Bigger, more expensive healthcare practices not necessarily better

Reuters

You might not get what you pay for when it comes to healthcare, a new study suggests.

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Surgery won’t help degenerative knee problems, experts say

Reuters

Surgery won’t cure chronic knee pain, “locking,” “clicking,” a torn meniscus, or other problems related to knee arthritis, according to a panel of international experts.

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John Oliver takes on kidney dialysis with a trending social campaign

USA Today

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tackled the unexpected yet pertinent topic of kidney dialysis.

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State insurers to seek rate hike for 2018 ObamaCare policies

New York Post

New York’s health insurers will request double digit rate increases for Obamacare policies for 2018 while debate rages in Washington to overhaul the law, analysts told The Post.

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What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants

New York Times

Nearly every case of the rare cancer that has been linked to breast implants — anaplastic large-cell lymphoma — involves those with a textured surface, not a smooth one, and most implants in the United States are smooth.

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