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California Hospitals Urge Moms To Favor Breast Milk Over Formula

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May 25, 2018 at 10:50 am

MONTEBELLO, Calif. — Wendy Wan, 31, said American infant formula is advertised in her native China as the most nutritious food for a newborn. “It sounds like it’s premium,” said Wan, who gave bir...

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Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure avoid a dangerous condition

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May 25, 2018 at 5:00 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS A daily dose of aspirin could help pregnant women in the first stage of high blood pressure avoid a condition that puts both mother and baby in danger, ...

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Pfizer Settles Kickback Case Related To Copay Assistance For $24M

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May 24, 2018 at 12:11 pm | Pfizer will pay the government nearly $24 million as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that it funneled money through a foundation resulting in illegal kickbacks. The company is not adm...

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Campaign Promises Kept, Plus ‘Nerd Reports’

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May 24, 2018 at 1:49 pm | [protected-iframe id="528fa982a83b503818ac2fef6c87e53c-7618883-121704370" info="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/448701366&color=%23eb6530&auto_play=false&hide_...

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Dodging Dementia: More Of Us Get At Least A Dozen Good, Happy Years After 65

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May 24, 2018 at 8:50 am | You’ve turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you’ll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead? New research about “cognitive life expectancy” — how long older ad...

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South Asians’ high risk of cardiovascular disease has been hidden by a lack of data

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May 24, 2018 at 6:00 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS South Asians living in the U.S. are more likely to die from heart disease than the general population. But this risk has been largely hidden by a lack o...

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‘Time’s Up’: Covered California Takes Aim At Hospital C-Section Rates

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May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am | Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality of their care. S...

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Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed

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May 23, 2018 at 5:00 am | A sharp cut in breast pump payments by the nation’s second-largest health insurer has prompted a strong reaction from breastfeeding advocates, who warn that some new moms will not get the pumps they ...

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Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions

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May 23, 2018 at 5:00 am | Makers of brand-name drugs called out by the Trump administration for potentially stalling generic competition have hiked their prices by double-digit percentages since 2012 and cost Medicare and Med...

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