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How much for an amputation or checkup? It takes a complex...

Simon F. Haeder, Texas A&M University Modern medicine is remarkable. Conditions like HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C...

The FDA approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but Medicare...

Andrew Williams, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medicare finalized its decision to restrict its coverage of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new...

Trillions in infrastructure spending could mean hundreds of billions in fraud

Jetson Leder-Luis, Boston University The U.S. government may be on the verge of spending as much as US$4.5 trillion...

How the US could afford ‘Medicare for all

Gerald Friedman, University of Massachusetts Amherst Health care is Americans’ number-one priority, based on recent polls, so it’s no wonder it’s been a hot topic...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

Before the fall: How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s...

Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University ; Ellen Schneider, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University , and...

Pre-existing conditions: The age group most vulnerable if coverage goes away

Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University A widely shared New Yorker cartoon heralded “70 as the new 50” with the implications that being 50...

Why the daunting economics of elder care are about to get...

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan My sister Carol loves movies, but she hasn’t been out to see one in years. When she tries to watch...

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Lord Freud was wrong about disabled workers, but at least he’s...

By Duncan McVicar, Queen's University Belfast Lord Freud’s comments that some disabled people were “not worth” paying the full minimum wage – that they are...