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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.

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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.

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Health Care Costs: Americans Are Still Spending More for Less

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.

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Surprised by That Medical Bill? You Aren't Alone

More than half of Americans surveyed report they’ve been surprised by an unexpected medical bill they believed would be covered by their health insurance.

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Will Medicare Pay for That?

Medicare pays many kinds of medical bills, but it doesn’t cover everything. This quiz could help you avoid some costly surprises.

Young woman with IBD holding stomach in pain.

IBD: How to Avoid Being Hospitalized

Limiting the number of hospital stays can drastically improve a patient’s life with IBD.

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How Good Are Walk-in Health Clinics?

Many retail outlets, like chain pharmacies, now have walk-in health clinics to convince consumers that all of their needs can be handled at one location.