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Jay Inslee signs bill making Washington first state to add ‘public option’ to Obamacare

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee approved the first health insurance “public option” in the U.S. on Monday. Inslee can now boast that he is the only Democratic presidential candidate to enact such a measure. The provision, dubbed “Cascade Care,” is meant to introduce more competition into the Obamacare marketplaces, particularly in counties where only one… Read More »

Drug May Be Safer Option Against Repeat Stroke

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking the blood thinner Pletal (cilostazol) with either aspirin or clopidogrel (best known as Plavix) lowers stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke better than taking aspirin or clopidogrel alone, a new study finds. The Japanese study was funded by Pletal’s maker, Otsuka… Read More »