Tag archive for ‘Health’
By Admin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Trump aims to boost lower-premium health insurance plans

Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that aims to make lower-premium plans more widely available. But the president’s More...

By Admin On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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How lack of sleep affects health and tips for a good night's rest

October 11, 2017, 8:14 AM| Nearly two-thirds of Americans do not get a full eight hours of sleep per night. Now, researcher Matthew Walker is sounding the alarm about what he calls “the More...

By Admin On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Health officials watching mosquitoes in Texas after Harvey

DALLAS — Health officials in Texas will be on watch in coming weeks for any increases in mosquito-borne diseases including the West Nile and Zika viruses after Harvey’s heavy rains and flooding brought water More...

By Admin On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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White House to order health care alternatives

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows More...

By Admin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Why sleep is so essential for your health

No one seems to get enough sleep these days, but rest is how the human body recovers.  About a third of Americans are chronically sleep deprived. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 35 More...

By Admin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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House Republicans propose 5-year extension of children's health insurance

WASHINGTON — A popular program that provides health insurance for 8.9 million low-income children would get five more years of funding under legislation Republicans plan to push through a House committee this More...

By Admin On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Ways to boost bone health as you age

Everything hangs on your bones — literally — so it makes sense to take care of them if you want to stay active into your golden years. One of the growing risks the human body faces as you age is increasing frailty, More...

By Admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Puerto Rico facing “unparalleled” health crisis, doctor says

September 28, 2017, 8:03 AM| Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico’s hospitals in critical condition. Fifty-nine of the island’s 69 hospitals are open in some capacity. But some More...

By Admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Health insurer Anthem is leaving Maine's health insurance exchange in 2018

WASHINGTON — Health insurer Anthem said Wednesday that it is leaving Maine’s health insurance exchange next year because of market volatility and uncertainty. The move means Maine is down to two insurers More...

By Admin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Dim prospects for GOP Graham-Cassidy health bill

September 26, 2017, 7:10 AM| Senate Republicans’ last-ditch effort to dismantle Obamacare appears to be dead. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Monday she opposes the legislation. More...