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Quarter of Republicans would keep Obamacare: Reuters/Ipsos poll 17 Jan 2017

NEW YORK About a quarter of U.S. Republicans do not want to see Obamacare repealed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.

Doctors may accept low fee from Medicare, but not from all patients 17 Jan 2017

(Reuters Health) - Some medical specialists in the U.S. charge uninsured and out-of-network patients several times more for healthcare services than what they accept from the government insurance plan known as Medicare, says a new study.

Kids' tonsillectomies make more sense for sleep apnea than strep throat 17 Jan 2017

(Reuters Health) - Children who have their tonsils removed to treat chronic throat infections or breathing problems during sleep may get more short-term symptom relief than kids who don't get tonsillectomies, two recent studies suggest.

Industry money may taint advice from patient groups, regulators 17 Jan 2017

(REUTERS HEALTH) - As a social worker, Susannah Rose referred clients with cancer to patient advocacy groups she trusted to dispense unbiased advice - until she heard the groups might be taking money from pharmaceutical companies.

Delayed umbilical cord clamping tied to lower anemia risk in babies 17 Jan 2017

(Reuters Health) - Waiting at least three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is associated with a lower risk of anemia in babies, according to a study in Nepal.