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  • Oregon leaders to vote on scrapping health insurance exchange

    Oregon leaders to vote on scrapping health insurance exchange
    DURHAM, Ore. — Oregon officials will vote Friday on whether to become the first state to scrap its troubled insurance exchange and switch to the federal system, after spending an estimated $248 million on an ambitious exchange that failed in spectacular fashion.
  • Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

    Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals
    Orthopedic products maker Zimmer Holdings on Thursday announced it will acquire Biomet Inc. in a deal valued at $13.35 billion, including assumption of debt, the companies said.    The proposed acquisition follows a flurry of billion-dollar deals by...

    More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

    More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows
    A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close. An industry report published Tuesday and healthcare experts point to a steady rise in medical care being sought by consumers seeing specialists, getting more...

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...

    Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...