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"… Inc. plans. None had any comment. The high rate of overpayments for many diseases could signal millions in losses to the government, since many of the plan …"

"… said. Diabetes “without (medical) complications” was the most common disease code reported by the health plans and auditors typically validated the pay …"

"… h plans which claimed some diabetic patients also had complications of the disease, such as eye or kidney problems, were reduced or invalidated in nearly hal …"

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"… tly, Wisconsin’s strict version of voter ID law is a cure worse than the disease.” Reid Magney, spokesperson for Wisconsin elections, told News21 that t …"

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"… aim there was such a thing as a low-tar cigarette that reduced the risk of disease. The evidence showed this simply was not true. Yet in about a dozen pendi …"

"… as they would from regular cigarettes. All cigarettes cause cancer, lung disease, heart attacks, and premature death — lights, low tar, ultra lights, and …"

"… It made sense, he concluded, that the cigarettes also reduced the risk of disease. Some of Valberg’s findings were based on his own unpublished analysis …"

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"… ghlighted everything from the country’s literacy rate and eradication of disease to its acceptance of political opponents, disclosures show. Qorvis/MSLGro …"

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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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"… 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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"… rans (about $3 million annually) and research for spinal cord injuries and disease (about $2 million). “Something you need to understand about a nonprofit …"

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"… od and Drug Administration revoked the drug’s approval for treating that disease because it was not shown to be safe and effective. That’s not to say Me …"

"… 007 case of cardiac CT scans, a radiology procedure used to diagnose heart disease. CMS medical officers determined that there was little evidence supporting …"

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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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"… 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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"… 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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"… lic Integrity has highlighted the need for more effective ‘black lung’ disease prevention efforts as there has been a resurgence of the disease among coa …"

"… k lung’ disease prevention efforts as there has been a resurgence of the disease among coal miners.”The Center-NPR investigation found that, after decade …"

"… flicting younger miners with a more severe, faster-progressing form of the disease. The system for monitoring miners’ exposure to dust is riddled with loop …"

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"… r more than a quarter-century, government efforts to end deadly black lung disease have hit various brick walls, built by opposition from one side or the oth …"

"… rcement scheme, were to change over time as experts learned more about the disease and how to prevent it.But the intent was clear: Congress wanted black lung …"

"… curring any disability from pneumoconiosis or any other occupation-related disease during or at the end of such period."By the early 1990s, one problem becam …"

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"… only widely available test for prostate cancer, a potentially devastating disease.”The current debate surrounds the value of the test, but the cost of the …"

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"… have more details on the investigation's next steps soon.  A deadly disease is killing thousands of the world's poorest laborers — and no one knows …"

"… grity published an investigation about this deadly mystery, chronic kidney disease. In the United States, chronic kidney disease is a manageable illness tha …"

"… dly mystery, chronic kidney disease. In the United States, chronic kidney disease is a manageable illness that mostly affects older people with diabetes and …"

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"… ts with epilepsy. It is not FDA approved to alleviate Reye’s syndrome, a disease of the brain and liver, though some physicians have prescribed it for that …"

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"… fetuses to aging adults — including links to infertility, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer and other disorders.“Whether low doses of endocrin …"

"… ogical studies show that environmental exposures are associated with human diseases and disabilities,” they wrote.In addition, the scientists took on the i …"

"… chemicals, including looking for multi-generational effects such as adult diseases that are triggered by fetal exposures.“Some people keep slamming the to …"

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"… ta Rican government has launched a study into the causes of chronic kidney disease in its sugarcane producing northern region. At the same time one of the co …"

"… explored the mysterious and largely overlooked epidemic of chronic kidney disease — or CKD — that is killing thousands of sugarcane workers and other ma …"

"… l an epidemic: whether the illness should be classified as an occupational disease. Many workers believe the malady is caused by pesticide exposure and worki …"

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"… ’s death toll in the region. …"

"… the lack of formal recognition or classification for the new strain of the disease.We used data for each of the countries where scientific studies and our in …"

"… caragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Studies have indicated the disease is spreading in Honduras and Mexico as well. No data were available for Ho …"

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"… e companies to pay for CT scans and ultrasound tests that can detect heart disease. The companies must reimburse middle-aged and elderly citizens up to …"

"… comment. It was sponsored by a Democratic lawmaker who suffered from heart disease, and was promoted by a controversial medical group with a history of ties …"

"… nded to save lives and improve the health of individuals at risk for heart disease,” a Perry spokesman said in an email, declining to respond to critics’ …"

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"… ell diapers. The campaign’s goal was “bringing an end to this terrible disease,” according to a company press release. Medicare reimburses health …"

"… han 70 percent, with only about 4,000 women a year now dying from the disease. But now, most American women get way too many of these screening tests, …"

"… earchers, who are studying different HPV strains and their role in various diseases. Some doctors who analyze HPV tests, though, are infuriated. Dr. Dina Mod …"

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