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Trustees rating health of Social Security, Medicare

The federal government's two largest benefit programs face short- and long-term financial problems as they close in on milestone anniversaries. The magnitude of those problems will become clearer when the trustees for Social ...

Jul 22, 2015
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US seniors' health poorest, global survey shows

(HealthDay)— Seniors in America have more chronic health problems and take more medications than seniors in 10 other industrialized countries do, according to a new global survey. The United States also stood out among ...

Nov 20, 2014
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Lung cancer screening found cost-effective for Medicare

(HealthDay)—Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) is a low-cost and cost-effective strategy for screening Medicare beneficiaries for lung cancer, according to a study published in the August issue of American Health & Drug ...

Oct 03, 2014
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