Ashley Herzog

Ashley Herzog writes from Avon Lake, Ohio.
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House Considers Drug Price Deal That Could Double Costs to Consumers

The biggest myth about prescription drug costs is that they are generally high.

Senator’s Report Provides Alternative Long-Term Care Policy

Instead of increasing the role of government in long-term care, the administration should offer more support to family members who provide care to their elderly loved ones, says Sen. Tim Scott’s report.

Covid Deaths Decline, Vaccine Interest Flattens

Natural immunity and seasonal shifts in communicable disease rates deserve much of the credit.

Time to Ditch Stale Health Regulations: Report

The authors call for a BRAC-style commission to reform rules and regulations.

COVID Renews Debate over Vaccine Mandates

Immunity could happen naturally through direct exposure to a virus or artificially through an effective vaccine. Although it is uncertain how many individuals have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, state leaders are discussing the possibility of mandating vaccines.

Mask Mandates Worry Workers’ Comp Underwriters

Insurance underwriters are scrutinizing mask usage and whether it could lead to an increase in workers’ compensation claims. “Improper breathing while wearing surgical or cloth masks has been shown to create anxiety, headaches, increased heart rate, dizziness and fatigue,

Researchers Examine T-Cell Immunity from COVID-19

Researchers suspect T-cells have such a large role in protecting the public from COVID -19  that herd immunity could be achieved at a 20 percent rate rather than the 60 to 80 percent assumed for other infectious diseases.

Cancer Survival Depends on Treatment Center

“Top rated cancer centers may not be in-network for health coverage sold on the exchange, HealthCare.gov,"

Medicaid Has Become a Cash Cow for Wealthy States

The federal government’s reimbursement formula for Medicaid gives a huge funding advantage to wealthy states that lean Democratic, a new analysis finds.

Medicaid Has Become a Cash Cow for Wealthy States

The federal government’s reimbursement formula for Medicaid gives a huge funding advantage to wealthy states that lean Democratic, a new analysis finds.

Ashley Herzog

Ashley Herzog writes from Avon Lake, Ohio.

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