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How the Medicaid Expansion Could Impact Your State

It was a seemingly simple concept. The United States would inch closer to universal health care by expanding the Medicaid program to about 17 million low-income people. The federal government would pick up 100 percent of the ta...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Why Jan. 1 May Be Worst Day to Start Getting Fit

Guilt, crowds and the weather conspire to thwart your resolutions, but these expert tips can set you up for success By Debra Witt | December 10, 2012 There’s never a bad time to start getting fit — well, except maybe fo...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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What’s at Stake for Seniors as Supreme Court Weighs Health Reform?

If the Supreme Court strikes down the health law, 49 million Medicare beneficiaries could lose a variety of benefits that have already kicked in. They include: Prescription savings: Beneficiaries get discounts of 50 percent on...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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HIV/AIDS and the New Rules of 50-Plus Dating

Boomer women are at high risk — but few are taking the steps they need to avoid infection By Andrea King Collier | December 26, 2012 December was AIDS Awareness Month, a time to remind the country that, despite advancements i...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Air pollution ‘harmful for those with failing hearts’

9 July 2013 Last updated at 19:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Air pollution is harming people with weak hearts – even killing them, a big international study reveals. Experts estimate the toll in...
by Michael Cadenhead