In fact, a number said they have seen a decline in immigrant families using preventive health care services for their children since the Trump administration published its proposed “public charge” update last fall — even when the children are U.S. citizens and are not subject to the rule

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With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said

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Lessons from the Baltimore Reading and Eye Disease Study were applied to the creation of Vision for Baltimore. “Many children in need of vision care are not accessing it routinely,” said Megan Collins, MD, MPH, assistant professor of ophthalmology, and faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Everyone in Clearlake knew Charlie. You could find him in the park, sleeping on a bench, or around town adding to his impressive list of transgressions. In a single year, Charlie racked up more than 35 skirmishes with law enforcement, 25 hospital visits, and 16 emergency transports. By most accounts, he was a burden to the system

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The rich tend to be in better health and fill fewer prescriptions over all, except for certain types of medications, an analysis finds

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And we are not prepared for it. A century ago, the Spanish flu killed more than 50 million people. The world is at risk of another pandemic of similar scale

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The complexity of the system comes with costs that aren’t obvious but that we all pay

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