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Senate committee advances Azar nomination as health secretary

Jan 18, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday voted to move forward the nomination of Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive and lobbyist whom President Donald Trump has tapped to be the next secretary of Health and Human Services....
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Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says

Jan 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Tough Talk: Millions More Uninsured Because Trump ‘Sabotaged’ ACA; Making The Case For Medicaid Work Requirements

Jan 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how new national and state policies are impacting health...
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Trump administration plans to shield health staff refusing to do abortions, treat transgender people

Jan 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump health officials also have opposed efforts by several undocumented immigrant teens to obtain abortions in...
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Inside Trump's new VA office, early moves to help whistleblowers draw praise

Jan 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump created a whistleblower-protection office that has stepped in to help VA employees, USA Today...
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President Trump has common form of heart disease

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Like most men of his age, President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Without those changes, the President has a moderate risk of having a heart attack in the next three to five years, according to the Mayo Clinic....
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Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says

Jan 18, 2018 , WebMD
The annual four-hour medical exam took place Friday and involved 12 specialty consultants, Jackson noted. He added that none of the results of the exam had been omitted from mention at the news...
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Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Jan 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump said he gets more exercise than people think, but he was open to changing his...
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Exclusive: Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Jan 18, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor's orders....
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Healthcare companies mulling what to do with GOP tax bill benefits

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare companies last week were buzzing about the savings they expect to reap from the Trump administration's sweeping tax overhaul, which reduced the corporate tax rate to 21% from...
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Parsing The Policies: Is It Safe to Give Medicaid Work Requirements A Try? Are They Going To Backfire?

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Last week's decision by the Trump administration to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew both praise and criticism from opinion writers across the...
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Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White House doctor

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories, fats and carbohydrates and starting a daily exercise routine, the White House physician said on Tuesday....
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White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health,' has no cognitive problems, but should lose weight

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump is the oldest person ever to become president. The 71-year-old has a fondness for fast...
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With Individual Mandate Scrapped, Employers Say ‘It’s Our Turn’

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Employers have long-chafed at what they see as the onerous rules that came with the Affordable Care Act. But now that Congress has killed the individual mandate, employers say that their requirements should be the next to go. In other news: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says he expects bipartisan legislation aimed at stabilizing the marketplace to pass in the coming months; the Trump administration could approve short-term insurance plans soon; and a look at the health law and enrollment in...
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Trump's Tax Cuts Will Boost UnitedHealth's Profits By $1.7 Billion

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
Corporate tax cuts will add $1.7 billion to UnitedHealth Group earnings and cash flows in 2018, the company said during its fourth-quarter earnings...
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President is overweight and doesn't exercise much, like most Americans

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
President Donald Trump's doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president's health as "excellent," but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn't get enough exercise....
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UnitedHealth revenue cracks $200 billion mark

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UnitedHealth Group's 2017 revenue surpassed $200 billion, while its profit more than doubled. On top of that, the No. 1 insurer will reap an extra $1.7 billion in 2018 earnings thanks to the Trump administration's tax...
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Demand for antiradiation drug jumps after Trump nuclear tweet

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
A Twitter battle over the size of each "nuclear button" possessed by President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un has spiked sales of a drug that protects against radiation poisoning....
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Past presidents' physicals: What we learned

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
President Donald Trump is scheduled to undergo a physical examination Friday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The exam will be conducted by US Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the same physician who performed President Barack Obama's last two physicals while in office....
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The four big fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert a government shutdown

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Here's a look at the four key obstacles lawmakers face in their efforts to forge a deal by...
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