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Mass. health care reform pioneer Dolores Mitchell retires - The Boston Globe

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Mass. health care reform pioneer Dolores Mitchell retires
The Boston Globe
For 29 years, Mitchell has led the Group Insurance Commission, or GIC, an obscure but critical state agency that manages health and other benefits for more than 430,000 public employees, retirees, and their families, spending more than $2 billion a year.
Medicaid across US a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefUSA TODAY
Nearly 13 Million Sign Up for Obamacare Health InsuranceNBCNews.com
12.7 million signed up for Obama health care law, beating expectationsPBS NewsHour
The Hill -TIME
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A Voter's Guide To The Health Law Chatter - NPR

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A Voter's Guide To The Health Law Chatter
NPR
"Our health care is a horror show," said GOP candidate Donald Trump at the Republican debate in South Carolina in December. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, winner of the Iowa caucuses, said at the debate in Des Moines that the health law has been "a disaster," ...
The Big Problem With High Health Care DeductiblesNew York Times
Delaware Officials Look at Health Exchange EnrollmentInsurance Journal

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Brazilian health officials warn women to be cautious with their kisses amid Zika outbreak - Fox News Latino

Fox News Latino

Brazilian health officials warn women to be cautious with their kisses amid Zika outbreak
Fox News Latino
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited ...
Zika May Not Spread In Saliva Or Urine, Health Officials SayNPR
Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency, WHO SaysNew York Times
How Health Experts Will Definitively Link Zika to Birth DefectsTIME
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AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP Claims on Taxes, Health Insurance - ABC News

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AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP Claims on Taxes, Health Insurance
ABC News
United Health last year reported deep losses from its business on the health law's insurance exchanges and said it will re-evaluate whether it wants to continue in that market. Anthem, the second-largest insurer, said its enrollment in the law's ...
Donald Trump Remains Clueless on Health Care at Tonight's GOP DebateReason (blog)

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Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fears - Yahoo News

Yahoo News

Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fears
Yahoo News
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As global health chiefs try to bring a Zika virus epidemic under control, aspiring Olympic athletes are weighing their lust for gold against health fears surrounding the mosquito-borne virus in Brazil. Alarm has grown since ...

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Va. Tech murder plot suspect was no longer seeing mental health counselor - Washington Post

Washington Post

Va. Tech murder plot suspect was no longer seeing mental health counselor
Washington Post
Keepers's emotional travails — and her claim in court Thursday that a Virginia Tech counselor told her that she “no longer needed therapy” in December, less than two months before the slaying — have once again put the university's mental health ...

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Is organic eating health or hype? - CNBC

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Is organic eating health or hype?
CNBC
Nowadays, everyone at the grocery store is paying more for less. At the same time, this particular food's supporters frequently tout its health benefits, while naysayers claim it's little more than a marketing gimmick. It's just another day in the life ...

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Manufacturing firms fighting rising health care costs - Crain's Cleveland Business

Manufacturing firms fighting rising health care costs
Crain's Cleveland Business
The most recent outlook survey from the National Association of Manufacturers listed rising health care-related costs as the second-largest “primary” business challenge, behind only unfavorable business conditions. But local companies say offering ...


Study: BMI misreads millions' health - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Study: BMI misreads millions' health
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The findings from researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, published in the International Journal of Obesity, reveal that employers could potentially saddle people with unfairly high health insurance costs based on a deeply flawed ...
If BMI Is The Test Of Health, Many Pro Athletes Would FlunkNPR
Yet Another Study Finds Your BMI Doesn't Mean Much For Your HealthRefinery29
Don't use body mass index to determine whether people are healthy, UCLA-led study saysUC Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times
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Hillary Clinton Lobbied on Health Care as Secretary of State, Emails Show - New York Times

New York Times

Hillary Clinton Lobbied on Health Care as Secretary of State, Emails Show
New York Times
Her television was tuned to C-Span, and she was watching the Senate vote on President Obama's landmark health care law. Emails released last week by the State Department that were found on Mrs. Clinton's private server show that she was keenly ...