Archive | December 2016

Job No. 1 for a New Congress? Undoing Obama’s Health Law

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On Washington: House Republicans Fret About Winning Their Health Care Suit

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Fighting For Real Hope In 2017

In the days after the election, I read (and re-read many times) a short but poignant essay in the New Yorker responding to Trump’s victory by one of my favorite authors, Junot Díaz. In it he wrote:

“But all the fighting in the world will not help us if we do not also hope. What I’m trying to cul…
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“Obamacare” — Three Keys for Improvement

How, then, do we get costs under control? I would propose the kind of plan that Dr. Ben Carson has championed – that we create Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for people from the day that they are born to the day that they die, at which time they can pass any money in their HSA on. We can pay…
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Asthma risk reduced by 29 percent for children born to mothers taking omega-3 supplements

A Danish study has recommended that expecting mothers take omega-3 fatty acid supplements to reduce the risk of their children becoming asthmatic.Researchers at the University of Copenhagen followed 700 women from the 24th week of pregnancy until their children were five years old.During the…
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Rural New Mexico exports mentoring model for physicians

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) – The heart of an unborn child beat strong and steady through an amplified monitor, as physician Leslie Hayes examined a pregnant 40-year-old who recently was weaned from heroin with help from anti-craving medication.Hayes and her colleagues treat more than 200 patients for…
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Soccer-Swansea need quick appointment, says caretaker Curtis

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) – Swansea City need to appoint a new manager soon to help their struggle against relegation, interim boss Alan Curtis said on Saturday as British media reported that Paul Clement will move from Bayern Munich to take over in the next 48 hours.A demoralising 3-0 home…
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