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Senate committee proposes massive bill to lower healthcare costs

Providers and payers were hit with a series of proposed legislation, policies and court action this week that affects drug prices, surprise bills and their contracts. This includes Senate and House committee bills to lower drug costs and for single-payer healthcare, a Health and Human Services announcement ending LGBT discrimination protections in the Affordable Care… Read More »

High blood pressure: A daily dose of this zesty fruit may help to lower your reading

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can be caused by eating an unhealthy diet that is high in salt, not getting enough exercise, drinking too much alcohol and smoking. The condition can lead to heart attacks and strokes, as well as other health problems if left untreated, so it’s vital to take steps to lower it… Read More »

Appendectomy Decades Earlier Linked to Lower Parkinson's Risk

An appendectomy occurring decades prior was linked to nearly a 20% decrease in the risk of developing Parkinson’s and delayed onset among people who did develop the disease, researchers reported. Moreover, the human appendix appeared to be a reservoir for alpha-synuclein aggregates in healthy people, even at young ages, according to Viviane Labrie, PhD, of… Read More »