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"With merging of insurers, questions for patients about costs and innovation" - As insurers grow larger, the effect on consumers depends on how successfully other companies can compete. Arnold Milstein is quoted.

New York Times

"Making patients pay for drugs could breed superbug" - This article cites a new Stanford study led by Marcella Alsan.


"What remains unsaid about assisted suicide" - This article looks at the gray areas of assisted suicide and quotes David Magnus.


"Keeping fit may halve seniors’ heart failure risk" - A new study from Tufts University found that the fittest seniors are half as likely as others to suffer from heart failure. David Maron co-wrote a commentary accompanying the study and provides comment in this article.

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"Dare to be 100: And you’re still in bed" - In this article, Walter Bortz shares stories about his participation in the National Senior Games and discusses the importance of senior fitness.

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"Knowing how doctors prefer to die can change end-of-life treatment decisions for patients" - A Stanford study led by VJ Periyakoil was cited during this segment.

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