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How the government shutdown might affect your health
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States already have their funding for Medicaid through the second quarter, so no shortfall in coverage for enrollees or payments to providers is expected. Enrolling new Medicaid applicants is a state function, so that process should not be affected ...

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NPR

Saunas Are A Hot Trend That's Good For Your Health : Shots - NPR
NPR
Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it's associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you're able to kick back and relax?

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Fortune

Satire: Trump's Health Report Spurs Burger-Based Diet Craze
Fortune
Just days after Dr. Ronny Jackson concluded the President is in excellent health, a new diet craze is already on the rise, even as many in corporate America express doubt about the viral trend. Spurred by reports of President Trump's physical well ...

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CNN

What the government shutdown means for the nation's top public health agencies
Vox
Half of the Department of Health and Human Services' 80,000-member staff are expected to be furloughed, cutting the federal health staff down to only 40,000 employees. That includes some of the people at the CDC who monitor outbreaks, the researchers ...
5 ways the government shutdown could be bad for your healthCNN

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New York Post

Companies are paying employees to stay healthy
New York Post
He simply submits his receipts as proof. “It all helps me maintain a much healthier lifestyle and stay in good condition,” Athans said. “I have seen employers offering up to $4,000 a year to individual employees for better health,” said health-care ...



The Intercept

Republicans Plucked Out CHIP but Let a Slew of Other Health Programs Languish
The Intercept
Congressional Republicans thought they had hit on a foolproof plan to force Democrats to vote for their spending bill to keep the government open for another month. Democrats, they reasoned, love government health insurance. And Democrats love children ...
If Congress fails to reauthorize health insurance program for children, SC faces shortfallCharleston Post Courier
The Health 202: Here's how children's health became a bargaining CHIP in government shutdown talksWashington Post
Paul Ryan is lying to you about the Children's Health Insurance ProgramVox
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8 healthy tweaks to make your diet today, according to nutritionists
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Truthfully, even small tweaks have health payoffs, including lowering your chances of conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Plus, small changes are less taxing to your willpower than loftier goals. Just like overworking your biceps leads to ...



New York Post

Cuomo's health-care tax attacks
New York Post
Does Gov. Cuomo have a beef with the health-care industry — or does he just see it as a well of limitless cash? It's a fair question, because in his new budget, Cuomo repeatedly singles out the industry for tax hits. And they're not even likely to ...

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Newsweek

Trump's Mental Health Exam Was Insufficient And Potentially Dangerous, Yale Psychiatrist Writes
Newsweek
The physical examination that President Donald Trump received was insufficient to thoroughly judge his mental fitness for office, and could even be giving Americans a false sense of reassurance, according to a psychiatry and law professor at the Yale ...

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New York Times

What Is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?
New York Times
Q. What is the health and nutritional value of mushrooms? A. Mushrooms may lack the deep green or brilliant red hues consumers have come to associate with nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, but they are a “powerhouse of nutrition” and not a white ...


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