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In this Democratic debate, health care issues took a backseat

The latest Democratic debate did not dwell on "Medicare for All," despite strong divisions among the presidential candidates.

Health care stayed front and center at Democratic debate

The topic, which polls show is top of mind among voters, kept returning throughout the fourth debate of Democratic bpresidential candidates.

Trump’s new order for Medicare packs potential rise in patients’ costs

The president’s directive, which he said is designed to give beneficiaries more choices in their health care, could lead to higher costs for seniors. Final rules are to be written by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Fact-checking Trump's claims about Medicare at The Villages in Florida

As part of the president’s outline of key health policy concerns, his wide-ranging speech touched on a variety of hot-button issues.

Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science

As the 2020 campaign season kicks off, both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden say they’ll cure cancer. If only it were that simple.

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ muddy the campaign trail

Talking points can lead to public misperceptions