Steroids May Be Risky Even in the Short Term

New York Times

The dangers of long-term use of corticosteroids like prednisone and cortisone are well known, but a new study suggests that even short-term use can have serious side effects.

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UnitedHealth plans for costly Obamacare tax in 2018


UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH.N) reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday and said it was coping with uncertainty in U.S. healthcare laws by pricing its 2018 insurance plans to include a costly Obamacare tax.

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Americans are more distressed than ever: study

New York Daily News

More Americans than ever have serious psychological distress, according to a new study from NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Procrastinating on a health care proxy?


It’s not usually on the to-do list, like buying laundry detergent or updating a rabies shot for the dog. But filling out a Health Care Proxy Form could save you and your loved ones a lot of anguish.

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