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By Jordan Rau, Julie Appleby and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News
Substantially more health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces require consumers next year to pay a hefty portion of the cost of the most expensive drugs.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was one of 10 Republican governors to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, but as President-elect Donald Trump’s running mate, Pence is now calling for the health law’s repeal and replacement.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans’ rising educational levels and better heart health, which are both closely related to brain health.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Researchers drew ire after they terminated a study on a promising male birth control treatment. Here's what their decision means for the future of male birth control.
By Jason Kane and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
Dire dental problems and other health issues keep the nonprofit Remote Area Medical busy running free clinics, particularly in states that didn't expand Medicaid. Even after Obamacare, large coverage gaps still exist in the nation's health care system. Special correspondent…
A study published Monday highlights a surprising group of patients suffering from opioid poisoning: adolescents, children and even toddlers.
AUSTIN — Peggy Wall, a family nurse practitioner at a local community health center, treats many women in their 40s, who already have a family and find themselves confronting an accidental pregnancy.
By Jane Gottlieb, Kaiser Health News
Home care workers in at least five states are set to receive hourly increases, but critics say bigger paychecks will not impact senior citizens.
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Doctor and hospital switching has become a recurring scramble as consumers on the individual market find it difficult or impossible to stay on their same plans amid rising premiums and a revolving door of carriers willing to sell policies.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Men hoping to avoid some side effects of prostate cancer treatment are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars for a procedure whose long-term effects are unknown and insurers, including Medicare, won’t pay for.
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