News tagged with health care spending

Helmets save lives of skiers and snowboarders

The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some that the use of helmets ...

Nov 12, 2012
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Medicare kidney spending reaches crucial moment

Amid a presidential campaign and facing the "fiscal cliff," Americans hear a lot about federal spending, particularly for Medicare. But few probably know of either the history or the present watershed moment ...

Sep 04, 2012
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