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  • Reduce your drug costs instantly with these simple changes

    As health insurers shift more of the cost burden to consumers, the average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and out-of-pocket costs for a family of four -- a 118 percent increase over the past decade,...
  • State needs to help physicians provide Medicaid to more needy Floridians

    State needs to help physicians provide Medicaid to more needy Floridians
    The Patient Protection and Affordability Act currently provides care for the uninsured through a combined state and federal program that is intended to protect patient access to care and, ultimately when all Americans are insured, be "affordable."...
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    PREMIUM HEALTH NEWS SERVICE For release 02/04/15 (NOTICE: MUST CREDIT KIPLINGER.) (NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, (tcacustomerservice@tribune.com) at 1-800-346-8798, or outside the US...
  • Greater New Haven Senate leaders back cap on hospital facility fees

    Greater New Haven Senate leaders back cap on hospital facility fees Ma New Haven Register, Conn. HARTFORD -- Bills that would limit and cap facility fees, reward lower medical costs, get a measurement of quality care and protect consumers have...
  • Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new way to treat seriously ill minorities

    When doctors diagnosed Pilar Alcantara with advanced breast cancer, she felt lost and intimidated. Growing up in Mexico, she learned to deal with illnesses using home remedies and prayer. She was taught that doctors weren't to be questioned, and she...
  • Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks

    Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks
    Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
  • Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health

    Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health
    AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked. Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "I'm not doing that, that's...
  • CT Technologist: Blend of patient care, technical skills a satisfying challenge

    Andres Guerrero has always liked helping other people, but little did he know that meeting his wife would also introduce him to the profession that allows him to do just that every day. For three years, Guerrero, 39, has worked as a computer tomography...
  • Delegate wants to clarify law on treatment vs. suffering

    The bedside request has put many a doctor in a quandary: Relatives want to continue aggressive treatment of loved ones that won't improve their condition and may even prolong suffering. The cases aren't a daily occurrence, but they're important and...
  • U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

    U. of C. nurses give approval to strike
    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have given their overwhelming approval to strike. Jan Rodolfo, Midwest director of National Nurses United, which represents 1,500 U. of C. nurses, said 95 percent of the nurses who voted Thursday evening...
  • Emergency and urgent care are not the same thing

    It’s important for the public to understand the differences between “urgent care” and “emergency care.” Urgent care centers are options for common medical problems like minor illnesses and injuries. They are not substitutes...