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Forbes

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming
Forbes
Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy ...

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Vox

The politics and policy of racism in American health care
Vox
Michigan legislators recently voted in favor of Senate Bill 897, a law that requires Medicaid beneficiaries to work at least 29 hours per week or risk losing their health insurance. Though the bill contained exemptions for a range of subgroups, its ...



NPR

Where You Live Affects Your Happiness And Health, But How Exactly?
NPR
Every year, Gallup and Sharecare rank U.S. cities for well-being, based on how residents feel about living in their communities, and their health, finances, social ties and sense of purpose. Perhaps unsurprisingly, places like Naples, Fla., and Boulder ...

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New York Times

Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump
New York Times
The Senate gave final passage on Wednesday to a comprehensive overhaul of the veterans health care system that had been a year in the making. The bill ultimately won the support of Republicans and most Democrats.CreditTom Brenner/The New York ...
Senate passes proposal to expand private health care for veteransCNN
Senate Approves Massive Overhaul of VA Health CareMilitary.com

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Washington Post

The Health 202: Democrats are no longer cheering Obamacare plans
Washington Post
Until Donald Trump was elected president 18 months ago, Democrats were quick to defend ACA insurance plans, praising their broad coverage and noting the wide availability of subsidies to lower costs for American seeking access to health coverage.
States Are Offering Relief From Rising Health Care Costs. Here's How Congress Can Help.Heritage.org

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Reuters

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health
Reuters
The latest study, released by PSC on Tuesday, found that a quarter of U.S. workers said financial worries caused them health problems. Forty percent said finances distracted them at work and 15 percent said these problems made them miss work, according ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Duluth's Essentia Health will build new St. Mary's hospital, clinic, outpatient center
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Duluth-based Essentia Health says it will build a new St. Mary's Medical Center, a clinic building and an outpatient surgery center as part of a plan called “Vision Northland,” which hospital officials say is the largest private development in Duluth's ...

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Today.com

Here are 3 ways to test your health at home
Today.com
If you're curious about your health, there are a few simple tests you can do at home. They're not a substitute for a physical with a doctor, but they can help you get a baseline of your overall health and wellness. Two of the tests don't require any ...



The Boston Globe

Steward Health Care exerted undue pressure to restrict referrals outside chain, suit says
The Boston Globe
A whistleblower lawsuit filed against Steward Health Care exposes a part of medicine largely hidden from patients: the behind-the-scenes pressure health care companies put on doctors to keep patient referrals in-house. Dr. Stephen Zappala, a longtime ...



WQAD.com

Judge rejects Illinois corrections' mental health plan
WQAD.com
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected the Illinois Department of Corrections' plan to address flaws in mental health care for 12,000 inmates. Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General Douglas Rees recommended a two-step plan to identify and ...


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