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Health Headlines for Thursday, July 26

Trump’s top Medicare official slams ‘Medicare for All’

ABC News

The Trump administration’s Medicare chief on Wednesday slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ call for a national health plan, saying “Medicare for All” would undermine care for seniors and become “Medicare for None.”

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Molinaro pledges to veto universal health care bill if elected NY governor


A top Democratic priority wouldn’t advance if Marc Molinaro is elected New York governor.

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‘Medicare for All’ measure gets attention in New York governor’s race

Lock Port Journal

The race for governor has been infused with the debate over whether the state should take responsibility for the health insurance needs of New Yorkers.

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Insurer Anthem Profit Beats Estimates on Lower Patient Costs

New York Times

Anthem Inc reported a better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, driven by higher premiums and lower patient medical costs even as fewer people enrolled in its insurance plans.

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House votes to delay ObamaCare health insurance tax

The Hill

The House on Wednesday passed a measure to delay ObamaCare’s health insurance tax for two years and expand Health Savings Accounts, part of a GOP effort to try to lower premiums.

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Hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.


Every year, thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because hospitals and medical workers skip safety practices known to head off disaster, a USA TODAY investigation has found.

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