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Quadriplegic mom fears for future under GOP health care plan

Because of Medicaid, quadriplegic Michelle Fridley lives on her own and is able to raise her daughter — but the single mom fears for her future under the GOP’s proposed health care plan. Fridley’s one of the 6 million New ...

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Global Health: Telling Mosquitoes Apart With a Cellphone

Photo West Nile virus is spread by Culex mosquitoes. Credit James Gathany/C.D.C. Simple cellphones can tell one type of mosquito from another by their hums, which may be useful in fighting mosquito-borne diseases, according to new research from Stanford University. ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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A patient’s guide to high-deductible health care plans

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 11, 2016, 6:01 PM iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto Healthcare consumers today are facing a rapidly changing landscape. In the past, you could go to a provider and expect a $ 20 copay. Now, patients are absorbing the ...

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Women who give birth after 40 at greater health risk

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 3:45 PM luamduan/Getty Images/iStockphoto Don’t wait too long to have babies. Women who give birth after 40 put themselves at increased risk of strokes and heart attacks, according to a new study ...

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IBM Buys Truven, Adding to Growing Trove of Patient Data at Watson Health

IBM is looking to enhance the growth of its Watson Health business with the $ 2.6 billion purchase of Truven Health Analytics, which has data on the cost and treatment of more than 200 million patients. The planned acquisition of ...

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Mel Stottlemyre, battling blood cancer, in improving health

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2:31 AM Bryan R. Smith Happy to report that Mel Stottlemyre’s health is much-improved as he continues to battle multiple myeloma, the blood cancer he was diagnosed with in 1999. ​“This ...

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Bernie Sanders to release health records before Clinton asks

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 10:06 PM He’s not going to drop and give you 100 pushups, but Bernie Sanders plans to show he’s physically fit to serve as President amid a report that a super ...

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Many New Yorkers qualify for aid in marketplace health care

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, January 10, 2016, 7:36 PM New Yorkers can use the tax credit toward a metal tier plan to lower their out-of-pocket cost. If you’re one of the 2 million New Yorkers and counting receiving their ...

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