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The HPV Vaccine Gains Ground Among U.S. Teenagers

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The new recommendation may make it easier for teenagers to complete the vaccination series. Currently, most get the first dose, but only 43 percent return to the doctor’s office for ...

McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming Its Fate

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WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain of Arizona announced on Friday that he would oppose the latest proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving Republican leaders with little hope of ...

Opinion

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Equifax is the oldest of the Big Three credit reporting bureaus, and it got its start as a private investigator in the late 1800s. A client — a business or ...

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It’s not just progressives: The American Medical Association, the insurance industry and Blue Cross/Blue Shield have all warned that markets would be destabilized and millions would lose coverage. How many ...

We Charted Arctic Sea Ice for Nearly Every Day Since 1979. You’ll See a Trend.

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Arctic sea ice has been in steep decline since the late 1970s, when satellite images were first used to study the region. NASA says that the extent of ice covering ...

The New Yorker Said No, but These Cartoons Just May Make Your Day

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Of the 1,000 cartoons submitted to The New Yorker each week, only about 15 are published in the magazine. That is a pretty high bar, though logic might suggest there ...

Aaron Hernandez Found to Have Severe C.T.E.

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Baez said he had filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Patriots and the N.F.L. on behalf of Hernandez’s daughter, Avielle. The suit seeks unspecified damages for loss of ...

The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.

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The language of the bill provides them with a nearly unlimited range of policy options to use the money in the service of providing health care access, and no templates ...

Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94

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Mr. Banier, who faced up to three years in prison, vehemently denied the daughter’s accusations and brushed off the retainers’ criticisms with literary references to Molière and a play by ...

Analysis

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The Senate is having yet another go at repealing Obamacare, this time via legislation known as the Cassidy-Graham proposal. The bill was on life support Friday after Sen. John McCain ...

Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As ‘Paper Tigers’

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It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes. Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than ...

The Graham-Cassidy Health-Care Bill Is a Clear Danger to People with Preëxisting Conditions

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As the Senate gets closer to an expected vote, next week, on the health-care-reform bill championed by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, Republicans—Donald Trump included—are still claiming that the ...

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill

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Senate Republicans are already under pressure from 11 governors — including five fellow Republicans and a pivotal Alaskan independent — who earlier this week urged the Senate to reject the ...

HHS hints at major changes to Medicare that could mean higher costs for patients

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W ASHINGTON — The Trump administration is signaling it will pursue significant changes to Medicare that could put beneficiaries on the hook for higher costs. In an informal proposal on ...

Safe & Well

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How Many Viruses Can Live In Semen? More Than You Might Think

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When it comes to microbes in sexual organs, the vagina and its fluids seem to garner most of the attention. Heck, there is even a consortium dedicated specifically to studying ...

Health Insurance Marketplace: Enroll for 2015 Healthcare Coverage

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Get ready to join the millions already enrolled in Marketplace coverage. Sign up for email and text updates to get important Open Enrollment reminders -- including a note as soon ...

Statement from Richard Besser, MD, on Potential Impact of the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Legislation

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The following statement is in response to the Senate’s most recent proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked for more than 40 ...

Tom Price Billed Taxpayers $300,000 for Private Jets Because He Doesn’t Like Being Inconvenienced

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Way back in 2009, when fiscal austerity was still in vogue, Congressman Tom Price was among the most hawkish lawmakers on the issue of government spending. “This is just another ...

Republicans Threaten Alaska If Murkowski Turns Down Bribe

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Wall Street Journal writer Kimberley Strassel’s column typically channels talking points from congressional Republicans, and today’s effort is dedicated to putting the squeeze on Alaska senator Lisa Murkowski. Strassel’s method ...

High On Drugs? Anthem Cites Soaring Drug Costs To Justify 35% Rate Hike in California

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Health insurance giant Anthem predicts Californians will pop a lot more pills next year. To make the case for a hefty premium hike in the state’s individual insurance market, Anthem ...

AMA president weighs the pros and cons of MACRA, MIPS

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MACRAWith the Merit-Based Incentive System and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, the federal government is beginning to harmonize programs to simplify reporting, decrease the number of measures and ...

CMS looks for new ideas to promote healthcare competition

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In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesday evening, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said her agency will issue a "request for information" on new ideas that would redirect the innovation ...

How the Latest Obamacare Repeal Plan Would Work

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In the meantime, analysts say, the individual insurance markets could face enormous changes. The legislation rolls back popular consumer protections in Obamacare, leaving each state to decide what minimum benefits ...

Narrow Networks Get Even Tighter When Shopping For Mental Health Specialists

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If you’ve got a plan offered on the federal health law’s insurance marketplace and you’re looking for a therapist, you may have to look really hard: The average provider network ...

Poll: Americans favor ObamaCare to Graham-Cassidy

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Price traveled by private plane at least 24 times

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has taken at least 24 flights on private charter planes at taxpayers’ expense since early May, according to people with knowledge of his ...

McCain to vote no on ObamaCare repeal

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Flood Safety Tips

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Take these important steps to reduce the harm caused by flooding. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than any other hazard related to thunderstorms. The most common flood ...

AARP: Older Americans to pay $16K more under GOP ObamaCare repeal

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Last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill has ‘worst elements’ of earlier plans

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The last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill has almost every divisive proposal that doomed previous bills. The big difference: a Sept. 30 deadline to use a rule that allows Senate Republicans to ...

Top Louisiana health official rips Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill

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Graham-Cassidy: A Closer Look At The Medicaid Provisions

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As Tim Jost notes in his post on the proposal, the newest version of Graham-Cassidy aims to create a system—at least in the short term—in which, via a new, temporary ...

Republican Leaders Defy Bipartisan Opposition to Health Law Repeal

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Republican leaders appeared determined to thwart any alternative ahead of a possible showdown vote next week. Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee, announced Tuesday that he and Senator Patty Murray,

How to Work From Home

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Here is a modest guide to becoming a successful remote employee, a culmination of what I’ve learned along the way. Don’t wake up to the blue hue of your smartphone ...

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And while “globalist” may be one of the alt-right’s favorite slurs, Hope Not Hate conclusively shows that the alt-right is itself now a global movement with regular interaction among far-right ...

If Republicans Revive Health Care Again, This Is What It Could Mean For Your State

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John McCain on Friday imperiled Republicans' latest Affordable Care Act repeal and replace effort when he said he "cannot in good conscience" support the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill. But McCain did ...

6 areas of artificial intelligence to watch closely

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Distilling a generally-accepted definition of what qualifies as artificial intelligence (AI) has become a revived topic of debate in recent times. Some have rebranded AI as “cognitive computing” or “machine ...

New CMS estimate shows key holdouts' states lose funding under Graham-Cassidy

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HHS plans hours-long shutdowns of ObamaCare site during enrollment period

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Republicans aren’t voting for Graham-Cassidy. They’re just voting for Obamacare repeal.

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Senate Republicans are once again just a few votes away from repealing and replacing Obamacare. It’s a plan that senators themselves struggle to explain and defend and that emerged on ...

Tom Price to halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets pending review

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told Fox News on Saturday that he’ll stop his taxpayer-funded travel on private jets, pending a formal review by his department’s inspector general.

It’s Time to Build Health Into the OS

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Part 1 of 3 The United States spends far more on health care than any country in the world and yet, in terms of health outcomes, we achieve dismal results.

Dying for a Cure: Seattle woman’s battle with metastatic breast cancer

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SEATTLE — Put aside for a moment what you think you know about breast cancer. That’s because while there are many people who will beat the disease, there are others,

Open Your Mouth And Say Goo-Goo: Dentists Treating Ever-Younger Patients

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Allen Barron scrunches up his tiny face and wails as his mother gently tips him backward onto the lap of Jean Calvo, a pediatric dental resident at the University of ...

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

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In a sharp departure from his predecessors, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price last week took private jets on five separate flights for official business, at a cost of ...

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

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“This leak was delivered by someone with an ideological agenda, not someone looking at hard data,” said Raj Shah, a White House spokesman. “The actual report pursuant to the presidential ...

UNC national championship team not visiting White House

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North Carolina's 2017 national championship men's basketball team will not visit the White House, a team spokesman said on Saturday, though the Tar Heels were invited to visit, as is ...

Blue States Face Biggest Cuts Under New Republican Health Care Plan

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Oregon Vermont Massachussetts New York Delaware Mississippi Alabama Kansas South Dakota Texas A new Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act would give each state a federal block grant ...

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

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ProPublica and The New York Times analyzed Medicare prescription drug plans covering 35.7 million people in the second quarter of this year. Only one-third of the people covered, for example,
 

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