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Study Says Medicare Could Save Billions On Insulin

(CNN) - A new study shows Medicare could save billions of dollars with one change. Negotiating the price of insulin. The study came out on Monday in the journal Jama Internal Medicine. It shows using price formulary and negotiations…

Study: U.S. Throws Away At Least 3,500 Kidneys A Year

(CNN) - A new study has found that the U.S. is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year. The study was published in Jama Internal Medicine. It found that between 2004 and 2014, more than 17% of…

Study: IUD Insertions Went Up After Trump's Election

(CNN) - A new study found a bump in one form of birth control use after the 2016 presidential election. According to researchers, more women asked for implants and intrauterine devices often called IUD's in the month after the…

Study: Drinking Coffee Can Extend Life Expectancy

(CNN) - Go ahead and grab another cup of Joe. Another study is out touting the benefits of coffee. Researchers in the United Kingdom looked at how coffee drinking habits affected mortality. It followed more than half a million…

Studies: Legalizing Pot Could Help Opioid Crisis

(CNN) - Could marijuana help curb America's opioid epidemic? According to two studies; the answer is "yes." Researchers compared opioid prescription patterns in states with and without medical cannabis laws. According to the studies, states with medical marijuana had 2.2…

New Study Finds Less Sodium in Packaged Foods

The majority of sodium in our diet comes from packaged foods and beverages. While Americans are consuming less sodium than 15 years ago, a new report in the Journal Of Americam Medicine says there is still much room for improvement.…