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Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

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Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

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Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?

Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study

20 percent experienced gains in daily functioning, 11 percent had less severe symptoms, researchers say

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says

Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate

But shortage of donors keeps doctors from helping more patients, researchers say

Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons