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Back to abstinence-only education for teens?

Back to abstinence-only education for teens?

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 10, 2016

Advocates feel progress made in dropping the U.S. teen pregnancy rate under the Obama administration may reverse should federal policy shift back to abstinence-only education.

Why can't devicemakers and insurers get along?

Why can't devicemakers and insurers get along?

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 26, 2016

For patients who want to use newer, novel devices beyond clinical trials, affordability is often the central issue blocking access when insurers won't cover their purchase. Manufacturers that can't get widespread coverage for their products face the prospect of limited sales.

Bringing world-class cancer care closer to home

Bringing world-class cancer care closer to home

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  November 26, 2016

Links between community hospitals and cancer centers can lead to better care and a better bottom line. Many regard these relationships as necessary to preserve quality and expand access to state-of-the-art oncology care.

CEO Power Panel: No repeal without replace

By Harris Meyer  |  November 19, 2016

Many CEOs responding to our post-election survey said they're willing to consider Trump's healthcare reform ideas. But 86% said an ACA repeal should not proceed without a replacement that provides affordable health insurance for all Americans who lack employer-based coverage.

Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 19, 2016

Healthcare interests fighting proposals placed on state ballots by citizen petitions vastly outspent the proponents. And for the most part their media campaigns successfully staved off unwanted changes such as controls on drug prices in California and a single-payer system in Colorado.

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

By David Royse  |  November 12, 2016

Inspired in part by the meth campaign, the hospital jolted parents—and stirred up plenty of criticism— with TV ads and billboards featuring pictures of overweight children, many with messages that subtly criticized parents. One, for example, said, “Big bones didn't make me this...

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