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Watch: What You Should Know About The New Rule On Short-Term Health Plans Feature
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Watch: What You Should Know About The New Rule On Short-Term Health Plans

Video discussion about the problems with short term health plans – also known as "skinny plans," which may have lower monthly premiums, but will not provide the benefits or protections required by the ACA.

Lost Your Job? Here's How to Find New Health Insurance
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Lost Your Job? Here's How to Find New Health Insurance

Shopping for health insurance at any time is a difficult task, but when you’ve just lost your job during a national crisis, it may feel overwhelming. Start by considering these three options.

What Are 'Surprise Medical Bills'? Six Ways to Address Unexpected Health-Care Costs
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What Are 'Surprise Medical Bills'? Six Ways to Address Unexpected Health-Care Costs

If you think that having “good insurance” will protect you from surprise medical bills, think again.

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care
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Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

The excessive testing, Corl said, stemmed from a model of emergency care that forces doctors to practice "fast and loose medicine."

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children
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Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Hoping That Insurance Expansion Will Help Tamp Outbreak, 9 States Reopen Marketplaces
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Hoping That Insurance Expansion Will Help Tamp Outbreak, 9 States Reopen Marketplaces

At least nine states are offering their uninsured residents another opportunity to sign up for a health plan this year as they seek new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The New U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Fails to Capture Many Deaths
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The New U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Fails to Capture Many Deaths

Since 2007, the government had held off on releasing an official estimate of expectant and new mothers who died from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. It waited for the data to get better. But the new, long-anticipated number falls short.

For Better Women’s Health, Expand the ACA, Not Medicare
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For Better Women’s Health, Expand the ACA, Not Medicare

If the goal is expanding access and improving affordability, then building on the ACA is a better strategy.

Importation of Prescription Drugs—Soothing Salve or Irritating Lotion?
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Importation of Prescription Drugs—Soothing Salve or Irritating Lotion?

Importation of prescription drugs to lower costs is being proposed by the Trump Administration using demonstration projects and other pathways. Safety concerns and monitoring have yet to be addressed, but it could be human experimentation without informed

The Health-Care Consumer's Survival Guide to Coronavirus
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The Health-Care Consumer's Survival Guide to Coronavirus

During the pandemic, we should think as much about "buying" health care as do about buying toilet paper. An expert shares four ways to take charge of your health-care costs.

Natural Supplements Can Be Dangerously Contaminated, or Not Even Have the Specified Ingredients
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Natural Supplements Can Be Dangerously Contaminated, or Not Even Have the Specified Ingredients

Are dietary supplements safe and effective? This professor of pharmacy explains what consumers should consider.

Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers
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Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers

Doctors fear that the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth, the nation’s leading cause of infant mortality and disability, will no longer be available to expectant mothers.

CBD Here, There, Everywhere! CBD and Women's Health
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CBD Here, There, Everywhere! CBD and Women's Health

Products with CBD (cannabidiol) are being widely sold, but there are unknown risks to the health of women, breast-feeding infants, or a developing fetus.

The Health-Care Consumer's Survival Guide to Coronavirus
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The Health-Care Consumer's Survival Guide to Coronavirus

During the pandemic, we should think as much about "buying" health care as do about buying toilet paper. An expert shares four ways to take charge of your health-care costs.

Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help
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Now Is the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance and We Can Help

Let's make this year’s open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a little easier. Check it out.

Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts
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Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts

Preserve research on sex differences.