Minnesota Lawmakers Tackle How To Help People With Diabetes Who Can’t Afford Rising Costs Of Insulin

The plan under consideration would require pharmaceutical companies to supply insulin to Minnesota patients who are not already on a public health program and who make less than 400 percent of the federal poverty line. As the debate goes on, […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Despite Booming Economy, Uninsured Rate Ticks Up

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The annual report from the Census Bureau, released this week, found that 27.5 million Americans were without health insurance last year, an increase of nearly 2 million from 2017. The […]

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‘He’s Yelling Out In Pain’: Being Forced To Taper Opioids Isn’t Working For Some Patients Who Say They Didn’t Abuse Them

While a national effort is under way to lower opioid doses, many chronic pain patients feel unfairly treated and researchers say there’s been little research done on how to taper. Other news on the opioid epidemic covers pain education for […]

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