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Viewpoints: Latest Administrative Roadblocks To Getting Insurance Can Be Deadly; Urgent Care Centers Should Be For Everyone, Not Just Wealthy Neighborhoods

Editorial writers express views on these health care topics and others. Stat: Administrative Burdens Are Blocking Access To Health Insurance Despite a relentless eight-year Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it remains largely intact. Through it, nearly 20 million Americans gained health insurance. Many others benefited from new protections, such as ensuring that… Read More »

10 Signs Your Flu Might Be Deadly

Conditions The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 80,000 people died from the flu last year alone. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe this season. What is the flu? eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that’s caused by influenza viruses, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Cancer may no longer be deadly in future, say British researchers announcing breakthrough

LONDON — Scientists have discovered a breakthrough treatment to fight cancer, and claim the disease will no longer be deadly for future generations. Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London believe it is possible to strengthen the body’s defences by transplanting immune cells from strangers. Patients will begin to receive the new treatment next year,… Read More »