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Live: Senate Vote on Obamacare Repeal Proposal

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The Senate on Tuesday night voted against a version of the Republican health care overhaul plan, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The procedural vote was technically on whether the ...

Senate Health Care Vote: Where the Debate Left Off and What to Watch

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In the end, the measure won only 43 votes, demonstrating that even after weeks of refining the legislation, Senate leaders still fell far short of enough support for their replacement ...

At a Moment of Success, U.S.C. Is Rocked by Scandal

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For decades, U.S.C. has inspired fierce loyalty from its closely knit alumni network, which refers to itself as the Trojan Family, in a nod to the university’s mascot. It has ...

Which Metrics on Hospital Quality Should Patients Pay Attention To?

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“We found that hospitals’ patient satisfaction scores are useful signals of quality, which surprised me to some extent,” said Joseph Doyle, an economist at M.I.T. and one of the study’s ...

The Company Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills

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“It almost looked like a light switch was being flipped on,” said Zack Cooper, a health economist at Yale who is one of the study’s authors. In a statement, EmCare ...

Watching C-Span? Here’s How to Follow the Senate Health Care Debate

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The 20 hours may not be consecutive. During past reconciliation bills, the Senate has taken recesses during the evenings. Either side can voluntarily give up some of its time if ...

Pence Breaks Tie as Senate Votes to Begin Debating Obamacare Repeal

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WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly voted on Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, taking a pivotal step forward after the ...

Senate Health Care Decision: Critical Republicans to Vote Yes

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“Obamacare isn’t the answer, but doing nothing to try to solve the problems it has created isn’t the answer either. That is why I will vote to move forward and ...

Senate Health Care Vote: What to Expect

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The Senate majority leader, On Tuesday, he will have the Senate vote on a motion to proceed — in this case, on whether to take up a health care repeal ...

‘No Jab, No Play’: How Australia Is Handling the Vaccination Debate

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Laws in other Australian states give child care centers the right to turn away unvaccinated children, either permanently, or during periods of outbreak. In the case of all of these ...

110 N.F.L Brains

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A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head. Dr. Ann ...

How the Health Bill Could Cost Senators in the Next Election

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One of the health care bills under consideration by Republican leaders would take health insurance away from 32 million people over the next decade, creating a cohort of Americans who ...

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When I began self-harming I was in sixth grade. In my middle school health class we learned about nocturnal ejaculations and how pubic hair would soon be growing all over ...

Amazon is showing interest in health care, and it's making industry players 'nervous,' says investor

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Amazon is sending all kinds of signals that it's interested in the health-care industry. CNBC reported in May that the company was on the hunt for a general manager to ...

The Outcomes of the Many Republican Health Plans Are Not So Different

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There is a lot of confusion over the multiple incarnations of the Republican health care plan, but in the end, how different are they? We looked at key numbers in ...

Review: ‘Dunkirk’ Is a Tour de Force War Movie, Both Sweeping and Intimate

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One of the most indelible images in “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan’s brilliant new film, is of a British plane in flames. The movie recounts an early, harrowing campaign in Poland and ...

How Republicans could pass a health care bill this week, in one flowchart

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On Tuesday, Senate Republicans are planning to vote to start debate on a health care bill. That vote will kick off a hectic few days — and by the end,

Senate parliamentarian finds two more GOP repeal provisions breach reconciliation rules

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The Senate parliamentarian made it harder Tuesday for Senate Republicans to pass two additional provisions of their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act.Last Friday, parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled against ...

The Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act: the new Senate health care plan, explained

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Senate Republicans late Wednesday released a bill to repeal Obamacare without a replacement. The Obamacare Repeal and Reconciliation Act (ORRA) would sunset major provisions of the health law, including repealing ...

How the GOP brought Obamacare repeal back from the dead

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As Mitch McConnell strode to the Senate floor on Tuesday, with no votes to spare to keep the GOP's Obamacare repeal campaign alive, he knew where everyone in his conference ...

Trump targets Murkowski after healthcare votes

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Donald Trump Steve Scalise ObamaCare By Rebecca Savransky - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 ...

For Trump and Putin, Sanctions Are a Setback Both Sought to Avoid

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As one of Mr. Trump’s aides pointed out last week, there is a long history of granting presidents that negotiating leverage when dealing with foreign adversaries. But by constantly casting ...

Former GOP senator: Resist the bullying. Don't vote for a mystery health care bill.

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What do you do when you are a U.S. senator and the president wants you to vote for a health care bill that could radically change health care? You ask ...

There Is No End to the Lies

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The reckless Republican decision to begin a chaotic Senate floor fight over the future of health care in America, with nothing but the abstract goal of gutting Obamacare to anchor ...

How Home Visits by Nurses Help Mothers and Children, Especially Boys

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Children who receive home visits are healthier, achieve more in school and have better social and emotional skills, according to a new study, released Monday by James J. Heckman, a ...

Obamacare repeal vote still too close to call

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Senate Republicans are barreling toward a dramatic and highly unusual vote on Obamacare Tuesday without knowing whether they’ll have the votes to start dismantling the health care law. At stake ...

3 reasons tech matters for gender equality

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A United Nations Political Forum on Sustainable Development is in full swing to track progress on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals formally adopted two years ago. Goal No. 5 aims ...

More Senate health bill provisions violate budget rules

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What's next in the Senate repeal saga? Good question

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Senate Republicans on Tuesday narrowly cleared their first hurdle toward repealing Obamacare. What comes next is complicated and unpredictable. At the end, it’s not clear anything will pass. Senators will ...

Jump-Starting Hard Conversations As The End Nears

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Frederick Bannon Jr. was by his mother’s side in intensive care as she fought a rare form of muscle cancer in late 2014. She was heavily sedated, but he felt ...

Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars, according to a ...

Poll: Voters oppose straight Obamacare repeal

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Just 36 percent of voters support repealing Obamacare without a replacement, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted on the eve of planned votes in the Senate to move ...

How Obamacare saved Detroit

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DETROIT — There are four buildings at the intersection of West Fort and Junction Street in downtown Detroit. Two are boarded up and unoccupied. One is a former brass works ...

GOP sets Senate healthcare vote buoyed by McCain return

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Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol ...

Intel has axed the group working on fitness trackers and health wearables

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Intel has axed the division that worked on health wearables, including fitness trackers, according to a person familiar with the matter. The company has been slowly de-emphasizing its own line ...

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk trade jabs over power of AI

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Artificial IntelligenceTwo technology titans are in a verbal sparring match about the perils and promise of artificial intelligence in healthcare and beyond. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has recently ...

Your guide to the next steps in the Senate health care debate

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The Obamacare repeal debate has begun in the Senate. That’s about all we know for sure. A slim vote, 51 to 50 with two Republican senators dissenting, to open debate ...

Scaramucci to oust White House press aide, offers ‘amnesty’ to others

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Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said on Tuesday that he plans to dismiss assistant press secretary Michael Short. It would be Scaramucci’s first step toward shaking up ...

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Meanwhile, black and Latino defendants are more likely to be detained before trial and less likely to be able to post bail compared with similarly situated white defendants. In fact,

In Appalachia, Two Hospital Giants Seek State-Sanctioned Monopoly

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Looking out a fourth-floor window of his hospital system’s headquarters, Alan Levine can see the Appalachian Mountains that have defined this hardscrabble region for generations. What ...

England’s Mental Health Experiment: Free Talk Therapy

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This first call is more than a scheduling exercise. It is an initiation of therapy, a partly scripted, hourlong evaluation to determine how safe the new client is, how desperate ...

Skinny repeal: the last-ditch idea to save the Senate health care bill, explained

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Sources suggest that Senate Republicans are weighing a last-ditch idea to pass some kind of health care bill in the coming days: a narrowly focused Obamacare repeal bill, perhaps one ...

Providers say proposed extra Medicaid funding for commercial plans may not work

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There are numerous unanswered questions about a proposal aimed at getting the Republican Senate plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act passed. GOP leaders are trying to sway ...

Senate Leaders Float 'Skinny Bill' That Would Mean 15 Million Lose Health Care Coverage

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The new strategy for repealing the Affordable Care Act seems to involve asking Republican senators to pass a relatively narrow piece of legislation that would leave 15 million people uninsured ...

Follow The Money: Drugmakers Deploy Political Cash As Prices And Anger Mount

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Two federal investigations — one examining opioid sales, another about aThe stock of the drugmaker, whose United States headquarters are in St. Louis, was tanking. Wall Street worried thatThis year,

A Sensor on Your Skin That Looks and Feels Like a Temporary Tattoo

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Researchers say the new nanomesh device can theoretically be worn for a week or longer without such problems. The drawback is that it can be rubbed off with water, so ...

HHS to conduct a study to determine rate of mental illness in U.S.

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The HHS is planning to launch a national evaluation to determine how prevalent mental illness is in the United States. Its results could lead to a seismic shift in the ...

GAO finds further proof patients are fed up with portals, EHRs

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Patient EngagementDespite the fact that close to 90 percent of providers participating in meaningful use offer their patients online access, only about one-third of patients actually log in to see ...

Scaramucci: Trump "probably" wants Sessions gone

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Flipboard is becoming one of the biggest drivers of traffic to news stories on mobile, according to exclusive data from media analytics firm Parse.ly, which found that Flipboard's traffic has ...

5 Ways White House Can Use Its Muscle To Undercut Obamacare

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President Donald Trump has vowed to “let Obamacare fail,” after legislative efforts to undo the Affordable Care Act have stalled. He and congressional Republicans have repeatedly portrayed the Affordable Care ...
 

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