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2014/04/16 19:16
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FILE - This April 2, 2014 file photo shows Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev.,...
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2014/04/16 08:31
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Pennsylvania is not the sunniest spot on the continent, as the weather this week yet again has confirmed. Even though that circumstance drives many people to acquire tans indoors, Pennsylvania's...
2014/04/16 06:35
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Tanning bed bill nears passage Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.Last Modified: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:06 a.m. BATON ROUGE - A bid to ban anyone under the age of 18 in Louisiana...
2014/04/16 03:39
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Promoting it as a health care and economic issue, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu pushed Tuesday for Louisiana voters to decide the fate of Medicaid expansion. “The governor has clearly put his political...
2014/04/15 08:31
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Richmond, Va. - Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a...
2014/04/14 00:54
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Never short of targets, the 13,000-member chamber this year is eyeing 26 bills that it contends would harm the job-creation climate and the ongoing economic recovery if passed by the Legislature and...
2014/04/13 16:22
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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., makes his way to the Senate floor for a vote on Monday, March 31, 2014.... The conservative South Carolinan previously voted for the nominee, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, when she...
2014/04/13 14:22
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Sen. Tim Scott declined to say that he will vote to confirm President Obama's nominee for health secretary Sunday morning, instead hinting that Republican senators will use the confirmation process to...
2014/04/12 00:42
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Would it worry you to know the fish on your plate isn’t what you think it is or where you think it’s from? Considering the U.S. imports 91% of its seafood in a system that makes it easy for...
2014/04/11 20:19
2014/04/11 20:19
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Katy Spangler, a former congressional health policy staffer, will join the American Benefits Council next month as its senior vice president of health policy, the Washington-based employer benefits...
2014/04/11 14:50
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Despite opposition from emergency physicians, the Senate Health committee approved a bill this week designed to curb emergency department costs. The Senate Committee on Health this week passed a bill...
2014/04/11 02:43
2014/04/11 02:43
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State senators revived a stalled proposal legalizing medical marijuana Thursday, in response to chiding from Gov. Mark Dayton that legislators were avoiding the controversial issue. “We had been...
2014/04/10 22:07
2014/04/10 22:07
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Medical marijuana has not yet been snuffed out in Minnesota. Sen. Scott Dibble, a Minneapolis Democrat, took up the gauntlet Gov. Mark Dayton threw down this week when he dared...
2014/04/10 17:43
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The proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota has new life in the state Senate, after Gov. Mark Dayton accused lawmakers of avoiding the issue. The Senate Health and Human Services...
2014/04/10 16:51
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Unemployment Extension Deal May Hinge on Job Training Compromise Related Links A potential agreement on a long-stalled House GOP proposal to streamline federal job training programs is emerging as a...
2014/04/10 12:51
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PERRY, N.C. – At age 58, Dick Hatch of Perry found himself laid off and in need of a job. Hatch is an attorney who applied for a position at a Raleigh company, and he said in spite of being qualified...
2014/04/10 03:05
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SACRAMENTO — Dr. Ashby Wolfe says she regularly counsels patients in her Oakland office on what she considers the extreme health risks of regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas...
2014/04/10 01:57
2014/04/10 01:57
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Here are five reasons why: First, the country already lacks enough primary-care physicians to meet our health care needs. The problem is especially dire in underserved communities, both rural and...
2014/04/09 20:43
2014/04/09 20:43
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Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford, speaks during a press conference on Autism Awareness Day at the Capitol last week. Despite the death of her autism bill on the last day of this year’s legislative...
2014/04/09 13:58
2014/04/09 13:58
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With California's financial outlook brightening, voter approval of Gov. Jerry Brown has climbed to a new high for his third term in office. A new Field Poll reveals that 59 percent of registered...
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