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A recent CNN story about an insurer denying coverage for proton beam therapy is a classic case of the media hyping an unproven, costly treatment.
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Sometimes the good work you do as a journalist has an impact after you’re no longer around to enjoy the praise. Consider former WUKY reporter Brenna Angel, who pushed for University of Kentucky hospital records about pediatric cardiac surgery mortality rates.

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The world’s most famous pregnancy brought overnight visibility to a little-known but serious prenatal complication, when Britain’s royal family announced the Duchess of Cambridge’s hospitalization for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) – a debilitating and even life-threatening condition.

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Mystery illness in Cambodia, hepatitis C in New Hampshire, the economic effect of expanding Medicaid and more from our Daily Briefing.

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President Johnson may not have intended to sign the Freedom of Information Act on Independence Day, but July 4th is a fitting birthday for FOIA.

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A controversial abortion bill becomes law in Virginia, the high costs of Alzheimer's, the link between hair relaxers and uterine fibroids and more from our Daily Briefing.

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An ambitious plan to reverse New York’s growing prescription drug epidemic is causing a rift between legislators and health care providers, pitting a proposed computer system that would require doctors and pharmacists to meticulously scan patients’ medical history for patterns of abuse against arguments by two professional associations that increased monitoring would backfire.

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Biblical weight loss, good news about whooping cough, and health wonkery from the Daily Show's Jon Stewart, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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"Food deserts" — geographic areas that don’t have access to fresh, affordable, healthy food, such as fruits and vegetables — are often covered from an angle that reports simply on the fact that produce is lacking. But there are plenty of angles to take when tackling this tough subject. Here are just a few.

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An iWatch News investigation documents $1.9 billion in wasted federal health care expenditures.

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