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New York Times

California Today: Rain Brings Health Hazards to the Homeless
New York Times
“We have camps where we can have 50 to 100 people living in proximity,” said Dr. Jason Reinking, a medical doctor who focuses on the homeless as part of a program run by the Roots Community Health Center in Oakland. “Viruses or bacteria can spread ...



Madison.com

Madison Latino Health Fair to offer free screenings and information Saturday
Madison.com
Established in 1996, the Latino Health Council has used education, advocacy, counseling and networking to support well-being in the Latino community. They put on several events throughout the year, including the health fair and teen health bash, and ...



Washington Post

Who Really Gets a Tax Increase if the Individual Mandate Goes Away?
New York Times
Here's why: The subsidies Obamacare offers to low- and middle-income Americans who buy their own insurance take the form of refundable tax credits, a kind of government-issued gift card that can be used only to buy health insurance. But if fewer people ...
The Health 202: House Republicans are divided over individual mandate push in tax planWashington Post
If The GOP Kills The Health Insurance Mandate, We May Finally Find Out If It WorksFiveThirtyEight

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NPR

Canadians Root For An Underdog Health Policy Idea From The US
NPR
Ask people in Canada what they make of U.S. health care, and the answer typically falls between bewilderment and outrage. Canada, after all, prides itself on a health system that guarantees government insurance for everyone. And many Canadians find it ...

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After trial, Menendez pitches health insurance enrollment
ABC News
Bob Menendez got back to work Friday and urged people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Menendez appeared alongside Democratic Rep. Albio Sires and Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto in West New York to rally ...

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NBCNews.com

Millions of kids may lose health insurance over missed deadline by Congress
NBCNews.com
CHIP has enjoyed bipartisan support since its inception in 1997, but this year, legislators let the deadline for reauthorizing it pass as they bickered over other health care issues, primarily the latest Republican-led push to repeal and replace the ...

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Health.com

The One Healthy Thing Fitness Experts Always Do on Thanksgiving Day
Health.com
Who doesn't love Thanksgiving—one of the few days of the year when you can put aside your usual healthy habits and pig out with no shame or judgment? While we're totally on board with holiday indulgence, it's not a bad idea to try to do at least one ...



PBS NewsHour

Veterans Affairs exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the ...

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Quartz

If the entire US went vegan, it'd be a public health disaster
Quartz
Robin White, of Virginia Tech, and Mary Beth Hall, of the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service set out to better understand how changes in the structure of the food system might impact health and the environment. In doing so ...

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Chicago Tribune

Outcome Health investors take bid to freeze $225M allocated to founders to Delaware court
Chicago Tribune
Outcome Health President Shradha Agarwal, left, and CEO Rishi Shah. Founded as ContextMedia in 2006, the medical advertising firm exploded in growth. Now investors are accusing it of lying about its performance to secure nearly $500 million in funding.


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