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Democrats clash over ‘Medicare for all’ in first debate – CNBC

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at the first Democratic primary debate Wednesday night that they would favor eliminating private insurance. Warren and de Blasio were the only two among the 10 Democratic hopefuls on stage to raise their hands when asked if they favored abolishing private insurance. The rising… Read More »

Missouri’s only abortion clinic continues fight over license

Missouri’s only abortion clinic on Tuesday asked a state panel for an extension to continue providing abortions after its license is set to expire Friday. The state health department last week refused to renew the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate’s license, and a court order protecting abortions at the clinic is set to expire Friday.… Read More »

Best Buy will sell Flywheel bikes, Hydrow rowing machines in over 100 stores by the end of the year

Shoppers at a Best Buy store in New York. Bebeto Matthews | AP Best Buy is getting into the fitness industry. The big-box electronics retailer announced Tuesday its plans to open a “dedicated fitness space,” selling spin bikes and connected treadmills, in more than 100 stores by the end of the year. On Tuesday, workout… Read More »

AHIP wants more oversight over consolidation of hospitals and physicians

A major cause of rising healthcare costs is vertical consolidation among providers, the America’s Health Insurance Plans told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee by statement. When more and more of a region’s doctors and medical experts work for the same hospital or health system, the price for services provided by the acquired physicians increase by an… Read More »

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over ‘severe infections’ causing at least 1 death: report

Dozens of people sued Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver on Saturday, a year after the Colorado hospital said reported “breaches” in sterilization procedures involving surgical instruments may have put patients at risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Many of the 67 patients and 20 spouses who filed the lawsuit have said the infections they suffered led to serious pain.… Read More »