Health Care


HHS Nominee Will Sell Off Stock to Avoid Conflicts

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s top health official will sell off stock holdings to avoid potential conflicts of interest, according to government documents released on Thursday. Rep.…

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Problem Gamblers Can Get Care at NY Treatment Centers

Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing…

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Trump to GOP, Dems: Start Writing New Health-Care Law

Donald Trump is urging Republicans and Democrats to “get together” to design a replacement for President Barack Obama’s health-care law. The president-elect, in a series of Thursday morning tweets, wrote…

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Dow Still Short of 20,000 As Health Stocks Skid

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks finished slightly lower Wednesday as health care companies continued to struggle. Energy companies rose as the price of natural gas surged on the first day…

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Opening Doors to Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

In the uncertainty over the future of U.S. health care, there is one ray of hope for a group of people who need more options, not fewer. People with hearing…

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Israeli Health Minister Rabbi Litzman Meets Sheldon Adelson

Israeli Health Minister Rabbi Yaakov Litzman met Tuesday with mega-GOP donor Sheldon Adelson, to pitch him on sponsoring a revolutionary treatment of pediatric cancer patients for Israeli hospitals. The 220-ton…

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Feds: NY Was Overpaid for Health Exchange Setup

New York improperly used as much as $150 million in grants to set up its insurance exchange under Obamacare and help people enroll for coverage, according to a federal audit…

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