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Bob Moos: Medicare can help you manage your chronic illnesses

Bob Moos: Medicare can help you manage your chronic illnesses

Managing a number of chronic illnesses all at once can quickly become a full-time job. Unless it's done right, you can compromise your quality of life and possibly increase your risk of a long-term disability or an earlier-than-expected death. That's why Medicare is encouraging your health care providers to work together more closely to coordinate the treatment of your chronic conditions, so that you can spend less time sitting in medical offices and more time doing whatever you enjoy.

House to vote on health care bill

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Erica Werner and Alan Fram

WASHINGTON -- The House will vote Thursday on the GOP's long-sought legislation to repeal and replace portions of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, Republican leaders announced on Wednesday. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confidently predicted success after a day of wrangling votes and personal arm-twisting by President Donald Trump.

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Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital’s last resort

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Lauran Neergaard

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers -- he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing.

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