The morphine-like pain killer Oxycontin is just one of a number of opioids fueling a substance use crisis in the U.S. federal health officials say. And successful treatment for the substance use disorder can be costly.
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Tymia McCullough is a poised, pageant-winning 11-year-old from South Carolina. She also happens to have sickle cell anemia and relies on Medicaid to pay for medical care.
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Researchers find that dementia patients who engage in activities such as gathering photographs and talking about family see improvements in their quality of life and are less agitated.
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President Trump said on Tuesday that he was surprised at the effective failure of the Senate health care bill, which did not have enough support to move forward to a vote.
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The goal was to make sure hospitals didn't send patients home too soon, without a plan for following up or without enough support at home to recover completely.
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