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ABC News

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums
ABC News
The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower the cost of health insurance: give consumers the option of buying less coverage in exchange for reduced premiums. The proposed regulations would expand an alternative to the comprehensive ...
Trump Moves to Relax Rules on Cheaper Health InsuranceNew York Times
Dems fume as Trump pushes low-cost, ObamaCare alternative health plansFox News
Short-term health plans skirting ACA-required benefits and protections to be expandedWashington Post
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Yale News

Update on Yale's Primary Health Care Transformation Initiative in Ethiopia
Yale News
In 2016, a team from Yale's Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) partnered with Ethiopia's Ministry of Health to launch the Primary Health Care Transformation Initiative (PTI), which aims to improve management skills at health posts, health ...



ABC News

More Americans Blame Mass Shootings on Mental Health Than on Gun Laws, New Poll Finds
Slate Magazine
Many more Americans believe that mass shootings result from inadequate mental health care than those who think lax gun laws are to blame, according to a new poll from ABC News and the Washington Post. In the poll conducted in the wake of last week's ...
Most see inaction on mass shootings; mental health screening is a priority (POLL)ABC News

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ABC News

Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push
ABC News
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits. Albertsons Companies executives said Tuesday that their ...
Albertsons, Rite Aid deal creates US supermarket and health care giantUSA TODAY

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Yahoo Finance

Health care costs are going to sting more
Yahoo Finance
Health care costs are likely to put more stress on the family budget during the next decade. The amount of money Americans spend on health care is likely to rise by about 5.5% per year for the next several years, according to new government projections ...
The Health 202: Trump administration pulls back from key Medicare goalsWashington Post
Don't let health costs eat up retirement savingsChicago Tribune
Opinion: How Trump's behind-the-scenes cuts to Medicare spending will hurt health careMarketWatch

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The Verge

Leaked Nokia memo says no path forward for 'struggling' digital health business
The Verge
Nokia's health tech business is in trouble — more than the company will publicly admit. Last week, the Finnish telecoms launched a “strategic review” into the health division, stressing that no firm decision about its future had been made. But, in a ...

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Harvard Gazette

Electronic health records don't cut administrative costs
Harvard Gazette
The federal government thought that adopting certified electronic health record systems (EHR) would reduce administrative costs for physicians in a variety of specialties. However, a major new study conducted by researchers at Duke University and ...

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CNBC

Kentucky accuses insurer Cardinal Health of contributing to the opioid epidemic
CNBC
Kentucky's attorney general on Monday filed a lawsuit against drug distributor Cardinal Health, accusing it of contributing to the opioid epidemic by failing to halt or report suspiciously large or frequent orders by pharmacies of prescription ...

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DesMoinesRegister.com

Health literacy 101: Medication and polypharmacy
DesMoinesRegister.com
Attorney Jo Kline has been writing award-winning books and teaching about medical decision making and health literacy for over a decade. Her most recent book is "The 60-Minute Guide to Health Literacy – A common sense approach to medical decision ...



Michigan Radio

Michigan's mental health care shame
Michigan Radio
Indeed, there was a mental hospital with the quaint name Eloise in western Wayne County, part of a sprawling complex that once housed thousands of patients. Michigan has very few government mental facilities now; instead, our mentally ill are either ...
Ascension Health begins layoffs in MichiganCrain's Detroit Business

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