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A Flame Retardant That Came With Its Own Threat to Health - New York Times

New York Times

A Flame Retardant That Came With Its Own Threat to Health
New York Times
But studies show that many flame-resistant chemicals loom as potential health menaces, associated with cancers, memory loss, lower I.Q.s and impaired motor skills in children, to name a few woes. Isn't it just as desirable, some would also say, to keep ...

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In search for 'The Ultimate Guy,' Men's Health magazine readers want a ... - Washington Post (blog)

In search for 'The Ultimate Guy,' Men's Health magazine readers want a ...
Washington Post (blog)
For the first time in the history of Men's Health magazine, the man on the cover will have been born a woman. That is, if he wins a competition to be “The Ultimate Guy.” Aydian Dowling, a 27-year-old YouTube star and entrepreneur, is currently readers ...


Report finds health insurance plans in violation of Affordable Care Act - WMUR Manchester

Valley morning Star

Report finds health insurance plans in violation of Affordable Care Act
WMUR Manchester
"Health plans provide access to care for millions of women each day and receive high marks in customer satisfaction surveys. To use highly selective anecdotes to draw sweeping conclusions about consumers' coverage does nothing to improve the quality, ...
Editorial: Texas can't keep ignoring facts about health careLongview News-Journal
Many lacking health insuranceValley morning Star

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Denver food truck health violations decrease as inspections intensify - The Denver Post

Denver food truck health violations decrease as inspections intensify
The Denver Post
Denver food trucks are bouncing back from high hand-washing health violations with increased attention and regulation from health inspectors. Of the 416 food trucks and carts in Denver inspected by the Department of Environmental Health from April 2014 ...

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Health care: Illegal immigrants would get Medi-Cal under California bill - San Jose Mercury News

Health care: Illegal immigrants would get Medi-Cal under California bill
San Jose Mercury News
Like many of the state's 2.5 million illegal immigrants, Gonzalez does not have health insurance because he can't afford it. If he gets sick, he seeks treatment at a public health clinic. Anything more serious means a trip to the hospital emergency room.

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Women's health the focus of 2nd annual Head to Toe - Tribune-Review

Women's health the focus of 2nd annual Head to Toe
Tribune-Review
Vendors who will take part include Party Lite, Tastefully Simple, Lina Bags, Dangerously Beautiful, ViVi, Butterfly Bandits/doTERRA Essential Oils, Avani Institute (health coaches), Natural Solutions for Health and Wellness, McKeesport Trail, Embroider ...


Iora Health's promise: Patients come first - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

Iora Health's promise: Patients come first
Boston Globe (subscription)
Iora aims to tap this discontent with a business model that the for-profit company hopes will remake the health care system. The company, which was founded by a doctor from Massachusetts General Hospital and a health industry veteran, attempts to ...

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Buffeted by health care reform, Assurant Health faces uncertain future - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Buffeted by health care reform, Assurant Health faces uncertain future
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In 2010, the year that the Affordable Care Act was passed, Assurant Health had net income of $54 million. Today, it may be worthless as an ongoing business, and 1,200 people in the Milwaukee area and 1,700 companywide may lose their jobs. Assurant Inc.
Almost half of state health care exchanges face financial strugglesPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Health Insurance Companies Are Illegally Charging for Birth ControlJezebel

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Pa. unravels Corbett's health-plan mess - Philly.com

Philly.com

Pa. unravels Corbett's health-plan mess
Philly.com
Healthy Pennsylvania was supposed to be former Gov. Tom Corbett's signature effort, a private-market plan designed to qualify the state for millions in Medicaid expansion dollars while mollifying foes of the Affordable Care Act. But when Corbett lost ...


Mental health crisis teams to help stabilize at-risk youth - Danbury News Times

Mental health crisis teams to help stabilize at-risk youth
Danbury News Times
The growing number of children and teens exposed to traumatic events in everyday life has forced the state's crisis intervention teams to respond to a broader range of behavioral and mental health issues, and those teams often serve as a bridge until ...