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Bob Moos: Everyone with Medicare has rights and protections
Remember how you learned back in your high school civics class that you have certain rights as an American. As we all know, those individual rights make up the first 10 amendments to our Constitution. But now that you're older, you may not realize you also have certain rights as a Medicare beneficiary.
Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile
Trump promotes technology to improve veterans’ health care
Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Actions by the Trump administration are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many people, according to a nonpartisan study.
Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics.
U.S. hospitals set record for fast heart attack care
There's never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open blocked arteries, averaging under one hour for the first time since these results have been tracked.
Health care bill appears doomed
Speech may be clue to a mental decline
AP Analysis: GOP disunity painfully evident in Senate debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate debate over health care has made it painfully clear: behind their self-confident "repeal and replace" slogan, Republicans were never united around an alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
McConnell prods senators on health care bill, amid dim odds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spurred Republican senators Thursday to resolve internal disputes that have pushed their marquee health care bill to the brink of oblivion. Yet the GOP's reeling effort to dismantle much of President Barack Obama's health care law may face even longer odds because of Sen. John McCain's jarring diagnosis of brain cancer.
Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump, Moscow retaliates
House passes $788B bill for Pentagon, controversial border wall
Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.