Monday, October 15, 2018
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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...
Medicare Patients May Lower Drug Costs by Not Using Their Insurance

Medicare Patients May Lower Drug Costs by Not Using Their Insurance

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Generic medicines for many common health problems like high blood pressure and diabetes may cost Medicare patients less when they...
Doctors don't always recognize ‘financial toxicity’ of cancer

Doctors Don’t Always Recognize ‘Financial Toxicity’ of Cancer

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  U.S. doctors must realize that many cancer patients battle "financial toxicity" along with their disease, researchers say The costs associated with treatment,...
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo and President Trump listen during cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington

Swiss, German Drugmakers Join U.S. Price Freeze

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) European drugmakers Roche, Bayer and Merck KGaA became the latest companies to freeze prices in the United States for the...
Cisco health clinic at Cisco Systems in San Jose

Fed Up with Rising Costs, Big U.S. Firms Dig into Healthcare

By Caroline Humer SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take...