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Doctor's Tip: Tips for transitioning to plant-based nutrition, part 2 – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Today’s health tip is a continuation of last week’s column about how to transition to plant-based nutrition, based on a patient handout developed by my wife, Kathy — a nurse practitioner and an excellent cook. THE FREEZER IS YOUR FRIEND • When cooking items such as grains, beans, soups and vegan chili, always make extra… Read More »

CMS proposes giving Part D plans greater negotiating power with drug manufacturers.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering implementing a policy to ensure enrollees pay the lowest possible price for a prescription drug at the pharmacy counter, after taking into account back-end payments from pharmacies to plans. The policy is being proposed for an as yet-set plan year, but as early as 2020. It… Read More »