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Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Experts often blame illicit fentanyl for skyrocketing overdose deaths among illegal drug users. Now a series of deaths at an Ohio hospital is raising questions about oversight in prescribing pharmaceutical fentanyl.

Clock Is Ticking On GOP Bill: 5 Ways Health Care Tug-Of-War May Play Out

May 4, 2017
Architect of the Capitol / https://www.aoc.gov/capitol-buildings/national-statuary-hall

The House may pass its bill to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act. But Republicans’ pathway to fulfilling their seven-year effort to undo the federal health law is getting narrower by the day.

Many Adults Support Equal Access To Healthcare For Undocumented Immigrant Children

Oct 7, 2014

Access to health insurance is very limited for immigrants living in the U.S. – both undocumented immigrants and permanent residents. But a new survey has found that many U.S. adults who work on behalf of children think undocumented immigrant children should have access to healthcare equal to that of U.S.-born children.

Almost half (42 percent) of survey respondents said they agree or strongly agree that undocumented children and U.S.-born children should have equal access to healthcare, while 33 percent disagreed or strongly disagreed and 25 percent were unsure.

One Medical Group's Reinvention Of Health Care

Jun 13, 2014
Courtesy of One Medical Group

One Medical Group is an innovative primary care medical group that has established offices all over the country. Members pay a $149 to $200 annual fee to receive same-day appointments, reduced wait time and prescription refills via app or online.

Sound Medicine: September 15, 2013

Sep 15, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for September 15

Sound Medicine: August 3, 2008

Aug 3, 2008

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