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Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...
Eight-year-old Victoria Gusset sits in her wheelchair as she plays in her room at home in Heimbach

U.S. Benefits Manager Baulks after Novartis Values Gene Therapy at $4-5...

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  Just weeks after Novartis floated the idea that $4-5 million was fair value for its new gene therapy against a deadly...
Diabetics with high-deductible health plans more apt to delay care

Diabetics with High-Deductible Health Plans More Apt to Delay Care

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely than...
Poverty may partly explain disparity in heart defect outcomes

Poverty May Partly Explain Disparity in Heart Defect Outcomes

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Hispanic infants with certain heart defects have worse-than-average outcomes, and the disparity may be linked with their family's reliance on public...
Brand-name combo pills may cost more than getting drugs separately

Brand-Name Combo Pills May Cost More than Getting Drugs Separately

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Brand-name medicines that combine multiple drugs into a single pill may be more expensive than buying each drug separately, a...
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