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Doctor Shortages Leave Some Rural Americans Without Access To Health Care : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image For people living in the small town of Arthur, Neb., getting to a doctor can be a challenge. The nearest hospital is located about 40 miles away in Ogallala. Krik Siegler/NPR hide caption toggle caption Krik Siegler/NPR Taylor Walker is wiping down tables after the lunch rush at the Bunkhouse Bar and… Read More »

Is Insulin’s High Cost Keeping Diabetes Patients From Taking Their Medicine? – Kaiser Health News

“One out of 4 diabetes patients in our country cannot afford their insulin.” Kamala Harris on Monday, April 22, 2019, in a CNN town hall event High prescription drug prices are fast becoming a leading political topic, with medications like insulin emerging as a poster child for the issue. Nearly doubling in price from 2012… Read More »