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Health officials urge vaccination on heels of bad flu season - Kitsap Sun

Kitsap Sun

Health officials urge vaccination on heels of bad flu season
Kitsap Sun
Thirteen Kitsap residents who contracted influenza died last fall and winter, according to Kitsap Public Health District, while 20 long-term care facilities reported "outbreaks" involving one or more flu cases. Both figures were easily the highest in ...

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Health Care Back on Congress's Front Burner - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health Care Back on Congress's Front Burner
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON?The Senate this week will grapple with President Donald Trump's decision to stop making subsidy payments to health insurers, with lawmakers seeking a deal that would keep the money flowing while Republicans try to fold in ...


Jimmy Kimmel on Health Care, National Tragedies and Twitter Feuds - New York Times

New York Times

Jimmy Kimmel on Health Care, National Tragedies and Twitter Feuds
New York Times
In May, a few days after his newborn son, Billy, underwent emergency open-heart surgery, Mr. Kimmel was on the air urging against any health care reform that would deny coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions. Mr. Kimmel returned to the ...

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Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump's plan to end ObamaCare subsidies is 'health care arson' - Fox News

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Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump's plan to end ObamaCare subsidies is 'health care arson'
Fox News
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy called President Trump's decision to end cost share reduction payments "healthcare arson." "This is the equivalent of healthcare arson," the Democrat said on "Fox News Sunday." "He's really setting the entire healthcare ...

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Gov. Kasich Slams President Trump's Move on Health Care Subsidies - NBCNews.com

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Gov. Kasich Slams President Trump's Move on Health Care Subsidies
NBCNews.com
WASHINGTON ? Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich on Sunday blasted President Trump's decision to stop funding some health care subsides during an interview with host Chuck Todd on NBC's ?Meet The Press.? ?What I don't understand, Chuck, is what ...

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Tech startup LifeWallet helps consumers take control of their health - Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Tech startup LifeWallet helps consumers take control of their health
Miami Herald
LifeWallet, a South Florida-based startup, creates digital health assistants in the form of apps and care programs. ?We empower consumers and communities to lead healthier lifestyles and take control of their health,? said Norberto Menendez, LifeWallet ...


Opioid Addiction is a Mental Health Crisis, Not A Crime Wave - NBCNews.com

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Opioid Addiction is a Mental Health Crisis, Not A Crime Wave
NBCNews.com
As a nation, we're failing: failing those with substance use problems, failing those with mental health problems, and failing their friends and family. Cheap heroin and dangerously potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl are flooding our communities and ...

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President Trump 'went rogue' on Iran deal, health care: Pelosi - ABC News

President Trump 'went rogue' on Iran deal, health care: Pelosi
ABC News
?President Trump went rogue," House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview on "This Week" Sunday. "He went rogue on women's health in particular, the Affordable Care ...

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As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned - NPR

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As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned
NPR
She remembers patients arriving wearing colored armbands, indicating the severity of their health status. These were likely assigned by paramedics during transport, Weil says. "This level of disaster is a new one for us," says Immoos. "It was very ...

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Dem senator: Trump 'is setting the entire health care system on fire' - The Hill

The Hill

Dem senator: Trump 'is setting the entire health care system on fire'
The Hill
"This is the equivalent of health care arson. He is literally setting the entire health care system on fire just because the president is upset that the United States Congress will not pass a repeal bill that is supported by 17 percent of the American ...

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray - NPR

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray
NPR
She talked to us recently about her new book, the gross things people have done through the centuries in search of health, and what it means for modern medicine. As a culture, we are always looking for a quick fix, especially for our health. "We are so ...

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Sword Swallower Makes Triumphant Return As He Battles Severe ... - NPR

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Sword Swallower Makes Triumphant Return As He Battles Severe ...
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For decades, Johnny Fox has been a beloved figure at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Even as he battles serious health problems, Fox is back on stage this ...

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'All or nothing' mental health care is filling the Montana state hospital, critics say - Billings Gazette

Billings Gazette

'All or nothing' mental health care is filling the Montana state hospital, critics say
Billings Gazette
And with homelessness often come mental health problems. A third of the nation's homeless have chronic mental illnesses, and two-thirds have substance use disorders or some other primary health condition, according to the Office of National Drug ...


Sword Swallower Makes Triumphant Return As He Battles Severe Health Issues - NPR

NPR

Sword Swallower Makes Triumphant Return As He Battles Severe Health Issues
NPR
For much of the past year, Fox's friends and fans have been receiving updates there about the serious health issues that he's been struggling with. Fox says those issues began during last year's Renaissance Festival. He wasn't feeling well and got ...

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