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US could save $2.6 BILLION a year if just 1% of Medicaid users quit smoking, study finds 

US could save $ 2.6 BILLION a year if just 1% of Medicaid users quit smoking, study finds While just 14 percent of the American general population smokes, over a quarter of people on Medicaid do  Taxpayers shoulder 60 percent of the burden of smoking-related health care costs in the US  If just one percent… Read More »

ADHD Meds Safe With Epilepsy, Study Finds

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often occurs in people with epilepsy. Now, new research provides reassurance that taking ADHD medications won’t raise their risk of seizures. For the study, researchers analyzed data from thousands of epilepsy patients in Sweden. Taking ADHD medications such as Ritalin… Read More »