Trump Poised to Sign Order Opening New Paths to Health Insurance

New York Times

Stymied in his efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Trump is poised to issue an order that could ease some federal rules governing health insurance and make it easier for people to band together and buy coverage on their own, administration officials said Saturday.

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Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge?

New York Times

The United States health care system has many problems, but it also promotes more innovation than its counterparts in other nations.

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Children

New York Times

Had Matthew Goodwin’s blood pressure been checked at age 3, when it should have been, he most likely would have been spared a medical emergency a year later.

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Empire BlueCross Expands Reach of $0 Premium Medicare Advantage and Dual-Eligible Plans

Business Wire

Empire BlueCross (Empire) is expanding its $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans for 2018, covering 17 counties where Empire will make plans available to Medicare-eligible New Yorkers.

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Shouldn’t Doctors Control Hospital Care?

New York Times

Who ultimately should be in charge of care at our nation’s hospitals — physicians or businesspeople?

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Injuries on stairs occur in all age groups and abilities

Reuters

More than 1 million Americans injure themselves on stairs each year, according to a study in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

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Why we’re exhausted: Stress and social media are taking their toll

USA Today

Marie Sullivan says that she knew something “wasn’t quite right” during a doctor visit, five years ago.

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