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Lawyer Put Health Act in Peril by Pointing Out 4 Little Words - New York Times

New York Times

Lawyer Put Health Act in Peril by Pointing Out 4 Little Words
New York Times
He pointed to four previously unnoticed words in the health care law, enacted nine months earlier. They seemed to say its tax-credit subsidies were limited to people living where an insurance marketplace, known as an exchange, had been “established by ...
What the Supreme Court Challenge Means for the Health-Care LawWall Street Journal
We have a plan for fixing health careWashington Post
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Healthy in a Falling Apart Sort of Way - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Healthy in a Falling Apart Sort of Way
New York Times (blog)
When asked on a medical form to evaluate my overall health, I invariably check “healthy.” But I sometimes wonder how accurate that is. After all, I do have arthritis that necessitated a double-knee replacement 10 years ago, and I find it increasingly ...


Improving Housing Can Pay Dividends In Better Health - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Improving Housing Can Pay Dividends In Better Health
NPR (blog)
A county health official came to test the apartment for lead. "She couldn't believe it; the windows and wood framing with paint chipping everywhere," Ayesh says. "And when she tested it, it all showed it had lead in it; it was so serious she wanted me ...

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Exclusive: Payment delays dent India's flagship health, AIDS programs - Reuters

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Exclusive: Payment delays dent India's flagship health, AIDS programs
Reuters
But poorly-run regional bureaucracies were unable to cope and both the flagship National Health Mission (NHM) and India's AIDS prevention programs suffered - thousands of health workers were not paid for months and the construction of clinics in rural ...
Payment delays dent India's flagship health, AIDS programmesDaily News & Analysis

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People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health - NPR (blog)

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People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health
NPR (blog)
When you ask people what impacts health you'll get a lot of different answers: Access to good health care and preventative services, personal behavior, exposure to germs or pollution and stress. But if you dig a little deeper you'll find a clear ...

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The Diseases We Spend Our Health Dollars On - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Diseases We Spend Our Health Dollars On
Wall Street Journal (blog)
People worry a lot about their health-care costs, such as the share they pay of their health premium or the size of their deductible. But they tend to have a harder time getting their heads around the measures experts use to talk about the national ...

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Alleged Patient Safety Kickbacks Lead To $1 Million Settlement - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Alleged Patient Safety Kickbacks Lead To $1 Million Settlement
NPR (blog)
Dr. Chuck Denham, once a leading voice for patient safety, will pay $1 million to settle civil allegations that he took kickbacks to promote a drug company's product in national health quality guidelines, the Justice Department announced Monday. Denham ...

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Poll Explores Our Perception Of How Factors Large And Small Shape People's ... - NPR (blog)

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Poll Explores Our Perception Of How Factors Large And Small Shape People's ...
NPR (blog)
We often think of health as a trip to the doctor or a prescription to treat or prevent diseases. Or maybe it's an operation to fix something that's gone wrong. But a new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School ...
Americans Can't Agree on What Shapes HealthSmithsonian
U.S. Public Fears Ill Health: Here Are The Biggest ConcernsTech Times
Poll: U.S. public sees ill health as resulting from broad range of causesHSPH News
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Wayne County fine-tunes new juvenile mental health court - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press

Wayne County fine-tunes new juvenile mental health court
Detroit Free Press
A specialty court focused on identifying youths with mental health problems and getting them treatment is in the early stages in Wayne County Circuit Court. "We're the largest court in the state," said Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Robert Colombo Jr ...


Can Family Secrets Make You Sick? - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Can Family Secrets Make You Sick?
NPR (blog)
The idea that childhood abuse and neglect could affect adult health was a revelation to Felitti. But a poll released Monday (from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) finds that the public widely ...

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