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New Poll: Eighty Percent of Older Americans Support Medical Marijuana

A new National Poll on Healthy Again shows that older Americans support medical marijuana. It seems the idea is becoming more mainstream than it...
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The Top 5 States to Grow Old In

Many people have a vision of what their retirement will look like. For some people, geography can play a huge role in determining your...
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Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare News

The Good News For Medicare Beneficiaries BY BOB BLANCATO AND MEREDITH PONDER: Three recent pieces of news out of Washington, D.C., may mean more certainty...
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2019 Means Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D

On April 2nd, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) noted several changes to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D in a 1,156...
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3 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

The biggest cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. While strides are currently being made to reduce...
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Good News for Medicare: Crucial Programs Avoid Cuts

You might have heard about the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill (H.R. 1625, the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill) that President Trump signed...
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Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare News

Trump to give speech on lowering drug prices this month BY PETER SULLIVAN: President Trump is scheduled to give a speech on prescription drug prices on April...
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Paul Ryan Announces His Retirement

Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in November.   The National Committee to Preserve Social Security...
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Medicare Launches Diabetes Prevention Program

Over 84 million Americans have prediabetes, and up to a quarter of those will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years. For every $3...
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Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare News

Medicare cut to ambulance pay threatens dialysis patients' access BY VIRGIL DICKSON: Patient transportation providers are worried that a looming cut to ambulance reimbursement could...