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How to Get Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment on a Budget
If you find a lump in your breast and don't have insurance, you might be eligible for breast cancer screening and treatment through this government program.
Chronic Disease in Women: Deadly and Costly
Find out what chronic disease is costing American women — in finances and life — and what we can do to prevent it.
Score! 11 Ways to Save on Your Meds
Tired of breaking the bank every time you go to pay for your prescription drugs? Save big with these insider tips that slash drug costs.
Could Your Doctor’s Religious Beliefs Come Between You and Your Health Care?
The Trump administration says its new ruling is a way to protect religious freedoms. But many say it goes too far.
Americans Are Drowning in Medical Debt
More than half of U.S. adults struggle with medical costs — and it’s only going to get worse, researchers say.
Drug Prices 'Work Against Patients,' Pharma Exec Admits
High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in D.C., senators grilled top executives from pharma companies about list prices of medications, some of which can be life-saving for patients.
Fighting the Effects of Hospital Sleep Deprivation
If you’ve ever been hospitalized, you probably thought — or even complained to your night nurse — “How is anyone supposed to get any sleep around here?”
Have More Than One Health Condition? It’ll Cost You
A study confirms the cost of treating someone who has more than one chronic medical condition is higher than the cost of treating each condition separately.