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"… its use. He said some lawmakers have tried to “address symptoms of that disease” with bills that would allow marijuana businesses to use banks …"

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"… c studies, most published in the past 25 years, and found ties between the disease and exposures to solvents; pesticides; tobacco smoke; ionizing radiation a …"

"…  that found the women were almost five times as likely to develop the disease, prior to menopause, as women in a control group. The workers had been ex …"

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"… ed” projects that offer practical guidance to people living with chronic diseases. They cite a $14 million study to settle the debate over how much aspirin …"

"… bate over how much aspirin people should take daily to help ward off heart disease, or the $30 million project to reduce serious, even deadly, injuries from …"

"… ting budget on projects that assess how best to prevent, diagnose or treat diseases. Selby says more such projects are coming, including head-to-head evaluat …"

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"… mana medical center had diagnosed abnormally high numbers of patients with diseases such as diabetes with complications that boosted Medicare payments — di …"

"… itions, including four people said to have “ankylosing spondylitis,” a disease of the spine that can cause abnormal bone growth. The indictment states t …"

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"… y reporter, now works for BuzzFeed. …"

"… le tools to control the dust that lodges in miners’ lungs and causes the disease. Each case of advanced black lung “is a tragedy, and represents a failu …"

"… epresents a failure among all those responsible for preventing this severe disease,” the researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety an …"

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"… ABC News.   Miners who get black lung, a debilitating and incurable disease caused by breathing in coal dust, are entitled by federal law to compensat …"

"… benefits: Lawyers for coal companies withheld evidence that miners had the disease, and doctors consistently failed to diagnose black lung.    On …"

"… finding a single case of severe black lung, even as other doctors saw the disease in hundreds of cases and other evidence repeatedly proved him wrong. &nbs …"

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"… ear, more for people in poor health, including those with multiple chronic diseases. The billing process is extremely complicated. More than 70 health condi …"

"… foot the bill.  Billing guidelines require health plans to treat any disease they diagnose. In late February of this year, CMS officials said&nbs …"

"… that benefits” patients. Matrix also audits medical charts to confirm a disease the health plan may have failed to report to Medicare for reimbursement. I …"

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"… ia, a person treated for blurry vision was charted as having serious heart disease.  It took years for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS …"

"… ngress wanted to systematically pay more for people with chronic or costly diseases, such as cancer and diabetes with complications, and less for those in ro …"

"… heir patients were­ — or failing to document that patients actually had diseases the plans were paid to treat, according to CMS. Overall, Medicare paid th …"

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"… pkins University doctor who virtually never diagnoses black lung, a deadly disease that afflicts coal miners. The news organizations reported last fall that …"

"… claims for federal benefits, had never found the most severe form of the disease among more than 1,500 claims. Johns Hopkins suspended its black lung X-ray …"

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"… e visits also can be profitable for the health plans when they uncover new diseases that raise a patient’s risk score— even if the health plan provides n …"

"… In other words, a health plan cannot just write down that a patient has a disease and seek extra payments from Medicare. The plan must also show that its do …"

"… ulation that would have banned home health assessments which uncovered new diseases but didn’t lead to any more treatment. Retrospective Chart Reviews:&nb …"

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"… sal to lower coal miners’ exposure to the dust that can cause black lung disease is supported by substantial scientific evidence. That’s the conclusion …"

"… on the status of the rule, but noted, “Miners continue to get black lung disease.” A 2012 Center for Public Integrity-NPR investigation detailed how, af …"

"… Integrity-NPR investigation detailed how, after years of steady decline in disease rates following landmark 1969 legislation, the prevalence of black lung ha …"

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"… Dr. Catharina Wesseling. …"

"… reas with heavy metals in the drinking water is causing the chronic kidney disease. Roundup is the top selling herbicide in the world, and Monsanto said the …"

"… tium of Investigative Journalists has examined a mysterious form of kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural workers in Central Ameri …"

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"… a century ago and continues today. Despite widespread reports of a unique disease afflicting coal miners dating to the 19th Century, the industry and the do …"

"… til 1969. Much the same approach that hampered initial recognition of the disease has been used more recently to limit the range of illnesses that fall unde …"

"… the toxic mineral present in much rock in mines — was the sole cause of disease, making it almost impossible for most coal miners to prove their claims of …"

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"… and CT images of his chest agree he has the most severe form of black lung disease. Yet his claim for benefits was denied in 2011, leaving him and his family …"

"… heeler read at least one X-ray, he never once found the severe form of the disease, complicated coal workers’ pneumoconiosis. Other doctors looking at the …"

"… Other doctors looking at the same X-rays found this advanced stage of the disease in 390 of these cases. Since 2000, miners have lost more than 800 cases a …"

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"…      …"

"… across the Americas passed a resolution last week formally recognizing the disease as a serious threat to public health. For more than two years, the Intern …"

"… f Investigative Journalists has examined how a rare type of chronic kidney disease is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pac …"

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"… ing down on pesticides as a potential cause of a mysterious form of kidney disease killing agricultural workers. In El Salvador, the congress approved a ban …"

"… second nation to ban top-selling pesticides for a potential link to kidney disease. Meanwhile, in India, new research from Harvard University and the state …"

"… f Investigative Journalists has examined how a rare type of chronic kidney disease, CKD, is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pa …"

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"… …"

"… Center for Public Integrity has examined how a rare type of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is killing thousands of agricultural workers along Central America …"

"… an Salvador declaration — for the first time — formally recognized the disease and its unique characteristics. “This disease fundamentally affects soc …"

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"… — broadly defined — must play a major role in the etiology of the disease.” Yet only a fraction of federal research funding has gone toward exami …"

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"… ern the chemicals are helping fuel a mysterious epidemic of chronic kidney disease devastating its north central region.In September, in Mystery in the Field …"

"… the Center for Public Integrity explored how a rare form of chronic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. S …"

"… pesticides and chemical fertilizer contribute to increase non-communicable diseases,” Rajapaksa said, referring in oblique terms to the politically controv …"

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"… n sense,” with no connection to national security.Coburn also noted that disease victims and medical specialists have pressured the Pentagon into spending …"

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"… usually in private, about what seemed to be an excess of cancer and other diseases in the factories across the river from Detroit. “People were getting si …"

"… tories of 1,006 women from Ontario’s Essex and Kent counties who had the disease and 1,146 who didn’t. Adjustments were made for smoking, weight, alcohol …"

"… 10 years of hormonal treatment, is in remission.Asked if she believed her disease was work-related, Knight said, “I’m suspicious of it because of all th …"

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"… from millions of patients in the hope of discovering better ways to treat disease and cut costs.But the push for better quality medicine is facing off again …"

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"… le to mine data from millions of patients to discover better ways to treat disease and improve the nation’s overall health, which requires computers to lin …"

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"… hat address only the symptoms but not the underlying causes of illness and disease, and not paying for prevention. Because of those perverse incentives, we h …"

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"… le to mine data from millions of patients to discover better ways to treat disease and improve the nation’s overall health. The initiative continues to pi …"

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"… ness tormenting the area. For more than a decade, a rash of chronic kidney disease has been striking down the villagers of this remote agricultural belt in t …"

"… cultural belt in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. In some villages, the disease has impacted from 24 to 37 percent of the population, two to three times h …"

"… e. This type of damage accounts for less than 4 percent of end-stage renal disease in the United States, and is consistent with severe dehydration and toxic …"

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"… World."  …"

"… lth Organization announced in June that they identified a key cause of the disease in Sri Lanka: chronic exposure to arsenic and cadmium, likely consumed in …"

"… chronic exposure to arsenic and cadmium, likely consumed in food.Yet in a disease that has confounded experts across continents, even potential breakthrough …"

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"… neys are failing, and no one knows why.A mysterious form of chronic kidney disease — CKD — is afflicting thousands of people in rural, agricultural commu …"

"… er from diabetes and high blood pressure, the usual risk factors for renal disease. They experience a rare form of kidney damage, known as tubulo-interstitia …"

"… They experience a rare form of kidney damage, known as tubulo-interstitial disease, consistent with severe dehydration and toxic poisoning.Other common links …"

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"… ia. A Center for Public Integrity-NPR investigation in July found that the disease has returned amid widespread cheating on required dust sampling by some mi …"

"… ied to stop the mine safety agency from updating its rules to address this disease. The GAO’s report shows that the latest line of attack was groundless an …"

"… f results you’d hope for with this approach,” she said.The increase in disease, the association contends, is confined to pockets of central Appalachia an …"

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"… from bone, skin, tendon and other tissues taken from the dead could spread disease to the living — putting patients who receive tissue implants in den …"

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