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New York Times

Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline Looms
New York Times
WASHINGTON — More than one million people signed up last week for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, pushing the total in the federal marketplace to nearly 4.7 million, the Trump administration said Wednesday, days before the annual ...
Enrollment in ACA health plans up from same time last year, but sign-up chance dwindlingWashington Post
Why Do So Many People Hate Obamacare So Much? : Shots ... - NPRNPR
Insurer Participation on ACA Marketplaces, 2014-2018Kaiser Family Foundation
Health Reform: Beyond the Basics -CMS.gov
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WGRZ-TV

Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert
WGRZ-TV
Public health officials this week urged New Yorkers to get vaccinated to combat the virus, which has arrived early to North America this year. "Vaccination is the best way to protect against influenza, and is especially important for health care ...
Flu now prevalent in NY; Unvaccinated health care workers must wear face masksNewYorkUpstate.com

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Voice of America

Half of World's People Can't get Basic Health Services: WHO
Voice of America
At least half the world's population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Some 800 million ...
World Bank plans to name and shame countries on health spendingFinancial Times

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Sun Sentinel

Broward Health indictments could disrupt CEO search
Sun Sentinel
“The people in the northern part of the county deserve high-quality health care. If they're going to get it from the North Broward Hospital District, it needs to be in an open and transparent manner.” Former Broward Health board member Maureen Canada ...
5 Broward Health leaders indicted on criminal charges: 7 things to knowBecker's Hospital Review

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The Atlantic

The First Major Evidence That Fracking Harms Human Health
The Atlantic
The research, published Wednesday in Science Advances, is the largest study ever conducted on fracking's health effects. “I think this is the most convincing evidence that fracking has a causal effect on local residents,” said Janet Currie, an ...
Fracking Linked to Negative Health Effects in Infants, Study SaysTIME
Babies born to moms who lived near fracking wells faced host of health risks, study suggestsLos Angeles Times
Hydraulic fracturing negatively impacts infant healthPhys.Org
UChicago News -The Independent
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UN News Centre

World Bank and WHO: Half the world lacks access to essential health services, 100 million still pushed into extreme ...
World Health Organization
"It is completely unacceptable that half the world still lacks coverage for the most essential health services," said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO. "And it is unnecessary. A solution exists: universal health coverage (UHC ...
Half the world lacks access to essential health services – UN-backed reportUN News Centre

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CBS News

5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger
CBS News
HARTFORD, Conn. — Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who carried out the ...

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NPR

Our 10 Most Popular Global Health And Development Stories Of ...
NPR
From the 455 global health and development stories we posted on our blog in 2017, here are the top 10, ranked by pageviews.

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CNN

Virtual reality has some very real health dangers - CNN - CNN.com
CNN
Before you or your children wear out your shiny new VR gadgets, be sure you're fully aware of the potential health risks of this exciting technology.

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Kaiser Health News

Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds
Kaiser Health News
“We are taking it very seriously,” Ramirez, who works as a welder, said in Spanish. But, he added, “it's very difficult to explain to [our children] the reality of what could happen.” Immigrant families like Ramirez's are living with heightened fear ...

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