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Health insurance outlook for 2018 looks optimistic

  The outlook for the health insurance industry looks very optimistic for the year 2018. The industry is growing at a rate of 20 percent and motor and health segments are the prime drivers for this growth. For the half year ending September 2017 the industry health premium …

How Big Tech Is Going After Your Health Care

Minh Uong/The New York Times When Daniel Poston, a second-year medical student in Manhattan, opened the App Store on his iPhone a couple of weeks ago, he was astonished to see an app for a new heart study prominently featured. People often learn about new research studies through …

Broken health care pledge tests Collins-McConnell relationship

Getty Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) will be a crucial swing vote for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) next year, but it may be tougher to strike deals with her after McConnell failed to fulfill a pledge on health care. The moderate senator told reporters this month that she had an “ironclad” …

A Prescription To Reduce Waste In Health Care Spending

Earlier this year, the Gallup organization set out to identify the top concerns everyday Americans have about money. Researchers asked more than a thousand people across the country, “What is the most important financial problem facing your family today?” Their top answer: the cost of health care. Increases …

Congress Refuses to Do Right by Children’s Health Care

As Republican lawmakers celebrate the passage of a tax bill that will make the wealthiest Americans richer, many lower-income families are faced with the real possibility that their children will soon lose their health insurance because Congress didn’t care enough to renew funding for it. The Children’s Health …

Children to be taught transgender issues in sex education lessons

Children must be taught about transgender issues, says the Department for Education CREDIT:WWW.ALAMY.COM Children will be taught about transgender issues as part of compulsory sex and relationship education classes, the Department for Education has confirmed as it launches a call for evidence today. The classes, which will be made …