Twenty states sue federal government, seeking end to Obamacare
A coalition of 20 U.S. states sued the federal government on Monday over Obamacare, claiming the law was no longer constitutional after the repeal last year of its requirement that people have health insurance or pay a fine.
Trump’s Obamacare Changes to Push Up Premiums, Report Projects
The Trump administration’s efforts to loosen health insurance rules will increase premiums for Obamacare plans by double-digit percentages in most states next year, according to a new analysis by the Urban Institute.
All teens should be screened for depression, new guidelines urge
Depression is a growing threat to American children and teens. As many as 1 in 5 teens experience depression at some point during adolescence, but parents often miss the clues, and as many as two out of three young people with depression go undiagnosed, research shows.
On Drug Pricing, States Step In Where Washington Fails
New York Times
President Trump continues to vent about high drug prices, most recently in his State of the Union speech.
Patients Eagerly Awaited a Generic Drug. Then They Saw the Price.
New York Times
When Teva Pharmaceuticals announced recently that it would begin selling a copycat version of Syprine — an expensive drug invented in the 1960s — the news seemed like a welcome development for people taking old drugs that have skyrocketed in price.
STREP VACCINE COULD SAVE LIVES AND REDUCE HEALTH CARE COSTS—SO WHY DON’T WE HAVE ONE?
oes the world need a vaccine for strep throat?