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Los Angeles Times

Americans stick with health insurance despite Trump's push to dismantle Obamacare
Los Angeles Times
"Despite all the noise and despite the chain-rattling Republicans have done with their failed attempts at repeal, at the end of the day the number of uninsured has stayed flat," said health economist Gail Wilensky, a longtime GOP advisor. "That's good ...
The Health 202: Trump's moves haven't yet significantly decreased the number of people with health insuranceWashington Post
US clings to health coverage gains despite political dramaYahoo Finance

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CNBC

Oscar Health has a vision of fairer pay for doctors and clearer pricing for patients
CNBC
Oscar Health wants you to know that disrupting health insurance won't happen overnight. But it will happen eventually. The start-up, which ranks No. 12 on the 2018 Disruptor 50 List and is now in its sixth year, believes it finally has the formula in ...



NBCNews.com

Congo starts vaccinating health workers against Ebola virus
NBCNews.com
Health workers lined up to get vaccinated against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Monday, just as officials there said a nurse had died of the virus. It's the first time vaccines have been used to fight a new outbreak of the virus ...
Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign startsABC News
The Ebola superhighway: Why the new outbreak terrifies public health authoritiesThe Hill

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BBC News

Pain bias: The health inequality rarely discussed
BBC News
In 2009, my doctor told me that, like “a lot of women”, I was paying too much attention to my body. Saying there wasn't an issue, he suggested I just relax and try to ignore the symptoms. The decision seemed to run counter to what my records showed.



Wall Street Journal

TPG in Talks to Take Over Abraaj Group's $1 Billion Health-Care Fund
Wall Street Journal
U.S. private-equity firm TPG is in talks with investors in Abraaj Group's $1 billion health-care fund about taking over management of the fund's hospitals and clinics in developing countries, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks between ...



WMUR Manchester

Health care center employee attacked with bear spray, officials say
WMUR Manchester
A health care facility in Lancaster was evacuated Tuesday morning after a resident attacked an employee with bear pepper spray, police said. The attack sent several residents suffering from respiratory distress to a hospital. The employee who was ...

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NPR

Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care
NPR
For patients at Geisinger Health System, that could soon change. Starting in the next month or so, the Pennsylvania-based system will offer DNA sequencing to 1,000 patients, with the goal of eventually extending the offer to all 3 million Geisinger ...

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Science News

What genetic tests from 23andMe, Veritas and Genos really told me about my health
Science News
As a molecular biology writer, I've been skeptical that the field of genetics is mature enough to accurately predict health (see related article). What finally motivated me to send away my DNA in the mail was the fact that companies are now offering ...



Politico

Trump spending cuts allowed to target kids' health insurance
Politico
The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday delivered a victory to the Trump administration by greenlighting a proposal to claw back more than $7 billion in unused cash from the Children's Health Insurance Program. In a report sent to congressional ...

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Law.com

ABA 'Furiously Working' to Craft Proposal on Lawyers' Mental Health
Law.com
The issue of attorneys' mental health will be a key issue confronting lawyers from around the country when they gather in Chicago for the American Bar Association's annual conference this summer. The ABA is “furiously working” on a draft policy for ...


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