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Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Medicare is driving health care spending as baby boomers age, study says – Bangor Daily News

Aging baby boomers will consume an ever-larger share of the nation’s health care spending over the coming decade, regardless of the success of Democrats running for president with ambitious plans to broaden Medicare. The number of people covered through Medicare – and spending on the federal insurance program for older and disabled Americans – is… Read More »