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Proposal Would Require All to Have Health Coverage

Posted: 05/14/2009 - House Democrats are crafting a plan that would require all Americans to carry health insurance and would help families making less than $88,000 pay the premiums. Employers, too, would have to help foot the bill.

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Pfizer Offers Free Drugs For The Jobless

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Pfizer says it will provide 70 of its most widely prescribed prescription drugs for free to people who have lost their jobs and health insurance

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More H1N1 Cases In Kansas

Updated: 05/14/2009 - A second soldier at Fort Riley has been confirmed with being infected with H1N1...

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What's Going Around

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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Study Says US Prescription Drug Use Fell in 2008

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Prescription drug use in the U.S. fell last year, although total spending on drugs increased as prices rose sharply on brand-name products, pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions said Wednesday.

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Medicare Won't Cover 'Virtual Colonoscopy'

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Medicare says it won't pay for the so-called virtual colonoscopy procedure. Tuesday's announcement says there's inadequate evidence to support the cheaper, less intrusive alternative to the dreaded colonoscopy.

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FDA Takes Issue With Cheerios Health Claims

Posted: 05/12/2009 - Federal regulators are scolding the maker of Cheerios, saying it made inappropriate claims about the popular cereal's ability to lower cholesterol and treat heart disease.

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Flu Drug Advised For Pregnant Women With H1N1

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said risks from the virus are greater than the unknown risks to the fetus from the drugs Tamiflu and Relenza.

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Worry Over Weight: Poll Finds Health Disconnect

Posted: 05/12/2009 - Scan the breathless headlines at any magazine rack — Fight Flab in Minutes! Get Beach Ready! Add the skinny yet buxom model, and it should be no surprise that the average woman feels insecure if not downright unhappy with her real-world figure.

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Critics: WHO Slow On Generics For H1N1 Flu

Updated: 05/12/2009 - With poor countries facing a possible H1N1 flu pandemic with only enough Tamiflu to treat a tiny fraction of their populations, some experts are calling for a massive production of generics.

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GE Plans to Invest $6 Billion to Lower Health Care Costs

Posted: 05/07/2009 - General Electric Co. said Thursday that it will invest $6 billion over the next six years in an attempt to lower the cost of health care and improve the quality of medical care in underserved regions of the United States and abroad.

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FDA: Kids at Risk From Testosterone Gel

Posted: 05/07/2009 - A little testosterone might be good for adults, but it can cause serious harm to children, federal health officials warned Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration said adults using prescription testosterone gel must be extra careful not to get any of it on children to avoid causing serious side effects.

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