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Prescription Drug Misuse Hits 70% of American Workplaces

Prescription drug misuse has spread so much that it is a problem in over 70% of American workplaces. This is according a new survey by the National Safety Council. New ...
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What Are the Odds That Your Medical Information Has Been Stolen?

A recent survey from Accenture showed that 26% U.S. consumers have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, and half of those who experienced a breach were victims ...
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Has the IRS Driven the First Nail Into Obamacare’s Coffin?

One of the first orders that President Donald Trump signed on the day he was inaugurated was a directive requiring federal agencies to minimize the economic and regulatory burdens of ...
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Americans, Worried About Heart Disease, Don’t Know What Causes It

Americans are worried about dying from heart disease. However, a new study shows that most people don't know what causes it. The Cleveland Clinic recently issued research that showed the ...
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Obamacare Repeal Cost: 1.2 Million Jobs Nationwide

Ever since its passage in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare) has been under attack by congressional Republicans and its repeal was guaranteed by candidate, now President, Donald Trump. ...
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What the FDA Approves — and What It Doesn’t

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes a decision to approve or reject a new product, that decision often dictates whether a small company will flourish or disappear. But ...
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America’s 400 Richest Taxpayers Could Get $7 Million Tax Cuts If ACA Is Repealed

A certain beneficiary of the Republican congressional delegation's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — widely known as Obamacare — will be the 400 richest households in the United ...
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10 US Cities With the Shortest Life Expectancies

An average American could expect to live 78.8 years in 2015, a slight drop from 78.9 in 2014. The U.S. ranked 42nd in the world in 2014, a full five ...
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10 US Cities With the Longest Life Expectancies

An average American could expect to live 78.8 years in 2015, a slight drop from 78.9 in 2014. The U.S. ranked 42nd in the world in 2014, a full five ...
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Health Care Spending Reaches $3.2 Trillion, Nearly $10,000 per Person

Health care costs are on a rapid upturn, and with a vengeance in 2015. According to an article in Health Affairs, nationwide spending reached $3.2 trillion last year, up 5.8% ...
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Americans Delay Medical Treatment to Avoid High Deductibles

It has long been said that many Americans have avoided seeking medical treatment because they were not insured or that they were specifically excluded from coverage for a pre-existing condition. ...
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Graphic Images on Cigarette Packages Could Save 650,000 Lives

A new study published in Tobacco Control indicates that including graphic images of the effects of smoking on the printed warning labels on cigarettes might save hundreds of thousands of lives. According ...
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2 Diet Drinks a Day Could Double Diabetes Risk

The European Society of Endocrinology has just published a study that soda manufacturers will not like. People who drink two diet sodas a day can double their risk of Type ...
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How Just 10 States Saved Almost $120 Billion in 2015 Using Generic Drugs

It is no secret that the health care system in America needs help. Treatment costs have gone through the roof over the past two decades, and there is an ongoing ...
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US Cities Where the Fewest Residents Lack Health Insurance

At some point in the campaigning for national office this year, the subject of health insurance has to raise its head. After all, the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare) is ...
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