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50 years of Medicare, by the numbers

Jul 30, 2015
The sweeping health care laws cover a third of Americans.
Posted In: health care, medicaid, Medicare

At 50, Medicare is spending more on hospice

Jul 30, 2015
25 percent goes to end-of-life care, but does it save on other expenses?
Posted In: Medicare, hospice, palliative care

Healthcare expenditures are picking up again

Jul 29, 2015
Some analysts see a 'fundamental shift' in the system.
Posted In: health care costs, health care, medicaid
The Covered California website is displayed during a healthcare enrollment fair in San Francisco, California.

California leads in lowering health insurance premiums

Jul 28, 2015
The state has kept prices low by negotiating with insurers and limiting options.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, covered california, health insurance
The logo of Israel's drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries at the Teva Pharma France headquarters

Teva agrees to buy Allergan for $40 billion

Jul 27, 2015
If approved, the deal places Teva amongst the largest drug companies on the planet.
Posted In: allergen, teva, drugs

$48 billion Anthem-Cigna deal could be close

Jul 23, 2015
Obamacare is behind the wave of proposed health insurer mergers.
Posted In: Cigna, Anthem, health insurance
The EyeCYou device created by Oluwatosin Oluwadare and his partner Mohammed Azmat Qureshi at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Developers look to create disability apps

Jul 22, 2015
Tech engineers are testing new ideas with the disabled community in mind.
Posted In: disability, Americans with Disabilities Act, developers

Looking for progress for treating Alzheimer's

Jul 22, 2015
Eli Lilly reports the results of a trial for Alzheimer's medication.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, drugs, consumer demand, Eli Lilly, Alzheimer's Association, Edward Jones

Blue Cross Blue Shield will offer credit protection

Jul 20, 2015
Millions of customers will be able to opt in.
Posted In: identity theft, cybersecurity, credit

Fast-tracking doctors to lessen student loans

Jul 20, 2015
A new trend aims to get students through medical school in 3 years instead 4.
Posted In: health care, doctors, medical school