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Partnership helps Hispanics in Utah get access to health care - Deseret News

Deseret News

Partnership helps Hispanics in Utah get access to health care
Deseret News
SANDY ? Raquel Zapata didn't want to spend the money to get vision tests for all three of her kids, but she realized it was an important part of overall health. Lucky for them, the Hispanic Health Fair offered free vision screenings, among other ...


A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria - NPR

A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
NPR
A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper healthcare, and bacteria in the water has exposed many people to disease. Facebook; Twitter. Google . Email ...


Under Trump, Americans' fears shift to health care, environment, WWIII - CBS News

CBS News

Under Trump, Americans' fears shift to health care, environment, WWIII
CBS News
This year, 55.3 percent of respondents feared the Republican health care plans, compared with 35.5 percent of respondents in 2016 who were afraid or very afraid of things related to the Affordable Health Care Act and Obamacare. Republicans have so far ...

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IRS will decline tax returns without proof of health insurance - Axios

Axios

IRS will decline tax returns without proof of health insurance
Axios
Why it matters: The tax penalty for lack of health insurance has been controversial and this is the first time the IRS will enforce this rule. Also, it's a small sign that Trump's administration is keeping some parts of the Affordable Care Act alive ...

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Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud - New York Times

New York Times

Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud
New York Times
WASHINGTON ? In signing a recent executive order, President Trump promised that millions of Americans could soon obtain ?great, great health care? through inexpensive plans that offer consumers options they had been denied under the Affordable Care ...

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Got raw milk? Recall highlights struggles of niche industry - Dallas News

Dallas News

Got raw milk? Recall highlights struggles of niche industry
Dallas News
Enthusiasts claim a range of health benefits, from the easing of allergy symptoms to increased bone density. But raw dairy vendors face scrutiny by scientists who see it as a fad and warn of the hazards. K-Bar Dairy's owners now know those hazards all ...


Salt Lake restaurant closed for 39 health violations, including mouse droppings - KUTV 2News

KUTV 2News

Salt Lake restaurant closed for 39 health violations, including mouse droppings
KUTV 2News
Salt Lake City ? (KUTV) The Salt Lake County Health Department closed a restaurant in South Salt Lake due to numerous health hazards, which included animal droppings on plates and other locations. According to the health department, Wa Me House, ...

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From opioids to HIV ? a public health threat in Trump country - Politico

Politico

From opioids to HIV ? a public health threat in Trump country
Politico
?The nightmare that wakes me up at 3 a.m. is a Scott County-level HIV outbreak happening here in Alaska,? said Jay Butler, director of the Division of Public Health in the state's health department and the lead official tasked with responding to the ...

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How Many Years of Good Health Do You Have Left? This Calculator Can Tell You - Big Think

Big Think

How Many Years of Good Health Do You Have Left? This Calculator Can Tell You
Big Think
If a scientist using an advanced AI program told you it could take all of your health and genetic information and other data, and tell you roughly when you were going to die, would you do it or choose not to know? Usually, people fall into one of two ...



Transgender Activists Fight Historical Mental Health Diagnosis - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

Transgender Activists Fight Historical Mental Health Diagnosis
Human Rights Watch
Transgender activists are fighting a tide of stigma and discrimination, with roots deeply entwined in a medical system that has historically diagnosed this very desire to change as a mental health condition. It's currently referred to as ?gender ...



Premier Health asks UnitedHealthcare policy holders to switch plans - Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News

Premier Health asks UnitedHealthcare policy holders to switch plans
Dayton Daily News
Premier Health sent a letter this week to its patients saying ?we strongly advise? those with UnitedHealthcare policies to consider switching plans, as both sides remain far from a deal that would let policy holders again get coverage at Premier ...

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SWI shows interest in joining mental health group - The Daily Nonpareil

SWI shows interest in joining mental health group
The Daily Nonpareil
CLARINDA ? Representatives from mental-health related organizations recently came together to consider becoming a member of a national organization to help address needs related to mental health. Those at the meeting Oct. 6 learned more about ...


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