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Forbes

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming
Forbes
Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy ...

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Vox

The politics and policy of racism in American health care
Vox
Michigan legislators recently voted in favor of Senate Bill 897, a law that requires Medicaid beneficiaries to work at least 29 hours per week or risk losing their health insurance. Though the bill contained exemptions for a range of subgroups, its ...



Slate Magazine

It's Time for Democrats to Turn the Tables on Health Care
Slate Magazine
Health care premiums are projected to skyrocket this year, after the Trump administration and the Republican Congress wreaked havoc on insurance markets by meddling with the Affordable Care Act. Those changes have devastated families' budgets, and ...
RealClearPolitics - Election Other - 2018 Generic Congressional VoteRealClearPolitics

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NPR

Diverse, Bike-friendly Cities Have Happier Residents : Shots - NPR
NPR
Every year, Gallup ranks U.S. cities for well-being, based on how residents feel about living in their communities, and their health, finances, social ties and sense ...

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WTAE Pittsburgh

'Barbershop talk': Men receive free haircuts and health advice
WTAE Pittsburgh
That's why health organizers in a Cincinnati neighborhood are mixing haircuts with health screenings. The Avondale Development Corp. combines lifesaving health conversations with the laid-back barbershop atmosphere. "The barbershop is the mecca.



Kaiser Health News

Podcast: KHN's 'What The Health?' Campaign Promises Kept, Plus 'Nerd Reports'
Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration's proposed rule to cut Title X reproductive health funding for groups that perform abortions was designed to meet demands from the president's religious supporters, but it could backfire by mobilizing liberal voters. The ...



New York Times

New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow Confusion
New York Times
Although there is optimism that the Ebola outbreak in central Africa can still be quickly contained, the fight is already becoming more complex, health experts said this week. Novel tactics — a new vaccine already in use, and new antibody or drug ...

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The Boston Globe

Steward Health Care pressured doctors to restrict referrals outside chain, suit says
The Boston Globe
A whistleblower lawsuit filed against Steward Health Care exposes a part of medicine largely hidden from patients: the behind-the-scenes pressure health care companies put on doctors to keep patient referrals in-house. Dr. Stephen Zappala, a longtime ...



Fortune

Brainstorm Health: FDA Benzocaine Warning, Wearable Sleep Tracking, Women and Lung Cancer
Fortune
Good afternoon, readers! This is Sy. One of the most significant balancing acts in medicine involves figuring out when—and which—treatments do more harm than good. It's an issue that has implications for everything from the opioid crisis to the ...
Health officials warn of teething gel side effectsWIVB-TV News 4

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Baltimore Sun

Health officials confirm measles case in Maryland
Baltimore Sun
Montgomery County health officials have confirmed a case of measles and are alerting those who have not been vaccinated about possible exposure. Health officials from Montgomery County, the Maryland Department of Health and the Virginia Department ...
Maryland health officials warn of possible measles exposureWashington Post
Health Officials Investigating Confirmed Case Of Measles In MarylandCBS Baltimore

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