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Healthcare spending rises to $3.6 trillion in the U.S., driven partly by health insurance tax

Healthcare spending in the U.S. hit a high-water mark of $ 3.6 trillion in 2018, rising at a rate of 4.6% — the same rate of increase found in 2016, and higher than the 4.2% rate in 2017. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Office of the Actuary, publishing in Health Affairs, found that… Read More »

Vaping death toll in the US rises to NINE as Kansas man in fifties dies to mysterious lung illness

Vaping death toll in the US rises to NINE as Kansas man in his fifties dies from mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes Latest victim was regular vaper but had underlying health issues, officials said He is second victim from Kansas after woman in fifties died earlier this month Number of people hospitalised due to vaping-related… Read More »