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Air Force Times
Veterans Choice program hurting some vets' credit scoresSome veterans are seeing their credit ruined by using the Veterans Choice healt
Veterans Choice program hurting some vets' credit scores
Air Force Times / Posted 38 minutes ago
Some veterans are seeing their credit ruined by using the Veterans Choice health program because the Veterans Affairs Department is not reimbursing participating physicians promptly, forcing them to bill their veteran patients who often can’t... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Will HealthCare.gov Get A California-Style Makeover?When 28-year-old Charis Hill discovered that the cost of medication to treat he
Will HealthCare.gov Get A California-Style Makeover?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 51 minutes ago
When 28-year-old Charis Hill discovered that the cost of medication to treat her degenerative arthritis had risen to $2,000 a month, she chose to be in pain instead. "I felt like an invalid," said Hill, who lives in Sacramento and at the time had... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco salesSeeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smok
Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 hours ago
Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 and to ban smoking in local apartment buildings and condominium complexes. The two... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Assemblyman Cusick's 2016 focus: Heroin, school tax creditstate Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) in 2012 and created a system in which
Assemblyman Cusick's 2016 focus: Heroin, school tax credit
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 hours ago
state Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) in 2012 and created a system in which doctors can check whether patients have had access to opioids and may be abusing them. But it was only two months ago that New York finally joined 39 other states in... Read more
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Philly.com
Black U.S. lawmakers group endorses Clinton White House bid"Mrs Clinton has demonstrated her leadership skills. She has labored in various
Black U.S. lawmakers group endorses Clinton White House bid
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
"Mrs Clinton has demonstrated her leadership skills. She has labored in various capacities all of her adult life and now she is ready to serve our country by occupying the highest office in our country," said U.S. Representative G.K.... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PhilHealth 6 intensifies info, education activitiesTHE PHILIPPINE Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) Regional Office 6 intensifie
PhilHealth 6 intensifies info, education activities
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 hours ago
THE PHILIPPINE Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) Regional Office 6 intensified its Information, Education Communication (IEC) activities and other advocacies specifically targeting poor Ilonggos. The IEC activities which include Alaga Ka or Alamin... Read more
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New Kerala
Wipro to acquire US-based HealthPlan Servicesand business process services company today announced that it has signed a defi
Wipro to acquire US-based HealthPlan Services
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
and business process services company today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the U.S.-based HealthPlan Services from Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their livesIndigenous girls are more likely to suffer from inadequate social support, on r
The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their lives
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Indigenous girls are more likely to suffer from inadequate social support, on reserve or off. For example, infrequent or costly bus service to remote communities leaves some with little choice but to hitchhike for school, services, social visits or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Warns Illicit Drugs Impede Sustainable Development, Calls for Every Solution to Be WeighedIllicit drugs promote violence, impede sustainable development, endanger commun
Ban Warns Illicit Drugs Impede Sustainable Development, Calls for Every Solution to Be Weighed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Illicit drugs promote violence, impede sustainable development, endanger communities and undermine people's health, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today, calling on the global community to weigh every option available to confront... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterSeveral county offices moving to new location The recently reno
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
By Staff WriterSeveral county offices moving to new location The recently renovated World War I-era building at 1180 S. Main St. was once part of the Firestone tire and rubber manufacturing campus, and up until a few years ago, the building... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gender and HIV/Aids Issues Need Not Be ForgottenFor about half a century millions had breathed their last because of HIV/AIDS.
Gender and HIV/Aids Issues Need Not Be Forgotten
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
For about half a century millions had breathed their last because of HIV/AIDS. As a staple point of discourse, it was one of the biggest agenda of every community for many years. Many media outlets had been giving it ample coverage and space as it... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAlcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Chu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Former Governor Beshear launching a campaign to keep Kentucky's health care exchangeLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former Governor Steve Beshear is launching a campaign
Former Governor Beshear launching a campaign to keep Kentucky's health care exchange
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former Governor Steve Beshear is launching a campaign to keep the Kentucky health care plan he championed. Beshear is scheduled to announce a public education and advocacy campaign in Louisville Thursday morning. The "Save... Read more
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The Advocate
Every LGBT Taxpayer Needs to Read Thisthere’s nothing special LGBTQ people need to know about taxes, right? Wrong. Ve
Every LGBT Taxpayer Needs to Read This
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
there’s nothing special LGBTQ people need to know about taxes, right? Wrong. Very wrong. The secret is that a big piece of the tax code was built to help you. To help all of us, including LGBTQ taxpayers — really! The tax code is where many of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canada's most vulnerable women their livesIndigenous girls are more likely to suffer from inadequate social support, on r
The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canada's most vulnerable women their lives
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Indigenous girls are more likely to suffer from inadequate social support, on reserve or off. For example, infrequent or costly bus service to remote communities leaves some with little choice but to hitchhike for school, services, social visits or... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kristin Boggs, newly appointed to Ohio House, looks to continue family traditionover the other incoming freshmen next January. The Columbus Democrat will have
Kristin Boggs, newly appointed to Ohio House, looks to continue family tradition
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
over the other incoming freshmen next January. The Columbus Democrat will have had a year to get settled with the workings of the legislature before the two-year budget is introduced in early 2017 — which, in itself, is a major learning... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Changing the world one role at a timeSex Discrimination Commissioner in September, but her drive to make a differenc
Changing the world one role at a time
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
Sex Discrimination Commissioner in September, but her drive to make a difference has not diminished. “I'M sick and tired of incompetent vaginas being promoted around this place.” This comment is in an email that Elizabeth Broderick, Australia’s... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Bill blocking public funding of Planned Parenthood approvedBy MARC KOVACReview Capital Bureau Published: February 11, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMB
Bill blocking public funding of Planned Parenthood approved
The Alliance Review / Posted 12 hours ago
By MARC KOVACReview Capital Bureau Published: February 11, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMBUS -- The Ohio House gave final approval Wednesday to legislation blocking public funding of Planned Parenthood,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Owners profit handsomely even as nursing homes are beset with health and safety woesBraemoor Health Center is a modest nursing home in Brockton, licensed to care f
Owners profit handsomely even as nursing homes are beset with health and safety woes
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
Braemoor Health Center is a modest nursing home in Brockton, licensed to care for 120 residents. But Larry Lipschutz, who owns the property, was able to wring $1.8 million in pay out of it last year, according to state records. His son, Avi “Zisha”... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park: There With Care partners with hospitals to assist families who have children in chronic careBy Kevin Kelly Daily News Staff Writer MENLO PARK -- Call it the little chari
Menlo Park: There With Care partners with hospitals to assist families who have children in chronic care
The Mercury News / Posted 13 hours ago
By Kevin Kelly Daily News Staff Writer MENLO PARK -- Call it the little charity that could. There With Care, which supports families who have children undergoing treatment for critical illnesses and other chronic issues, may be short on funding... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Health Monitor Network, ProHEALTH partner to enhance healthcare experience of patientsHealth Monitor Network, the leading patient-engagement company, and ProHEALTH C
Health Monitor Network, ProHEALTH partner to enhance healthcare experience of patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 hours ago
Health Monitor Network, the leading patient-engagement company, and ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP, one of the largest integrated physician group practices in the New York metropolitan area, have announced an exclusive partnership designed to enhance... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio House passes bill to defund Planned ParenthoodCOLUMBUS The Ohio House gave final approval Wednesday to legislation blocking
Ohio House passes bill to defund Planned Parenthood
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 14 hours ago
COLUMBUS The Ohio House gave final approval Wednesday to legislation blocking public funding of Planned Parenthood, over objections from Democrats and women’s health advocates. The final vote was 59-32, with HB 294 heading to Gov. John Kasich’s... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Involuntary treatment proposal divides doctors and patientsThe Department of Mental Health took public input for 90 minutes Tuesday on a p
Involuntary treatment proposal divides doctors and patients
Bennington Banner / Posted 18 hours ago
The Department of Mental Health took public input for 90 minutes Tuesday on a proposal that would dramatically change the way people behaving psychotically are forced to have medical treatment in Vermont. Frank Reed, the commissioner of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
John Kasich Will Sign Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood In His StateWASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who has positioned himself as one of the m
John Kasich Will Sign Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood In His State
The Huffington Post / Posted 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who has positioned himself as one of the more moderate Republican presidential contenders, plans to sign a bill that strips government funding from Planned Parenthood clinics in his state, his spokesman told... Read more
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Roll Call
Amid Testimonials, Biden Tamps Down 'Moonshot' Expectations - Newsabout his cancer “moonshot” program. (Photo by John T. Bennett/CQ Roll Call) D
Amid Testimonials, Biden Tamps Down 'Moonshot' Expectations - News
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
about his cancer “moonshot” program. (Photo by John T. Bennett/CQ Roll Call) DURHAM, N.C. — Phyllis Coley spoke softly as she talked about a good friend who died of cancer in January. But her voice grew louder and more forceful when she... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislatorssome former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wedn
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 22 hours ago
some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less combative. But as the state enters its eighth month without a budget,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven shuts downcomes at the same time Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven closes its doors. So
Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven shuts down
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 22 hours ago
comes at the same time Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven closes its doors. Some see it as a victory. The nonprofit claims it closed because financially it made sense. Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven merged its employees with the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
My College Professor Won The New Hampshire Primary2016-02-10Fond memories of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders as a college...
My College Professor Won The New Hampshire Primary
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 hours ago
2016-02-10Fond memories of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders as a college... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Massive Free Medical Clinic for Underserved Returning To Dallas​DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A one-day, free health clinic will be held Saturday, Apr
Massive Free Medical Clinic for Underserved Returning To Dallas
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 23 hours ago
​DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A one-day, free health clinic will be held Saturday, April 9, in Dallas to provide much-needed care to people with limited or no access to health care. ​“Access to affordable health care is still a major issue for many people... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Letter Reveals Drug Courts Lobbied Against Key Addiction TreatmentWASHINGTON -- The head of a nonprofit organization that represents drug courts
Letter Reveals Drug Courts Lobbied Against Key Addiction Treatment
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- The head of a nonprofit organization that represents drug courts lobbied the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services against increasing access to a key addiction treatment. In an Aug. 19, 2014, letter obtained by The Huffington... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snyder budget tackles urgencies: Flint water, Detroit schoolsLANSING — Michigan faces two unique challenges -- the Flint public health crisi
Snyder budget tackles urgencies: Flint water, Detroit schools
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
LANSING — Michigan faces two unique challenges -- the Flint public health crisis and the financial meltdown at Detroit Public Schools -- that require immediate attention in the 2016-17 state budget, Gov. Rick Snyder said in a presentation to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Dear John Kasich, Hugs Will Not Solve American Families' Problemswho must be physically present to do her job. It's also unclear how a women tel
Dear John Kasich, Hugs Will Not Solve American Families' Problems
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
who must be physically present to do her job. It's also unclear how a women telecommuting to work could compete in terms of pay with a man who is present in the office all day -- and not, presumably, looking after a child or doing the wash. To... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lowsis in trouble after the New Hampshire primary and he plans a return to New Jers
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lows
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
is in trouble after the New Hampshire primary and he plans a return to New Jersey. Here is a look at the highs and lows of Christie’s public life in politics: OPERATION BID RIG: Chris Christie makes his first big splash as U.S. Attorney for New... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Food security9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national
Agenda of the next president: Food security
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the country’s next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bwari Community Where Pupils Sit On StonesPiko is an agrarian village in Bwari Area Council. It is one of many communitie
Bwari Community Where Pupils Sit On Stones
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Piko is an agrarian village in Bwari Area Council. It is one of many communities in Abuja that lack basic social amenities. The borehole in the community has been vandalised, with the engine stolen. Also, pupils in the dilapidated primary school sit... Read more
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Al.com
What's the next step for Alabama's health care reform?By Nathan Nascimento, Nathan Nascimento is director of state initiatives at Fre
What's the next step for Alabama's health care reform?
Al.com / Posted yesterday
By Nathan Nascimento, Nathan Nascimento is director of state initiatives at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Many Alabamans rightly blame Washington, D.C. for rising costs and fewer choices in health care. But outdated state laws and regulations... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Dear Johnhow amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease—has
Dear John
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease—has made his breathing labored and robbed him of his speech and strength. Compared to photos of Knudsen snapped several years ago when he worked as a bush pilot/state... Read more
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Asian journal
What is the true picture of poverty in our country? ACCORDING to the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) the incidence of pover
What is the true picture of poverty in our country? 
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
ACCORDING to the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) the incidence of poverty in the Philippines in 2014 was 25.8 percent. This includes individuals earning less than P1,755 a month or a family of five earning less than P8,778 a month. This begs... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Local business briefsCurves to celebrate anniversary Curves of Bluffton will celebrate 14 years in
Local business briefs
Bluffton Today / Posted yesterday
Curves to celebrate anniversary Curves of Bluffton will celebrate 14 years in business with a party from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Curves opened in Bluffton on Dr. Mellichamp Drive in January 2002 and moved to its current location on Red Cedar... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Two Summit County entrepreneurs honored for creativity, leadershipTown Business Women’s Awards. The award’s inaugural year brought in several ap
Two Summit County entrepreneurs honored for creativity, leadership
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
Town Business Women’s Awards. The award’s inaugural year brought in several applicants from across western Colorado, five of who will receive awards this spring. Lindsay Stapay, director of the Northwest Colorado Small Business Development... Read more
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News Mail
Warnings against further isolating MedicareOUTSOURCING elements of Medicare is not going to fix the fundamental issue that
Warnings against further isolating Medicare
News Mail / Posted yesterday
OUTSOURCING elements of Medicare is not going to fix the fundamental issue that the government systems in place to facilitate aged care access and operations are not user friendly and do not integrate, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Doctor shortage leads to high demand for PAsThe Piedmont is feeling the pinch of a national doctor shortage. More people g
Doctor shortage leads to high demand for PAs
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
The Piedmont is feeling the pinch of a national doctor shortage. More people gaining access to health coverage is putting an overwhelming strain on physicians to keep up with the demand. In the middle of this crisis, physician assistants find... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Privatising Medicare payments is a distraction from real reform Would the privatisation of the Medicare payments system save money? It's not
Privatising Medicare payments is a distraction from real reform
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Would the privatisation of the Medicare payments system save money? It's not impossible, but we have good reason to be sceptical, writes Warwick Smith. The West Australian newspaper... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Affordable Care Act health insurance provider continues growth in WallingfordWALLINGFORD – Ken Lalime carries a photo of HealthyCT’s earliest days in 2012 –
Affordable Care Act health insurance provider continues growth in Wallingford
The Record-Journal / Posted yesterday
WALLINGFORD – Ken Lalime carries a photo of HealthyCT’s earliest days in 2012 – a barren office with a folding chair he grabbed from his garage, a table from Costco, and a landline phone. HealthyCT was given a $75.8 million loan from the federal... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Full text: B.C.'s latest Speech from the ThroneMembers of the Legislative Assembly, and fellow British Columbians. It is a pl
Full text: B.C.'s latest Speech from the Throne
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Members of the Legislative Assembly, and fellow British Columbians. It is a pleasure and privilege to serve the people of British Columbia – and to welcome you back to the people’s house. I would like to acknowledge the wisdom, culture, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Elizabeth Downey: Congress should not change Medicare Part D pricing decisionsMore than 1 million Pennsylvania residents rely on Medicare's drug benefit to a
Elizabeth Downey: Congress should not change Medicare Part D pricing decisions
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
More than 1 million Pennsylvania residents rely on Medicare's drug benefit to access the medicines they need. Created with bipartisan support in 2003, the Part D drug benefit is tremendously successful, with a competitive structure that keeps prices... Read more
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Accounting Today
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer RegulationThe Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a numb
Obama Budget Includes Tax Increases and Tax Preparer Regulation
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
The Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget containing a number of tax increases on high-income taxpayers, oil and foreign income, along with tax breaks for the middle class and small businesses, plus a provision giving the Treasury... Read more
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Lowell Sun
School officials disagree with Baker's approach to education By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- Local school officials dire
School officials disagree with Baker's approach to education
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- Local school officials directly challenged Gov. Charlie Baker's commitment to traditional public education on Tuesday, confronting him... Read more
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The Herald News
School officials tell Gov. Baker they're disappointed in education approach Local school officials directly challenged Gov. Charlie Baker's commitment to
School officials tell Gov. Baker they're disappointed in education approach
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Local school officials directly challenged Gov. Charlie Baker's commitment to traditional public education on Tuesday, confronting him over his administration's focus on... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Nascimento: Mississippi's next health care reformMany Mississippians rightly blame Washington, D.C., for rising costs and fewer
Nascimento: Mississippi's next health care reform
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Many Mississippians rightly blame Washington, D.C., for rising costs and fewer choices in health care. But outdated state laws and regulations also contribute to this troubling trend, including Mississippi’s decades-old certificate of need laws.... Read more
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