• Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze
Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze

It discourages companies from trying to save money by cherry-picking the healthiest people and kicking others to the curb. "It enables the country to move away from a market where plans compete to avoid covering or charge more to people with preexisting health conditions, to one where competition is based on quality, affordable care for everyone".

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  • Compulsive video-game playing classified as mental health problem by WHO
Compulsive video-game playing classified as mental health problem by WHO

Gamers are fighting back against the World Health Organization (WHO ), which said yesterday that " gaming disorder" will appear in a new draft of the organization's International Classification of Diseases , a compendium of medical conditions.

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  • Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

There were 44,965 suicide deaths in 2016, according to CDC data. Only Nevada saw a decline - of 1 percent - for the overall period, though its rate remained higher than the national average. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers our condolences to his family, friends, and everyone touched by Bourdain. With or without mental he...

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  • World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax
World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax

She added that by taking a robust control measure on tobacco, governments can safeguard their countries future by protecting tobacco users and non-users from these deadly products, generating revenues to fund health and other social services, and saving their environments from the ravages of tobacco, the only legal product that maims and kills....

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  • Trump escalates fight with ABC after Rosanne cancellation
Trump escalates fight with ABC after Rosanne cancellation

In a video taken at an auto fix shop in New Orleans, which was obtained by "Entertainment Tonight," Goodman said he'd "rather say nothing than to cause more trouble". Barr voiced her support for Goodman and co-star Laurie Metcalf on Twitter last night , noting that she felt "so sick" over the situation. "If it hadn't happened yesterday, this...

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  • Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker
Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker

Ken Paxton announced Tuesday afternoon. An estimated 2.4 million Americans are addicted to narcotics including prescription painkillers and heroin. It also denied the allegations made in the six lawsuits. MA last week sent a letter to Purdue notifying the company of its intention to sue. According to the lawsuit, Purdue Pharma intentionally relea...

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  • Pelosi slams Trump move to clawback Ebola funds amid Congo outbreak
Pelosi slams Trump move to clawback Ebola funds amid Congo outbreak

The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo deployed Rapid Response Teams to investigate cases and deaths reported in Bikoro health zone in the Equateur province. This is particularly to the provincial capital of one million people. "We know from previous outbreaks that the DRC are ready to act, but they need global support to en...

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  • Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals
Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals

Golden State will be playing in the Western Conference finals for the fourth straight year, having advanced to the NBA Finals each of the previous three seasons and winning titles in 2017 and 2015. He scored or assisted on 29 of the Jazz's 32 points in that quarter. Meanwhile in Texas, Chris Paul scored 41 points as Houston made sure of th...

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  • Women wait six months after cancer test failures
Women wait six months after cancer test failures

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that up to 270 lives may have been cut short because of the mistake. It's a "colossal system failure", she said. He said: "I was gobsmacked and knew straight away Trix was one of the people never given a scan".

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