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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It? | California Healthline

As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders b… Source: Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It? | California […]

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Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes) | California Healthline

Whether because of illness or inactivity, many seniors need to up their protein game to maintain strength and mobility. Source: Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes) | California Healthline

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Nurse Midwives Delivering Babies In Hospitals Help Lower C-Section RatesCalifornia Healthline

Hospitals and medical practices are battling outdated stereotypes and sometimes their own doctors to hire certified nurse midwives. Research shows that women cared for by certified nurse midwives h… Source: Nurse Midwives Delivering Babies In Hospitals Help Lower C-Section RatesCalifornia Healthline

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The Electronics Industry Sees Money In Your Health | California Healthline

Although many device makers at the annual Consumer Electronics Show targeted real health issues, some are looking to solve problems that people didn’t realize needed solving. Source: The Electronics Industry Sees Money In Your Health | California Healthline

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Patients Turn To GoFundMe When Money And Hope Run Out | California Healthline

Medical fundraisers account for 1 in 3 of the website’s campaigns and bring in more money than any other GoFundMe category. Americans’ confidence they can afford health care is slipping… Source: Patients Turn To GoFundMe When Money And Hope Run Out | California Healthline

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Providers Walk ‘Fine Line’ Between Informing And Scaring Immigrant Patients | California Healthline

Some doctors and clinics are proactively informing patients about a proposed policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public benefit programs such as Medicaid. Others arg… Source: Providers Walk ‘Fine Line’ Between Informing And Scaring Immigrant Patients | California Healthline

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GoFundMe CEO: ‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health System Showing Up In Crowdfunding | California Healthline

Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high costs of health care. Source: GoFundMe CEO: ‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health System Showing Up In Crowdfunding | California Healthline