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One Implant, Two Prices — It Depends on Who's Paying

One Implant, Two Prices — It Depends on Who's Paying

By Victoria Knight | Dec 14
Breast implants are just one example of how medical devices are significantly marked up by hospitals.

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

By Jennifer Kay and Lauran Neergaard | Dec 13
American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday.

Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

By Bethany Grace Howe | Dec 13
The impact of statements or actions that are subtly and even unintentionally discriminatory, what researchers call "microaggressions," is measurable and real.

ACA Sign-Ups Lagging as Saturday Deadline Looms

ACA Sign-Ups Lagging as Saturday Deadline Looms

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 13
With just days left to enroll, fewer people are signing up for the Affordable Care Act , even though premiums are stable, more plans are available and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help.

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Dec 12
For those living with HIV or associated autoimmune diseases, a season marked by decadent meals and running around visiting family and friends can make getting through each day a physical and mental challenge

Staying Sober During the Holidays

Staying Sober During the Holidays

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 12
Music-based treatment organization Recovery Unplugged offers tips on how to stay sober during one of the most stressful times of the year.

5 Mindful Resolutions for a Happier 2019

5 Mindful Resolutions for a Happier 2019

Dec 11
Mindfulness expert Julie Potiker offers five tips to stay calm, clear, and peaceful in 2019.

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had Second Kidney Transplant

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had Second Kidney Transplant

Dec 11
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother.

Study Links Frequent Red Meat Consumption with Chemical Associated with Heart Disease

Study Links Frequent Red Meat Consumption with Chemical Associated with Heart Disease

Dec 11
Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-generated chemical called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), that also is linked to heart disease.

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.

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