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More evidence Obamacare is lowering numbers of uninsured – UPI.com

More evidence Obamacare is lowering numbers of uninsured – UPI.com

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 — Michigan hospitals saw a rapid decrease in the number of uninsured patients after ‘Obamacare’ helped the state expand Medicaid, researchers report. The Healthy Michigan Plan, launched in April 2014, enrolled hundreds of thousands of low-income adults in Medicaid, the government health insurance plan, under the ...

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Are kids getting more concussions than we realize? – CNN

Story highlights Nearly half a million children go to the ER with concussions every year More than 80% of children are diagnosed with concussion by pediatricians In fact, a study published in the June 20 edition of the journal Pediatrics estimates that the number of concussions among those 18 years ...

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Nearly 2 Million Concussions In Kids' Sports Yearly – CBS Local

CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive no treatment, according to a new study. The estimate is based on 2013 data from emergency-room visits, hospitalizations, doctor-office visits, concussion reports made to high school athletic ...

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Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? – WebMD

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? – WebMD

Study suggests ‘placebo effect’ might be at play WebMD News from HealthDay By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Brain-training programs like Lumosity or NeuroNation frequently tout scientific studies that show their products can truly sharpen a person’s intellect. But at least some of these ...

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Rx pizza: 1 free meal can sway doctor prescribing – Philly.com

CHICAGO (AP) – As little as one free meal from a drug company can influence which medicines doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, according to a study using Medicare records and recently released data from the health care law’s Open Payments program. The study highlights the subtle ways doctors may feel ...

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