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  • Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants

     Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants
    When he was diagnosed with renal disease almost two years ago, Gustavo Galvez had never heard of dialysis. Doctors told Galvez, who had been working in the United States 17 years without legal residency, that it would help his failing kidneys function and allow him to live.
  • Los costes del tabaquismo son muy altos para el sistema de salud

    Los costes del tabaquismo son muy altos para el sistema de salud
    Casi 90 centavos de cada 10 dólares que gasta el sistema de salud de Estados Unidos corresponde a los efectos del tabaquismo, según un equipo. Los investigadores calcularon que el 8,7 por ciento del gasto total en salud, que es de 170.000 millones de...

    A case for treating both mind and body

    New research from Rutgers University lends more support to the idea that integrating treatment of mind and body could lead to better and cheaper medical care. Sujoy Chakravarty, a health economist with the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, found...

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015. •The Affordable Care and...

    Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act

    Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act
    What does the future hold for the controversial Affordable Care Act now that the Republican Party will control Congress? Prior to it becoming law, 50 million people in the United States did not have health insurance, and health care costs were...