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    Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills
    (HealthDay News) -- New research supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for care -- paying for each service provided -- with an alternative system that gives a set amount of money to health care organizations for patient care. "These results are encouraging, because, throu Read Article »
    Oct
    29
    Voters Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
    (HealthDay News) -- Americans' opinions about the Affordable Care Act are sharply divided along political lines, a new study finds. Democratic voters are strongly in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to the researchers. Almost three-quarters of Democrats want the next Congress to Read Article »
    Oct
    29
    Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (HealthDay News) -- Want to lower your risk of a first-time stroke? New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association reinforce the idea that a healthy lifestyle is crucial. The new guidelines advise people to exercise, control blood pressure and eat what's known Read Article »
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    29
    Health Highlights Oct 29 2014
    Health Highlights: Oct. 29, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Hi-Tech Pill Would Detect Cancer in Early Stages: Google A pill to detect cancer in the early stages is being developed by Google. The pill would c Read Article »
    Oct
    29
    Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing WHO
    (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola outbreak in Liberia -- one of three West African nations ravaged by the disease -- may be slowing, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday. Dr. Bruce Aylward, WHO's assistant director general, said there's been a decline in the number of burials in Liberia Read Article »
    Oct
    29
    First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis
    (HealthDay News) -- The first vaccine to protect against a type of meningococcal bacteria that can cause meningitis has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. When Neisseria meningitidis bacteria infect the bloodstream or lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, it can ca Read Article »
    Oct
    29
    FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
    (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine that could help prevent some cases of life-threatening meningococcal disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Trumenba is approved to protect people between the ages of 10 and 25 from invasive meningococcal disease caused by Ne Read Article »
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