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Alzheimer’s drug cited as Medicare premium jumps by $21.60

Medicare’s “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 next year, one of the largest increases ever By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR…

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Sweden offers 3rd COVID shot to elderly, health care staff

Sweden, which has stood out among European nations for its comparatively hands-off response to the pandemic, has announced that it…

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Income test for Medicare dental under debate; gets pushback

WASHINGTON — For more than 55 years, Medicare has followed a simple policy: covered benefits are the same, no matter…

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Doctors claim Brazil hospitals gave dodgy COVID-19 care

BRASILIA, Brazil — Irene Castilho didn’t even have a day to grieve after her husband died of COVID-19. She was…

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Brazil doctors accuse health company of forcing chloroquine

Whistleblowing doctors in Brazil have accused a health care company of forcing them to prescribe drugs ineffective in treating COVID-19…

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Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

BOISE, Idaho — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state’s…

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US sets the stage for COVID booster shots for millions

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended…

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CDC advisers try to work out the details on booster shots

With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers have reconvened to tackle the most…

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Top doctors say not so fast to Biden’s boosters-for-all plan

WASHINGTON — Just one month ago, President Joe Biden and his health advisers announced big plans to soon deliver a…

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Ex-Finnish president, Nobel winner has advanced Alzheimer’s

Former Finnish President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martti Ahtisaari is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and has withdrawn from all…

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