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Obamacare’s health care protections face first true test in coronavirus crisis – NBCNews.com

The Affordable Care Act turned 10 last month and is credited with helping 20 million more Americans get health insurance than before the law was enacted. But the coronavirus pandemic could be the first true test of how well “Obamacare” works at preventing significant coverage loss, experts say. For people stricken with COVID-19, the disease… Read More »

1st peanut allergy drug for children approved by FDA – NBCNews.com

In a new, groundbreaking development in the fight against food allergies, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for children with peanut allergies on Friday. “Peanut allergy affects approximately 1 million children in the U.S. and only 1 out of 5 of these children will outgrow their allergy,” said Dr. Peter Marks, director… Read More »

Is the Dubrow Diet healthy? A dietitian weighs in – NBCNews.com

“This isn’t your typical diet book,” promises the “Dubrow Diet”, by Heather Dubrow and Terry Dubrow, MD, FACS. Heather Dubrow is a self-described champagne-and dessert-loving woman who appeared as a cast member of “The Real Housewives of Orange County”; her husband and co-author is Terry Dubrow, M.D., F.A.C.S., a plastic surgeon who appears on E’s… Read More »