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AP Health Issues

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

Illinois Medicaid program restricts use of new hepatitis C drug with $1,000-per-pill cost
Updated: 14 hours ago

Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

NY Gov. Cuomo: speed up medical marijuana implementation to help children with epilepsy
Updated: 15 hours ago
Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

CDC's dire forecast: Weather causes 2,000 deaths a year in US with nearly two-thirds from cold
Updated: 20 hours ago

Verona's Moras donates bone marrow to brother

Verona defender Moras in Australia to donate bone marrow to brother, who has leukemia
Updated: 23 hours ago

Hikes sought in health coverage rates

Blue Cross: Rate increase for health coverage coming, Affordable Care Act to blame
Updated: 23 hours ago

Humana 2Q profit falls 18 pct on higher costs

Humana second-quarter profit drops 18 percent on higher costs for exchanges, hepatitis C drug
Published: 07/30/14

Survey: Remaining uninsured harder to reach

Kaiser study shows 2.5 million California adults remain uninsured, majority Latinos
Published: 07/30/14

Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

Illinois warns insurance companies not to discriminate against transgender people
Published: 07/29/14

Report: Health premiums rose significantly in 2014

As he pushes for more authority, insurance commissioner says health premium rates are rising
Published: 07/29/14

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Big Island man in ministry case sues federal probation officers for medical-marijuana access
Published: 07/29/14