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KIRO Seattle

Sign-ups show health law's staying power in Trump era
ABC News
The HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington on Dec. 15, 2017. A burst of sign-ups is punctuating the end of a tumultuous year for former President Barack Obama's health care law. Strong consumer interest around Friday's enrollment deadline ...
Health law sign-up deadline extended for some peopleKIRO Seattle
Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline LoomsNew York Times

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Forbes

California Warns About Cell Phone Exposure And Health Risks
Forbes
Alice G. Walton , Contributor I cover health, medicine, psychology and neuroscience. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The connection between cell phone radiation and health risks is far from settled—but it's strong enough that ...
Don't keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warnsTechCrunch
California health officials release guidelines on cellphone radiationCBS News
Health department to you: Step away from your smartphoneKABC-TV
RT -California Department of Public Health - State of California -PopCulture.com
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NPR

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment ...
NPR
More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination.

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CBS News

Why is Facebook admitting that social networks can be bad for our health?
Recode
Facebook did something surprising: It admitted, in a corporate blog post yesterday, that using social media can leave people feeling crummy. Facebook, of course, has built a multi-billion dollar business on the back of the world's largest social ...
Facebook: We know we're bad for your mental health, here's how to fix itCBS News
Facebook Affects Your Mental Health Differently Depending On How You Use It, According To The Social NetworkBustle

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Sugar can hurt your health: It's actually addictive
Press Herald
“People generally know that sugar isn't good, but they don't appreciate how powerfully negative it really is,” says Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Nutritional experts don't suggest that you abandon the sugar ...

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Mental Health Agency Paying $7M to Settle Fraud Claims
U.S. News & World Report
One of Mississippi's regional mental health boards is paying nearly $7 million over claims that it bilked Medicaid for services to preschoolers that were either substandard or not provided at all. Dec. 16, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.. Mental Health Agency ...

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Toledo Blade

Renters often left in the dark about home lead levels, health risks
Toledo Blade
But records show that county health officials were first notified of lead hazards at the home in 2011, when a child living there was found to have blood lead levels high enough to trigger an investigation by the Cuyahoga County board of health ...

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CNN

'Transgender,' 'Science-based' Now Reportedly Among Taboo Words at US Health Agency
Voice of America
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reportedly banning a list of seven words or phrases in official documents, sparking a flood of reaction on social media platforms. Policy analysts at the CDC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, were told about the list ...
Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'CNN
Seven forbidden words: Top US health agency told not to use fetus, transgender, moreMinneapolis Star Tribune
Uproar Over Purported Ban at CDC of Words Like 'Fetus'New York Times
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The News Tribune

Getting bigger helps health-care companies but what about their patients?
The News Tribune
For production reasons, this column was written several days in advance, so in the gap between the typing and the publication (in print or online) it's likely we'll miss a few more health-care-industry deals, rumored, announced or completed. Not that ...



CNN

Children's health should be more important than tax cuts
CNN
Just this past week, Virginia officials sent letters to over a thousand pregnant women and parents to alert them that their coverage "could lapse." Even more alarming is that 16 states will run out of funds by the end of January, potentially depriving ...
Virginia congressmen, senators back reauthorizing Children's Health Insurance ProgramFredericksburg.com
Congress should fix flood insurance, children's health insurance before ChristmasBradenton Herald

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