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‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017

Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health insurance companies for the next 2 years.

“This agreement provides certainty on out-of-pocket reduction payments for the next 2 years [and] will address attempts by this administration to keep people from getting enrolled in care they need,” Murray said during a speech on the Senate floor.

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DCBs cost-effective for SFA treatment

October 19, 2017
The use of drug-coated balloons as a strategy for endovascular intervention in the superficial femoral artery is cost-effective, according to data published in the…

CDC: Control not achieved in more than half of US adults with hypertension

October 19, 2017
Less than half of U.S. adults with hypertension have their BP under control, according to a data brief released by the CDC’s National Center for Health…
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ADA: Lifestyle management key to treating patients with diabetes

October 19, 2017
In this year’s Standards of Medical Care, the American Diabetes Association emphasizes that lifestyle management is the key to treating patients with diabetes…
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Risk for recurrent ischemic events increased in women, minorities after PCI

October 19, 2017
Women and minorities who underwent contemporary everolimus-eluting stent implantation had an increased risk for recurrent ischemic events compared with white men, and…
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The Future of the Lipid Panel: An NLA Expert Discussion

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

Past-President of the National Lipid Association and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Dr. W…
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VIDEO: Discussion on diabetes drugs, CV outcomes fruitful

July 17, 2017
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Cardiometabolic Health Congress

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VIDEO: Expert discusses BP management among elderly patients with kidney disease

October 8, 2017
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