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Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare June 23, 2017

Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare June 22, 2017

Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal June 13, 2017

GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients June 13, 2017

Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

Uncertainty for Obamacare Plans as Filing Deadline Approaches June 13, 2017

Early indications suggest some consumers will face fewer choices, higher rates in 2018

More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People June 07, 2017

Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms June 02, 2017

Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

Transgender People Report More Health Problems May 30, 2017

Disparities can't be explained by lower income, other factors, researcher says

Medicaid Patients Wait Longer at Doctor's Office May 10, 2017

Study suggests lag time might be due to providers having bigger caseloads

Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans May 02, 2017

But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whites

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds March 23, 2017

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study March 15, 2017

Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare March 06, 2017

Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma February 14, 2017

Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds

Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary February 10, 2017

Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care Act

Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List February 09, 2017

Study finds language a barrier to getting needed care

Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices February 06, 2017

Two U.S. studies find them unable to get adequate kidney dialysis and end-of-life care

Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV February 03, 2017

Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

Poverty Takes 2 Years Off Your Life: Study February 01, 2017

Lack of money can be as damaging to health as inactivity, researchers find

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades January 24, 2017

But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

2 GOP Senators Unveil Obamacare Alternative January 23, 2017

Bill would allow states to stick with the controversial health reform law -- or not

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions January 20, 2017

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study January 19, 2017

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

For Kids With Kidney Disease, Race May Play Role in Outcomes December 29, 2016

Risk of death from kidney failure is 36 percent higher in black children than in whites, study finds

Retail Health Clinics Fail to Curb Routine ER Visits, Study Finds November 21, 2016

Many people still rely on the emergency department for help with minor health problems, like earaches

Amputations Due to Poor Blood Flow More Likely in Certain Groups November 18, 2016

Black and poor patients with peripheral artery disease fare worse than others, study finds

Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated November 18, 2016

Prompt referral to specialist is critical with this complicated disease, researcher notes

Colleges Not Fully Prepared for Students With Food Allergies: Study November 11, 2016

Lack of support programs to help them stay safe is a significant issue, allergists say

Breast, Cervical Cancer More Deadly in Developing Nations: Report November 02, 2016

But cost-effective treatments could improve access to care, researchers say

Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare October 28, 2016

News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

Poorer Heart Attack Victims, Especially Women, Fare Worse: Study October 28, 2016

Doctors need to focus on more than clinical symptoms, researchers recommend

Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care October 17, 2016

Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers October 10, 2016

Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors October 07, 2016

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

Cancer Patients in Poorer Countries Often Go Without Radiation September 29, 2016

Half who need the treatment can't get it, study finds

Cancer Treatment More Likely to Leave Blacks in Debt September 26, 2016

Or forego therapies due to cost, study finds

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug September 14, 2016

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

Child Health Improves When Caregivers Get One-on-One Help September 09, 2016

Family 'navigators' provide resources to help with basic needs, such as food, housing and utilities

ADHD More Often Missed in Minority Kids August 23, 2016

Study found disparities in diagnosis, treatment rates

Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds August 22, 2016

But HealthDay/Harris Poll finds support for either candidate in this area is far from overwhelming

Obamacare's Medicaid Expansions May Be Improving Care August 08, 2016

Study provides early evidence that coverage gains improve use, affordability and quality of care

Lack of Pharmacy Access May Send Some Seniors Back to Hospital August 04, 2016

Problem is acute in small, rural areas of Oregon, researchers find

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study July 18, 2016

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report July 15, 2016

But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries June 24, 2016

Machines might be cheaper, quicker than current delivery methods, study suggests

A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen June 22, 2016

Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

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