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Trump Threat to Obamacare Would Send Premiums and Deficit Skyward
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If President Trump makes good on his promise to “let Obamacare implode,” premiums would rise by as much as 20 percent and the federal deficit would rise. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/...
For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’
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For parents of incurably ill children, the death of a British baby evoked memories of their own search for treatment and answers where often few existed. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/07/...
The Night the Oxygen Ran Out in an Indian Hospital
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The Modi government has been sharply criticized after children died when a vendor cut off oxygen supplies for lack of payment. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/...
The New Old Age: The Appointment Ends. Now the Patient Is Listening.
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Patients often don’t recall what was said in the doctor’s office. Should you record the visit to review later? www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/...
More Than 500,000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen
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The outbreak, spreading rapidly since it began in April, has killed about 2,000 Yemenis, the World Health Organization said on Monday. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/...
Why Some Say the Eclipse Is Best Experienced in a Massive Crowd
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Here are four reasons human behavior researchers say that you made the right decision to experience the eclipse in a crowd — even if the portable toilets overflow. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/...
Trilobites: Cleaning a Dirty Sponge Only Helps Its Worst Bacteria, Study Says
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Researchers found that microwaving, boiling or throwing used sponges in the dishwasher encouraged the proliferation of its strongest microbes. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/...
Senate Passes F.D.A. Funding and ‘Right to Try’ Drug Bills
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The Senate capped a difficult seven months on Thursday by approving financing for the F.D.A. and expanding access to experimental treatments for people with terminal illnesses. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/03/...
Senators Launch Bipartisan Effort to Shore Up Obamacare
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The Senate health committee will begin drafting legislation to stabilize the strengthen the individual insurance market, Senator Lamar Alexander said. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/...
Public Health: Obamacare’s Bare County Problem Looks Mostly Solved, for Now
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With an announcement in Nevada, a market that the president said was set to “implode” shows yet more signs of health. www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/...