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Why the US spends more on healthcare than other countries, but doesn't fare better: Study
Americans pay more for health care and get fewer results, according to a new analysis. The U.S. spends more money than any other country on healthcare, yet life expectancy is shorter, obesity is higher, and the rate of maternal and infant death is higher as well. The study published in JAMA takes a
Trump promising consumers digital-age health care approach
Smartphone app, more access to online cost comparisons among consumer-friendly changes on health care promised by Trump administration
Trump uses page from 'smart policymaking 101' on health care
The Trump administration is taking a pragmatic new tack on health care with officials promising consumer friendly changes and savings in areas from computerized medical records to prescription drugs
Flu drug designed to kill the virus in a day approved in Japan
A new drug that its makers say will kill the flu virus in just a day, called Xofluza, just received a fast-tracked approval that could bring it to store shelves in Japan by May. The drug, which has generic name baloxavir marboxil, promises to be more advanced than Tamiflu , or oseltamivir -- the
Woman dies after declining Tamiflu due to cost
Heather Holland, 38, a mother of two, did not take the antiviral medication out of principle due to its $116 price tag, her husband told ABC News.
Mulvaney defends the White House budget: 'Does it balance? No'
Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney said the $4.4 trillion budget proposed by the White House would increase the federal deficit and would not balance the budget. "Does it balance? No it doesn't," Mulvaney told reporters on Monday. "I couldn't tell you using solid numbers
Tamiflu: What you need to know about this flu medicine
As the nation weathers what may be the worst flu season in years, many with the illness -- and those around them -- may find themselves getting prescriptions for a flu antiviral medicine. The most popular such drug is oseltamivir, often known by the brand name Tamiflu. Below are answers to a few of
State of the Union fact check: What Donald Trump is claiming
After a tumultuous and busy first year in office, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress and the country. Our team of journalists from ABC News investigated some of those statements, looking for additional context, detail and information. Here is ABC News'
TRANSCRIPT: President Trump's 2018 State of the Union address
Below is President Donald Trump 's State of the Union address , Jan. 20, 2018: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than one year has passed since I first stood at this podium, in this majestic chamber, to speak on