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Yes, Americans are feeling the squeeze. It’s coming from health care. – The Washington Post

The idea that most middle-class Americans have been treading water economically is conventional wisdom. It is already playing a role in the 2020 campaign, as the Democratic presidential candidates propose policies (Medicare-for-all, free college tuition at state schools, subsidies for child care, to mention a few) intended to relieve the …

How Medicaid reduces evictions – Daily chart

Poor Americans are less likely to be thrown out of their homes if they have health insurance IN ABRAHAM MASLOW’S hierarchy of needs—a well-known theory in psychology—people worry about their health only after they have secured food and shelter. In America, the opposite can be true. Those without health insurance …

Beyond Insulin: Insurance Rules Can Slow Delivery Of Crucial Diabetes Supplies : Shots – Health News : NPR

In the first three months after getting his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta managed to reduce his average blood sugar level by three percentage points. “It took me from not-very-well-managed blood sugar to something that was incredibly well managed,” says Peralta, a 46-year-old optician in Whittier, Calif., who was diagnosed with …