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In First Week, More Than a Million Apply for Health Insurance on Federal Website - New York Times

New York Times

In First Week, More Than a Million Apply for Health Insurance on Federal Website
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials said Wednesday that more than one million people had submitted applications for health insurance in the first week of this fall's open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, and 45 percent of them ...
Obamacare taxes, rules boosting costs for those who get health insurance at workSyracuse.com
Health care signup ends 1st week with nearly 500000 enrollmentsHouston Chronicle
Government to hit the malls, shopping for health care enrolleesPress Herald
mySanAntonio.com -The Herald-News
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Mass Imprisonment and Public Health - New York Times

New York Times

Mass Imprisonment and Public Health
New York Times
When public health authorities talk about an epidemic, they are referring to a disease that can spread rapidly throughout a population, like the flu or tuberculosis. But researchers are increasingly finding the term useful in understanding another ...


Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question, 2014 - The Atlantic

The Atlantic

Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question, 2014
The Atlantic
Does turkey really make you sleepy, or does that just happen because we're all fatties and eat too much at Thanksgiving dinner? —Delaney Chambers, Washington, DC. Overeating and boredom and a paradoxical response to stress lead to sleep.


11 Gifts To Give Your Health-Obsessed Foodie Friend - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

11 Gifts To Give Your Health-Obsessed Foodie Friend
Huffington Post
You may not know what zoodling is, but your health-fanatic friend most certainly knows about the transformation of vegetables into ribbons of spaghetti-shaped delight. The Paderno World Cuisine (pictured) is one of our favorites because it has multiple ...


If Supreme Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

If Supreme Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel
NPR (blog)
"A sicker pool of consumers results in higher premiums, which causes an additional relatively healthy subset of participants to drop out, which in turn results in a further increase in premiums," the group's trade group, America's Health Insurance ...

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Thanksgiving science: Why gratitude is good for your health - Fox News

Fox News

Thanksgiving science: Why gratitude is good for your health
Fox News
Thanksgiving may be the only major American holiday focused on giving thanks for all of life's blessings, but gratitude isn't just a good excuse for chowing down on turkey and pumpkin pie; it's also a way to promote good health and well-being, experts say.
Gratitude is good for health, research showsSacramento Bee

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When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor - New York Times

New York Times

When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor
New York Times
A longstanding finding in the research literature is that uninsured people avoid and delay care more than insured people do, and that this can harm health. According to Gallup, uninsured Americans are about twice as likely as insured Americans to delay ...

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Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix - New York Times

Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix
New York Times
The inspector general found that similar manipulations to hide waiting times were a problem throughout the V.A. health care administration. Addressing the most explosive allegation — that the deaths of as many as 40 veterans in Phoenix were linked to ...
VA removes Sharon Helman, manager at center of Phoenix health-care scandalWashington Post (blog)

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Health Department nurse recalls Liberia trip - BurlingtonFreePress.com

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Health Department nurse recalls Liberia trip
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Goode works at Vermont's Department of Health as an Epidemiology Field Officer with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Since he returned to the U.S. on Oct. 18, he has been helping to teach a safety training course in Alabama at the Center ...


How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies - New York Times

New York Times

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
New York Times
His experience confirms common assumptions about how health care works. If we can just invest in preventive care, we can reduce the use of the emergency room and lower health care costs, the thinking goes. But it turns out that his experience wasn't ...
Free clinics put bandage on health care gapsChillicothe Gazette
Health care cost hikes were inevitableMinneapolis Star Tribune
A year into health care reform, New York's poor are main beneficiaries of new ...Fox Business

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