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Surprise billing law pleases patients, frustrates doctors

This is a Kaiser Health News story. More than two years after California’s surprise-billing law took effect, there’s one thing on which consumer advocates, doctors and insurers all agree: The law has been effective at...

Babies born to mothers on WIC are 33% less likely to die in 1st...

The children of low-income mothers who benefit from the federal government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children are one-third less likely to die during their first year of life than babies...

Cellphone injuries have spiked dramatically, especially among young people

As cellphones became an omnipresent part of life over the past two decades, head and neck injuries associated with the devices spiked dramatically, according to a new study.(MORE: Houston police issue warning after scammer...

More than 100 people sick from E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce: FDA

More than 100 people across the U.S. have been infected with E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, according to federal officials. The Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and state health authorities say evidence...

Decade rewind: How our lives have changed — or not — since 2009

As we reach the end of the decade, it's time for some nostalgia and a look back at life in 2009. But how much has really changed? In some ways, our culture is the same....

High-tech machine detects terrorism and fentanyl

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Sarah Mackin runs a cotton swab around the inside of a tiny plastic baggie that appears empty. She spreads whatever residue the swab picked up onto a test...

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