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U.S. Pharmacy Chains Take on Cancer

Most Americans associate pharmacies with prescription drugs, vitamins and other over-the-counter remedies. But over the past few years, pharmacies have increasingly been including cancer care and prevention among their services, signaling a trend that could disrupt health care industry. Forbes reports that Walgreens has announced a first-of-its kind program called Feel More Like You, which… Read More »

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Viewpoints: Wake Up, Maximize Strategies For Ending Disinformation About Vaccines; U.S. Needs To Shift Focus From Medicine To Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Time To Dispel Vaccine Myths Spreading On Social Media  The internet has long been a place for the free exchange of ideas, regardless of the ideological beliefs of the posters. Indeed, the idea of internet censorship is anathema to Americans, whose free speech is… Read More »

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Furloughed federal workers may lose some health benefits: U.S. senators

FILE PHOTO: A patient undergoes an eye exam at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) health clinic in Inglewood, California August 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four U.S. senators expressed concern on Wednesday that federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown could lose their dental and vision health insurance benefits if they are… Read More »

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