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Woman Battling Kidney Cancer Losing Company Health Plan Due To Obamacare

A woman battling kidney cancer is losing her health insurance because her company’s health plan is being canceled due to Obamacare.

11/25/2013

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CBS News: 61 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Obamacare

A majority of Americans are not pleased with the job President Barack Obama has been doing.

11/20/2013

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Study: Men as Likely to Suffer From Depression as Women

According to a new study, the percentage of men that experience symptoms of depression is very similar to the percentage of women that experience depression.

09/02/2013

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FDA Links Stomach Bug In 2 States To Mexican Farm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska is linked to salad mix served at local Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and supplied by […]

08/02/2013

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Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and […]

07/22/2013

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Patient Engagement Through Pill Bottle Caps

Up to 20 percent of patients with a chronic condition forget to renew their prescription.

04/02/2013

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Week 11: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

Each week we’ll bring you new tips and information from the Express Scripts Lab.

04/02/2013

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Week 10: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

Each week we’ll bring you new tips and information from the Express Scripts Lab.

03/12/2013

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2012 Drug Trend Report: Changing Trends Revealed

A new report from Express Scripts reveals changing trends in prescription spending.

03/12/2013