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Trump administration takes another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration took another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act, halting billions of dollars in annual payments required under the law to even out the cost to insurers whose customers need expensive medical services. 707 more words

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A Case Against Free Markets in Medicine

In the final act of Shakespeare’s Richard III the eponymous villain king arrives on the battlefield to fight against Richmond, who will soon become Henry VII. 2,675 more words

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Teach back

Get your patients to “teach back” what you have taught them. Get them to repeat what you have taught them. You may be surprised at how little information your patient has absorbed from the education you have given. 520 more words

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Richaun Holmes, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot react to being traded by Sixers

As the Philadelphia 76ers gear up for the 2018-19 NBA season, they’ve made a plethora of moves, including parting ways with a few players fans think highly of. 205 more words

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Microorganisms Living on Your Skin May Relate to Skin Cancer Risk

There are billions of viruses, fungi, and bacteria living on your skin. Many of these small organisms are extremely beneficial and can help prevent infection and keep you healthy. 431 more words

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Got Medicare Advantage? Prepare for New Perks — and New Questions.

Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to cover adult day care, home modifications and other new benefits. But they may not be available to all enrollees every year. 9 more words

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