Hearing loss is more than a nuisance. It also raises the risk of cognitive decline, dementia, falls, depression, and social isolation.
State laws requiring doctor training on how bias affects treatment violate teachers’ right to free speech, opponents say.
Sky-high bills from air-ambulance providers have sparked complaints and federal action in recent years. But a rural Tennessee resident fell through the cracks of billing protections — and a single helicopter ride could cost much of her estate's value.
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Even people with good insurance aren't guaranteed affordable care, as this KFF Health News follow-up to one patient’s saga shows.