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2014/08/29 07:08
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You're looking at the biggest story involving the federal budget and a crucial one for the future of the American economy. Every year for the last six years in a row, the Congressional Budget Office...
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2014/08/29 05:02
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Advocates of the Affordable Care Act have long argued that extending medical coverage to millions of people would reduce their reliance on expensive emergency room care. That would save billions of...
2014/08/28 17:52
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Question: What factors determine your health? Your genes? Your level of education? Where you live? How much money you have? How you behave? How easy it is for you to see a good doctor? Answer: All of...
2014/08/26 17:45
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States that have legalized marijuana for medical use have lower rates of prescription painkiller overdose deaths than states that have not, new research suggests. In a study published Monday in the...
2014/08/26 13:25
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That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP leadership still in the "no expansion" column. The reason for...
2014/08/25 20:44
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NORTH COUNTY — Following are upcoming meeting schedules for local government agencies: The Carlsbad City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive. Agenda...
2014/08/25 17:50
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When it comes to residents without health insurance, Florida has hit a new low. Florida now leads the nation in turning down Medicaid funding from the federal government, reports the Robert Wood...
2014/08/24 08:37
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In the two years since they won control of state government, Republicans channeled their pent-up frustration under years of Democratic control of state government into major changes. Leaders pushed...
2014/08/23 05:24
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That was the main theme of Dr. John R. Lumpkin's morning lecture at Chautauqua Institution on Friday morning, the final 10:45 a.m. lecture of the 2014 season. Lumpkin, senior vice president for the...
2014/08/21 18:21
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In this Feb. 27, 2014 file photo first lady Michelle Obama and a young student show off their muscles as they eat healthy snacks during a visit to La Petite Academy in Bowie, Md., to encourage healthy...
2014/08/21 11:39
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In April, California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order asking residents to reduce their water consumption by 20 percent. That hasn't happened. Since then, the state's dry conditions have...
2014/08/20 16:51
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RALEIGH – The decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal money and...
2014/08/19 13:22
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Workers may see some shifts in the structure and servicing of their health care plans as companies try to keep a lid on rising costs. According to the corporate-backed National...
2014/08/19 10:22
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... The 2.2 million people who live in the state’s 60 rural counties are more likely to be sick and to lead shorter lives than their urban counterparts, but the health gap can be narrowed by focusing on...
2014/08/18 20:59
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory has named Mark Martin to replace Sarah Parker as chief justice on the state Supreme Court. The 51-year-old Martin faces Brunswick County Superior Court Judge Ola...
2014/08/18 19:13
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new report suggests the decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51...
2014/08/17 23:39
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If the goal of the Affordable Care Act was to promote insurance, the initial reports are mixed. More than 300,000 consumers who signed up on the exchanges still had, in July, delays based on...
2014/08/17 10:25
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Photo by Katherine Streeter for NPR The woman was sitting on a gurney in the emergency room, and I was facing her, typing. I had just written about her abdominal pain when she posed a question I'd...
2014/08/13 06:08
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Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal...
2014/08/13 02:35
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A fierce rash on the boy's flushed face was Tim Walker’s first clue his student was stressed. “I need my 75 minutes of recess,” the fifth-grader demanded. He knew the American teacher was fresh off...
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