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Obama Strategy in Health Law Case: Have No Backup - New York Times

New York Times

Obama Strategy in Health Law Case: Have No Backup
New York Times
WASHINGTON — As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether to invalidate a crucial part of the president's health care law, Obama administration officials say they are doing nothing to prepare for what could be a ...
A loss for health plan is a loss for conservative goalsTheNewsTribune.com
What's At Stake: Health Law At Supreme Court AgainWebMD
How the Supreme Court Case Could Affect the Health LawWall Street Journal
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Health policy - The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)

Health policy
The Economist (blog)
Health records may be digital these days, but they are rarely easy to access. Instead, they are collected in isolated databases by different doctors and hospitals. Yet all is not lost. Athenahealth, a company that provides cloud-based electronic record ...
Tougher laws likely legacy of Disneyland measles outbreakBangor Daily News

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

NPR (blog)

Improving Housing Can Pay Dividends In Better Health
NPR (blog)
But the biggest scare came the day county officials called to say a routine doctor visit showed that both her girls had lead poisoning. A county health official came to test the apartment for lead. "She couldn't believe it; the windows and wood framing ...

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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)
In 1948, the World Health Organization described health as “a stage of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” By that definition, I and millions of Americans like me across the age spectrum ...


The health risks of cyberbullying in college - CNN

CNN

The health risks of cyberbullying in college
CNN
The study didn't take a look at other mental health impacts, such as suicidal thoughts. Moreno says that was deliberate. "Those cases are so extreme — and they are so horrible — but at the same time what we were hearing [from girls] in our studies is ...

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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 ...

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Even Some Doctors Fear These 10 Questions - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Even Some Doctors Fear These 10 Questions
NPR (blog)
Imagine that the next time you go in for a physical, you're told there's a new tool that can estimate your risk for many of the major health problems that affect Americans: heart disease, diabetes, depression, addiction, just to name a few. It's not a ...

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​The poor say money issues cause health problems - CBS News

​The poor say money issues cause health problems
CBS News
Worrying about health may be a cross-cultural preoccupation, but how Americans view the causes of poor health depends on their bank accounts. The poor are more likely to say a lack of money has a harmful effect on a person's health than are ...


Detroit forum focuses on health disparities - The Detroit News

Detroit forum focuses on health disparities
The Detroit News
Kate Kohn-Parrott, president and CEO of the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, said health won't improve in Wayne County's poor urban areas until social determinants of health are addressed. The council includes more than 60 organizations ...


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

NPR (blog)

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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