October 19, 2021
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Biden Administration Tries To Force States’ Hand On Medicaid Expansion

When President Biden addressed Congress this week, he didn’t have much to say about healthcare reform. The one exception was the President offering a vague proposal to grant Medicare negotiating power regarding prescription drugs prices: “Let’s give Medicare the power to save hundreds of billions of dollars by negotiating lower prices for prescript...
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Pandemic-Related Themes In The 2020 Oscar-Nominated Films: A Doctor’s Perspective

This past year has truly been like no other. The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted every sector, including the entertainment industry: film studios were shut down; movie theatres were closed. Like most of you, I was watching movies at home, through streaming services like Netflix. While tonight’s 93rd Academy Awards broadcast will have a different fe...
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Scientists Predict Rise In Deaths From Pancreatic Cancer And Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer

A new report has predicted that colorectal cancer will become the leading cause of cancer death in people aged between 20 and 49 by the year 2040. Pancreatic cancer will also become the second leading cause of cancer death overall by 2030, overtaking colorectal cancer to lie behind lung cancer in first place. The work published in the journal JA...
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India Is Experiencing A Devastating Wave Of Covid-19: Impact To Reverberate Around The World

In India, more than 332,000 Covid-19 infections were reported today, along with approximately 2,250 deaths. Both figures shattered previous daily records for the country. India has a nearly vertical coronavirus case growth curve. Similarly, the daily reported deaths curve’s slope is practically vertical. The official daily death toll is probably a ...