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How doctors write prescriptions is influenced by several factors, including their area’s racial composition, level of affluence, and state health care laws.
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.
Sexual minorities in the U.S. are less likely to have jobs and health insurance and more likely to have poor health and a lower quality of life than straight adults.
Find out what chronic disease is costing American women — in finances and life — and what we can do to prevent it.
No health insurance? High deductible? Learn about your options for low-cost health insurance and health care as a young adult on a budget.
You could be going through step therapy — when insurance companies try less expensive treatments before offering the goods — and not even know it.
If you get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, you may have received a renewal notice this year that gave you sticker shock. Here’s what to do.
Under the Affordable Care Act health insurance is required to provide all forms of birth control free. The rule is still in effect, with a major new exception.
Picking a health insurance plan can be difficult. Try these four strategies to get the best health insurance deal for you.