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New York Times

Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline Looms
New York Times
WASHINGTON — More than one million people signed up last week for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, pushing the total in the federal marketplace to nearly 4.7 million, the Trump administration said Wednesday, days before the annual ...
Enrollment in ACA health plans up from same time last year, but sign-up chance dwindlingWashington Post
Why Do So Many People Hate Obamacare So Much? : Shots ... - NPRNPR
Insurer Participation on ACA Marketplaces, 2014-2018Kaiser Family Foundation
Health Reform: Beyond the Basics -CMS.gov
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Voice of America

Half of World's People Can't get Basic Health Services: WHO
Voice of America
At least half the world's population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Some 800 million ...
World Bank plans to name and shame countries on health spendingFinancial Times

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WGRZ-TV

Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert
WGRZ-TV
Public health officials this week urged New Yorkers to get vaccinated to combat the virus, which has arrived early to North America this year. "Vaccination is the best way to protect against influenza, and is especially important for health care ...
Flu now prevalent in NY; Unvaccinated health care workers must wear face masksNewYorkUpstate.com

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TIME

Fracking Linked to Negative Health Effects in Infants, Study Says
TIME
Babies born to mothers who lived near fracking wells during pregnancy are more likely to experience negative health effects than babies born elsewhere, according to new research. Researchers behind the study, published in the journal Science Advances ...
The First Major Evidence That Fracking Harms Human HealthThe Atlantic
Babies born to moms who lived near fracking wells faced host of health risks, study suggestsLos Angeles Times
Hydraulic fracturing decreases infant health, study findsUChicago News
Princeton University
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CBS News

5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger
CBS News
HARTFORD, Conn. — Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who carried out the ...

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CNNMoney

26-year-olds face challenges as they fall off parents' health insurance
CNNMoney
Marguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed. Despite the many hours she had spent in front of the computer this year reading consumer reviews of health insurance plans offered on the individual market in Virginia, she still did not know what plan ...

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NPR

Our 10 Most Popular Global Health And Development Stories Of ...
NPR
From the 455 global health and development stories we posted on our blog in 2017, here are the top 10, ranked by pageviews.

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CNN

Virtual reality has some very real health dangers - CNN - CNN.com
CNN
Before you or your children wear out your shiny new VR gadgets, be sure you're fully aware of the potential health risks of this exciting technology.

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Baltimore Sun

Maryland health exchange extends deadline to enroll in Obamacare
Baltimore Sun
“There is a strong indication that we are going to have a lot of folks coming back for renewal and a lot of new folks who heard about what's going on,” said Michele Eberle, the incoming executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. “Once ...
Health care open enrollment extended to Dec. 22WBAL Baltimore

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Kaiser Health News

Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds
Kaiser Health News
“We are taking it very seriously,” Ramirez, who works as a welder, said in Spanish. But, he added, “it's very difficult to explain to [our children] the reality of what could happen.” Immigrant families like Ramirez's are living with heightened fear ...

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