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Watch: Their Baby Died. The Medical Bills Haunted Them.

Oct 01, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Sterling Raspe lived just eight months. In this KHN video, her father shows the 2-inch stack of medical bills generated by Sterling’s...
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Listen: Grieving Families Face the Cruelest Bills

Oct 01, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber talks with NPR's "Consider This" podcast about her reporting on families confronted with medical bills while grieving the loss of a baby who received expensive hospital...
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Oct 01, 2022 , CNN Health
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Allan Sills, about the events leading up to Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's...
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Town Hall Ventures Raises $350 Million More As Underserved Care Strategy Takes Off

Sep 30, 2022 , Forbes
Town Hall Ventures closed on a $350 million fund - its largest so far - to invest in medically underserved communities....
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Survey: Consumers prefer telehealth over in-person visits for routine, mental healthcare

Sep 30, 2022 , Mobile Health News
A J.D. Power study indicates telehealth is the preferred method among consumers for receiving certain types of medical care....
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Proov’s New Study Showing Sustained Elevated Progesterone Levels Increase Clinical Pregnancy Rates By 75%

Sep 30, 2022 , Forbes
Proov, makers of the first and only FDA-cleared PdG-test and the first full cycle tracking kit, today announces first of its kind findings that should help inform the medical community and American women surrounding the role of...
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Few Places Have More Medical Debt Than Dallas-Fort Worth, but Hospitals There Are Thriving

Sep 29, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Some hospitals notch big profits while patients are pushed into debt by skyrocketing medical prices and high deductibles, a KHN analysis...
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Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in US. What you should know about screenings

Sep 29, 2022 , CNN Health
Many people postponed routine medical care because of disruptions related to the Covid-19 pandemic. That includes a decline in cancer screenings. Why is cancer screening so important and what are guidelines for who should be screened for what cancer? CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen shares expert...
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Medical Cannabis Could Replace Addictive Opioids For Pain Relief, Study Suggests

Sep 28, 2022 , Forbes
Nearly 86% of survey participants reported reduced pain after taking medical...
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Embedded Bias: How Medical Records Sow Discrimination

Sep 27, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Medical records can contain seemingly objective descriptions that are actually full of coded language and subtext. How does that affect...
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Seer Medical receives FDA 510(k) for its at-home epilepsy diagnosis aide

Sep 27, 2022 , Mobile Health News
The company’s Seer Home device allows for potential epilepsy diagnosis through at-home data collection....
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Transformation Requires That You Stay True To And Evolve Who You Are

Sep 25, 2022 , Forbes
City of Hope National Medical Center carries a 109-year-old legacy as one of the world's leading cancer care institutions whose relentless strategic focus can teach us all invaluable lessons about leadership, belief in the mission, and scaling...
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Journalists Dissect Medical Coding and Parse the President’s Words

Sep 25, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
KHN and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here’s a collection of their...
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Shattered Dreams and Bills in the Millions: Losing a Baby in America

Sep 24, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
On top of fearing for their children’s lives, new parents of very fragile, very sick infants can face exorbitant hospital bills — even if they have insurance. Medical bills don’t go away if a child...
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In the Nick of Time: Advance Care Planning in the ICU

Sep 23, 2022 , American Journal of Nursing
Marian Grant, palliative care NP I’m a health policy consultant for national palliative care organizations and often advocate for advance care planning, a process that helps people with serious illness prepare for future decision-making. I also work as a palliative care nurse practitioner (NP) in an academic medical center where I see the [...] The post In the Nick of Time: Advance Care Planning in the ICU appeared first on Off the...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden Declares the Pandemic ‘Over’

Sep 23, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
President Joe Biden, in an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes,” declared the covid-19 pandemic “over,” stoking confusion for members of his administration trying to persuade Congress to provide more funding to fight the virus and the public to get the latest boosters. Meanwhile, concerns about a return of medical inflation is helping boost insurance premiums even as private companies race to get their piece of the health pie. Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Joanne Kenen of the Johns...
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Sep 23, 2022 , CNN Health
More people are surviving cancer than ever before in the US, according to a new report from the American Association for Cancer Research. CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta...
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Sep 21, 2022 , CNN Health
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against a TikTok trend of kids cooking chicken with NyQuil. CNN medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula talks about the dangers of following this trend....
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Medical Debt Can Crush Even the Insured

Sep 20, 2022 , WebMD
Medical debt more than doubles your chances of not being able to afford food, rent, mortgage or utilities, and losing your...
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Court Ruling May Spur Competitive Health Plans to Bring Back Copays for Preventive Services

Sep 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
The Affordable Care Act required that health insurers provide many medical screenings and prevention services at no out-of-pocket cost to health plan members. But insurers and employers may consider adding cost sharing for preventive services now that a federal court ruled the ACA’s mandate is...
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