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2 hrs ago | KFVS12

More than 10 million people gained coverage under Affordable Care Act

A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health Insurance

6 hrs ago | NWCN.com

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, HPV, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, insurance agent Jo Ann Charron, left, talks with her administrative assistant Enedelia Morales during a meeting about details on a clients' insurance coverage at the Benefits Dallas offices in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tax, Medicaid

7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'

This April 14, 2013 file photo shows Eric Clapton performing at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

10 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Cleanup of burned school involves asbestos

Mike Adair of Legacy Services Corp. will manage the project. He tells the St. Cloud Times that state regulators consider the entire site to be potentially contaminated due to asbestos.

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Related Topix: Mesothelioma

14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

The experimental shot is the most advanced candidate vaccine for malaria but results from previous trials have been disappointing.

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Related Topix: Malaria, Medicine

15 hrs ago | Clyde 2

Teen's 232 Teeth Chiselled Out In 7-Hour Op

A teenager in India has had 232 teeth removed from his mouth in what could be a record-breaking operation.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

EDGE

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS

4029TV.com

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

Tri-cityherald.com

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, try exercise

Acetaminophen, sold as Tylenol and Paracetamol, among other names, is recommended in numerous guidelines for back pain, mainly because it has few side effects; past studies have shown it works for other types of pain.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Pain, Back Pain

Sunherald.com

Health advocacy groups file lawsuit against state

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Tennessee Justice Center and the National Health Law Program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

NWCN.com

APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Medicaid, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

Manufacturing.net

Inspection Finds Issues At GSK Vaccine Plant

A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Canada, Food and Drug Administration

Merced Sun-Star

Nebraska researchers get $10M to study infections

Researcher Ken Bayles says his team is working to find ways to get rid of the staph infection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, that can form on medical devices before they are implanted in people.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Medical Center, MRSA, Merced, CA

The Macon Telegraph

E. coli sickens 2 dozen on Minnesota reservation

More than a handful of cases have been confirmed as E. coli. But environmental health supervisor April Bogard with the Minnesota Department of Health says the final numbers will fluctuate as health officials receive more lab results.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

Health officials in Ohio and West Virginia advised patients of Valley Pain Management in McMechen on Monday to be tested for blood-borne infections.

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Related Topix: McMechen, WV, Hepatitis

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CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Gay/Lesbian, Las Vegas, NV, Transgender

Click Orlando

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance

96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Obamacare Suffers Big Blow In Federal Court Ruling

In a big blow to the Obama administration, a federal court is striking down some subsidies in the healthcare reform law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance

Bellingham Herald

Marlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat

The owner of the nation's biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, also announced a new $1 billion share buyback program to be completed by the end of 2015 and narrowed its full-year earnings guidance.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Philip Morris USA, Smoking, Medicine

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