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Coronavirus Live Updates: New York City Braces for a Deluge of Patients; Costs of Containment Grow

Coronavirus Live Updates: New York City Braces for a Deluge of Patients; Costs of Containment Grow

As lockdowns spread, debate about costs grows. With more states across America ordering millions to stay home, and Britain joining the rest of Europe in shuttering nonessential businesses and placing its population under what one newspaper called “house arrest,” voices of disquiet over the economic cost of such measures grew …

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Vaccines Prevent Millions of Infections, Save Billions in Costs: CDC

Many U.S. Adults Not Getting Key Vaccines: CDC

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Childhood vaccines have the potential to prevent 42,000 early deaths and 20 million cases of disease among Americans born in a given year, according to a new analysis. The investigation of children born in 2009 found that vaccinations save …

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Computerization May Not Curb Medical Tests, Costs

For Older Women, Mammograms Every 2 Years Found as Good as Annual Test

TUESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are more likely to order imaging and other diagnostic lab tests for their patients if they have computer access to the test results, according to a new study. Although this technology was intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency, researchers from Harvard Medical …

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Insulin Costs May Be Capped in a Medicare Program

Insulin Costs May Be Capped in a Medicare Program

Sanofi, one of the three insulin manufacturers, said Wednesday that it would participate in the program. “We believe their plan, based on shared contributions from both manufacturers and Part D plans to directly lower out-of-pocket costs for Medicare beneficiaries, is the right approach,” Ashleigh Koss, a Sanofi spokeswoman, said in …

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Pelosi, Seeking to Insulate House Majority, Presses Plan to Lower Health Costs

Pelosi, Seeking to Insulate House Majority, Presses Plan to Lower Health Costs

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil a sweeping plan to lower the cost of health care, moving to address the top concern of voters while giving moderate Democrats who face tough re-election races a way to distance themselves from the Medicare for All plan embraced by the …

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Treatment Costs Vary for U.S. Children Born With Heart Defects

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FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The cost of treatment for children born with heart defects varies widely across the United States, according to new research. And higher costs may not mean better care. The study found that surgical procedures to repair these defects in one hospital could be …

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Questions about patient costs stir concern amid Seattle area’s coronavirus outbreak

Questions about patient costs stir concern amid Seattle area’s coronavirus outbreak

Irene Wong isn’t sick. But the 45-year-old Seattle resident, who runs a small travel tour company, has been monitoring the area’s novel coronavirus outbreak anxiously because she doesn’t have health insurance. She’s been wondering about testing and treatment costs that could dissuade uninsured people from obtaining care and thereby help …

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New Sony Xperia 1 II smartphone looks handsome, costs a ridiculous $1,300

New Sony Xperia 1 II smartphone looks handsome, costs a ridiculous $1,300

The Sony Xperia 1 II. The rear camera setup is very handsome, with just a touch of red. It also comes in purple. Another shot of the front and back. It has a headphone jack! Whoa. There are many cameras. The cameras, labeled. Here’s a clear shot of the display. …

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Weight-Loss Surgery Won’t Cut Obesity-Related Medical Costs: Study

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — Although weight-loss surgery is effective in helping patients shed a considerable amount of weight, the procedure does not reduce the costs associated with medical care for obesity, according to a new study. After conducting a multi-year …

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Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

News Picture: Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — While implanted defibrillators can deliver a potentially lifesaving shock to a heart that’s beating erratically, patients often wind up in the emergency room or the hospital needing medical procedures afterwards, a new study shows. That was the case whether …

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