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Health Headlines for Tuesday, October 31

Depression rates rising fast for young U.S. teens

New York Daily News

It’s enough to give you the blues: Depression is on the rise in the U.S., and young teens are most susceptible.

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Health law sign-ups start, and some see a ‘hostile takeover’

AP News

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy — cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process.

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U.S. drug pricing watchdog gets funding to expand efforts


A U.S. independent nonprofit organization that evaluates the clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Tuesday it has received significant new funding that will enable it to greatly expand its work.

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Here’s how much being unhealthy will cost you

New York Post

Being in poor health can cost you big.

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