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> According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most deadly infectious disease in America today is hepatitis C, which was responsible for an all-time high of almost 20,000 deaths in 2014. It has surpassed the total combined number of deaths from 60 other infectious diseases including HIV, pneumococcal disease and tuberculous. Report

> 2020 On-Site Optometry, a two-year-old investor-backed mobile eye care company that sends fully-equipped eye care trucks to more than 200 businesses and provided eye exams to more than 10,000 people, is looking to expand in Boston, as well as other states, according to the Boston Business Journal. Article

> A survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more people with mental health conditions have gained insurance coverage, but the percentage visiting mental health professionals has dropped, leading to speculation that more patients are seeking care for mental health issues from primary care physicians. Report

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> With 2015 notable for its healthcare breaches, the Brookings Institution's Niam Yaraghi and a team of researchers recently set out to discern lessons learned from them. Article

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> Amid mounting criticism for the government's Medicare Part B payment model demonstrations, a top federal health official says he is open to adjusting parts of the proposed policies, according to an article from MedPage Today. Article

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