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Have Kids, Buy More Produce?

TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 — Could having kids prompt you to eat healthier foods? Apparently so, a new study suggests. Americans buy more fruits and vegetables after they become parents, researchers found. “Although adult food preferences are considered relatively stable, major life events such as becoming parents may serve as a cue to behavior change,”… Read More »

Some generics can cost Medicare recipients more than brand-name drugs

Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers examined differences in brand-name and generic or biosimilar drug prices, formulary coverage and… Read More »

The VA is improving because it’s using more private healthcare

Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump. At a town hall in April, Ocasio-Cortez criticized the Trump administration’s efforts to expand healthcare choice for veterans through the Department… Read More »