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In A Messy Democratic Presidential Debate, Facts About Medicare For All Get Tossed About | California Healthline

Candidates used their varying views on how to achieve universal coverage — whether through Medicare for All or more incremental steps — as a means to differentiate themselves from the field. Source: In A Messy Democratic Presidential Debate, Facts About Medicare For All Get Tossed About | California Healthline

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In The Battle Of The Fitness Trackers, The Most Steps Might Not Win | California Healthline

Fitness trackers took off about a decade ago, and it’s not unusual for devoted walkers to log several miles a day. But is such a feat necessary? Source: In The Battle Of The Fitness Trackers, The Most Steps Might Not Win | California Healthline

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‘If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It.’ Biden’s Invokes Obama’s Troubled Claim. | California Healthline

The health policy landscape is very different than it was when Barack Obama made this pledge as part of his pitch for the Affordable Care Act. But the words still might be risky for Democratic pres… Source: ‘If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It.’ Biden’s Invokes Obama’s Troubled Claim. | California Healthline

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Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare | California Healthline

Capitalizing on the growing popularity of genetic testing — and fears of terminal illness — scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to ident… Source: Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare | California Healthline

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Democrats Favor Building On ACA Over ‘Medicare For All’ | California Healthline

Asked to choose between building on the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with a national Medicare for All plan, 55% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents said they would expand the e… Source: Democrats Favor Building On ACA Over ‘Medicare For All’ | California Healthline

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Creator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Training For Testers | California Healthline

Geriatricians are outraged over a new requirement to pay for training in order to administer the MoCA test, a widely used tool to screen for cognitive problems. The test’s creator said he was worri… Source: Creator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Training For Testers | California Healthline

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Inspector Paints A Rosy Picture Of Migrant Detention Centers — In Contrast To Audits | California Healthline

A KHN review of dozens of inspection reports filed over the past year by the Nakamoto Group reveals disturbing patterns about the company’s audits, including a general willingness to accept account… Source: Inspector Paints A Rosy Picture Of Migrant Detention Centers — In Contrast To Audits | California Healthline