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State-run reinsurance programs lowered Obamacare premiums: Study

State-run reinsurance programs lowered health insurance premiums by nearly 20 percent, according to a study released Wednesday that will aid Democrats seeking added funding for a federal reinsurance pool. “For states looking to stabilize their individual markets, reinsurance programs may be an attractive opportunity,” said Chris Sloan, associate principal at Avalere Health, the consulting group… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »