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People should be able to get health care without going bankrupt, GoodRx co-CEO says

Doug Hirsch, co-founder and co-CEO of digital pharmacy GoodRx, is on a mission to save people from health care-induced bankruptcy, he told CNBC’s Jim Cramer in San Francisco on Wednesday. The average deductible costs more than $ 1,500, leaving the average American in a bind, Hirsch said. In particular, the majority of millennials don’t have… Read More »

Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’

Most abnormalities found on smear tests are totally treatable Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’ Independent.ie Q I’m a middle-aged woman worried about all the things in the newspaper I’ve been reading about cervical cancer. I’m not due another smear test under CervicalCheck for another three… Read More »

If You Are Older Should You Eat More Protein?

Some experts have proposed that eating extra protein will promote muscle growth in older adults. It turns out that this is not true.   A careful study of 92 men age 65 and older revealed that eating extra protein without increasing physical activity, especially weight bearing activity, did not result in promoting muscle growth.  … Read More »