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Many New Moms Get Kicked Off Medicaid 2 Months After Giving Birth. Illinois Will Change That.

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in which the maternal death rate has been rising. Each year, about 700 deaths are due to pregnancy, childbirth or subsequent complications, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When someone dies while pregnant or within a year of childbirth in Illinois, that’s considered a maternal death. Karen Tabb Dina is… Read More »

In his first joint address, Biden promotes giving Medicare the power to negotiate lower drug prices

(Photo by Alex WongGetty Images) President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress tonight held promises for the future of healthcare. Biden wants to continue the lower premiums in the Affordable Care Act that are available under the American Rescue Plan, lower deductibles in the ACA and lower prescription drug costs by allowing Medicare to negotiate… Read More »

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »