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The Washington Post discusses why supposedly free “Medicare wellness visits” produce big bills for beneficiaries.
New presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is under fire from the left for his “conflicting messages on ‘Medicare for all.'” (The Hill)
The American College of Physicians reacts to Friday’s Match Day results: increases in internal medicine residency slots are good but not good enough.
Surf guitar legend Dick Dale, who died Saturday at 81, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in 1965 but kept a punishing tour schedule almost to the end — in large part to pay his medical bills. (Washington Post)
One doctor with a strict policy on vaccinations found support for his practice’s policies from local mothers on Facebook. (KevinMD)
Meet the tech companies developing innovative non-opioid products to alleviate pain. (CNBC)
Why are older people taking so many antibiotics? The New York Times explains.
The FDA warned Phoenix Molecular Imaging Center about unapproved claims for an investigational PET tracer aimed at detecting recurrent prostate cancer. (FiercePharma)
Fears about African swine flu led the U.S. to seize about a million pounds of pork from China, where the disease is raging on hog farms. (Reuters)
Stigma of all kinds is still a major obstacle to ending the HIV epidemic in the U.S., NPR reports.
As the new movie “Five Feet Apart” opens, meet a real life couple with cystic fibrosis whose love story did not have a Hollywood ending. (CNN)
NBC News has the dirt on how Northern Ireland may have the solution to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Top o’ the morning! (NBC News)
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