Tag Archives: National Public Radio

Workers Pay More for Health Care as Employers Shift Burden, Says Survey; But Do They Get “Value” for What They Pay For?

High deductible health plans are the new normal, says a report by NPR. Just over half of employees this year have a health insurance policy with a deductible of at… Read more »

Study Says Gene Test Spots Cancer Patients Who Could Avoid Chemo

For patients facing a diagnosis of early stage breast cancer, the traditional course of treatment is typically surgery, followed by an often difficult course of chemotherapy to try to make… Read more »

DEA Ignores the Evidence; Keeps Marijuana on Parity with Heroin

In a long-awaited announcement, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use. The decision, reported by Reuters,… Read more »