Biden launches new push to limit health care costs hoping to prove he can save money for families

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, July 6, 2023. Senior Swedish and Turkish officials arrived at NATO headquarters on Thursday to review Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's objections accession of the Nordic country to the military alliance and to see what more, if anything, could be done to break the deadlock.  (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden on Friday launched a new set of initiatives to reduce health care costs: a crackdown on scam insurance plans, new guidelines to prevent surprise medical bills, and an effort to reduce medical-related debt to credit cards. Bidens’ remarks will build previous initiatives to limit health care costs, with the Department … Read more

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Sometimes the old cures are the best cures, and that seems to be the case with Tiger Balm, which has been relieving pain for more than a century. The most amazing thing about topical pain relievers is that they work in a completely different way than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Advil, and also quite … Read more

Menu calorie labeling may reduce obesity-related cancer burden and health care costs

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A relief for retirees: Projected healthcare costs have not increased this year

The after-tax cost of medical expenses in retirement for a single 65-year-old retiree held steady at $157,500 ($315,000 for the average retiree couple at the same age).  (Creative Getty)

As everyone knows, overall healthcare costs are rising every year. But tell that to older Americans. Fidelity’s annual survey of estimated health care costs in retirement surprisingly remained unchanged of the last year. This means that a retiree who leaves the workforce this year is likely to shell out the same amount of money on … Read more

First Health Care Costs Hearing Reveals More Questions Than Answers | CT news junkie

First Health Care Costs Hearing Reveals More Questions Than Answers |  CT news junkie

OHS Executive Director Deidre Gifford Credit: Mike Savino’s photo State officials have tried to get a better look at what’s driving health care costs soaring, but a Wednesday hearing raised largely more questions than answers. The Office of Health Strategy held its first-ever hearing to review some of the findings from its March report that … Read more

Inflation, health care costs, partisan cooperation among the main problems of nations

Inflation, health care costs, partisan cooperation among the main problems of nations

Democrats lead the way on many issues, but more Americans agree with Republicans on the economy, crime, immigration (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) The Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand Americans’ views on the issues facing the country, Joe Biden’s job performance, and more. For this analysis, we surveyed 5,115 adults from … Read more