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Forbes

The Time Price of Health Care Has Risen Dramatically Over The Past 75 Years
Forbes
the average worker in 2016 had to work 63 days a year just to cover his/her own health costs · the average American worker in 2016 must work 9 times as long to cover average health spending costs as his or her counterpart in 1940. The latest official ...



Marketplace.org

Managing mental health in the midst of disaster
Marketplace.org
He's co-author of the book "Disaster Mental Health Interventions: Core Principles and Practices." He's also a professor emeritus and founding director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz. Halpern joined Marketplace Weekend ...

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Washington Post

Why CVS-Aetna may be bad for your health
Washington Post
There are good reasons to be suspicious of the proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health, the country's largest pharmacy, and Aetna, one of the largest national health insurers. CVS-Aetna is what is known as a “vertical merger,” involving firms in ...

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Texas Tribune

Texas to receive $135M to keep Children's Health Insurance Program alive through February
Texas Tribune
Charles Smith, executive commissioner for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday saying the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is giving the state funding to continue the program ...
Health program for 9 million kids falls victim to partisan squabbling ...Politico
Millions of Children Could Lose Health Coverage Starting Next MonthNew York Times
By next month, 600000 American children will lose their health insurance. This is where they live.Quartz
Reuters -WPXI Pittsburgh -NPR -Medicaid
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TechCrunch

Don't keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns
TechCrunch
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can't seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some ...
Health department to you: Step away from your smartphoneKABC-TV
Keeping your cellphone too close to your body can compromise your health, California officials warnAtlanta Journal Constitution
California health officials release guidelines on cellphone radiationCBS News
90.3 KAZU -CBS San Francisco Bay Area
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CNN

10 health questions that had you Googling this year
CNN
The series, which premiered in March, tells the fictional story of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker who leaves behind 13 audio recordings after ending her own life. She addresses each mysterious recording to a person who she says played a role in her ...

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NPR

Want Help Explaining A Medical Procedure? Ask A 9-Year-Old
NPR
The average American reads at an 8th-grade level, but the patient information that doctors and hospitals provide often presumes that people have much more advanced reading skills. So some researchers decided to see what happens when 9-year-olds write ...

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LA Daily News

Oh, that health-insurance deadline? Doesn't apply to California
LA Daily News
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, saw the move as an attempt to sabotage the exchanges and the health care law. Some other states that run their own exchanges have opted, like California, to keep longer enrollment periods ...

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CBS News

Facebook: We know we're bad for your mental health, here's how to fix it
CBS News
After years of our suspicions, warnings from psychologists, words of caution about social media from Princes William and Harry and a former Facebook executive saying social media is "ripping apart" society, Facebook published a blog post on (you ...
Facebook admits that social media can be bad for youBusiness Insider
Facebook admits it poses mental health risk – but says using site more can helpThe Guardian

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Podcast: 'What The Health?' Farewell, Individual Mandate
Kaiser Health News
The compromise tax bill emerging from Republican efforts in Congress appears to have jettisoned a number of contentious health-related changes. Still, it seems likely lawmakers will repeal the penalties for not having health insurance. That so-called ...

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