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Why Do Politicians Weaponize Medicare? Because It Works
Medicare is often a target when politicians seek a quick way to cut costs. Its value also sabotages any effort to solve financing problems.
to Feed a Fever
Parents are often too quick to give medications to lower a fever and make a child more comfortable. This can actually slow their recovery.
Get the Most Out of Kids' Doctor Visits
Going to the doctor's is no one's idea of a good time, but that's why you should make the most of it. Come prepared and prepare your child.
Those who've had COVID boosters may think they're covered, but protection wanes after about 5 to 6 months. New variants are an issue, too.
The Things Doctors Say
Doctors' advice can be confusing. Medical jargon is one culprit; so are common words that mean something different when used medically.
Sex Differences in Preventive Cardiovascular Care
The guidelines for preventing CVD are the same for both men and women. So why are women told to diet when men are prescribed statins?
Some Bad News About “Good” Cholesterol
HDL or high density lipoprotein cholesterol has been considered heart-protective. But there's a catch -- race may affect its benefits.
Is Medicare Advantage a Disadvantage?
Open enrollment for Medicare ends December 7. If you are trying to decide between traditional Medicare and an Advantage plan, read this.
Rating the New Weight-Loss Meds
More and more people are trying to lose weight to protect their health. Four new medications, in addition to diet and exercise, can help.
The high price of insulin means that many diabetics skip or reduce doses to save money, a choice that is dangerous to their health.
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