Aaron Troy writes, “Trump administration recently finalized a rule that will require drug makers to show a medication’s list price. As a future physician, I am against this change. Adding the information would make the ads less helpful and more confusing for patients, who are powerless to change the complex system…”

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Naturopaths have long been obsessed with a gene called MTHFR. Now vaccine skeptics are testing for it too

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In this AJOB editorial, Governor Laura Kelly of Kansas explains her support for expanding Medicaid to eliminate a “cruel coverage gap” for nearly 150,000 Kansans

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While there are several common challenges that help explain why vaccination rates in the Philippines aren’t up to where public health officials say they need to be, there’s another reason behind the outbreak. The country suffered a major vaccine scandal two years ago that has left many Filipinos distrustful, even fearful of vaccines

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Understanding why living on the street seems to cause rapid aging could help homeless people — and governments

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