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The Trump administration says its new ruling is a way to protect religious freedoms. But many say it goes too far.
More than half of U.S. adults struggle with medical costs — and it’s only going to get worse, researchers say.
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.
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?”
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.
The United States continues to spend more per capita on health care than any other developed country — not for better medical care, because of higher prices.
The development of newer medications does increase drug prices overall but a study suggests drug manufacturers hike the prices of older medicines too.
Straightforward advice on how to make the skin cancer screening process go smoothly.
How can you know which Medicare plan you'll need for rheumatoid arthritis? We break it all down to help you determine which is right for you.
How doctors write prescriptions is influenced by several factors, including their area’s racial composition, level of affluence, and state health care laws.