Health Issues

UnitedHealthcare to pass drug rebates on to some customers

Mar 6, 2018

The nation's largest health insurer plans to give some customers a break at the pharmacy counter starting next year.

Judge tosses lawsuit challenging federal marijuana laws

Feb 27, 2018

A judge in New York City has thrown out a lawsuit challenging federal laws criminalizing marijuana

Trump administration weighs mental health coverage option

Feb 26, 2018

Trump administration "actively exploring" ways to help states expand inpatient mental health treatment using Medicaid funds

UNICEF: Basic needs of young Syrian refugee children not met

Feb 25, 2018

UNICEF: 85 percent of Syrian refugee children in Jordan live in poverty, 38 percent are not in school

Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

Feb 23, 2018

Millennials could feel impact of potential Medicare cuts before they hit their 60s

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

Feb 22, 2018

New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance

Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all

Feb 22, 2018

Center for American Progress proposing a new health plan that builds on Medicare as a way to guarantee coverage for all

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Feb 20, 2018

Latest Trump administration health care idea: less insurance for lower premiums

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Feb 20, 2018

Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids

Police say hundreds of illegal marijuana shops operate in LA

Feb 15, 2018

Los Angeles has issued licenses to nearly 100 marijuana retailers but police estimate there are at least two times that number operating illegally in the city and undercutting those who are playing by the rules


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