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Health insurance tax, not rebates, greatest threat to affordability, UnitedHealth Group CEO says

UnitedHealth Group’s first quarter report Tuesday showing projected earnings for 2019 above expectations has helped to turn around sluggish health insurance performance on Wall Street that’s been blamed on a proposed policy to change the current drug rebate rule. During Tuesday’s earnings call, UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann said he is less concerned about the… Read More »

Another Study Says HPV Shot Cuts Cervical Cancer

MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scotland is already seeing a payoff for vaccinating adolescent girls for human papillomavirus (HPV). Since the vaccine became routine about a decade ago, cervical cancer cases in young Scottish women have plummeted, a new study reports. HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. Vaccination protects… Read More »