Study: Recession prompted slowdown in healthcare spending

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 22 (UPI) -- Slower growth in U.S. healthcare spending can be traced primarily to the economic downturn, a study found.

Survey: Most U.S. favors health exchanges

BOSTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults put the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges at the top of the priority list for health policy in their state, a survey says.

Doctors often ignore addiction in patients

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- Forty million U.S. teens and adults are addicted to nicotine, alcohol or other drugs, but few get treatment, a non-profit group found.

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Premiums for family heathcare up 9 percent

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Family health insurance costs for U.S. employers rose higher than they have since 2005 this year, two non-profit groups announced Tuesday.

California a surprise healthcare obstacle

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Budget-challenged California is proposing Medicare cuts that analysts say cast doubt on the capacity of U.S. healthcare law to expand access to healthcare.
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