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Los Angeles Times

Americans stick with health insurance despite Trump's push to dismantle Obamacare
Los Angeles Times
"Despite all the noise and despite the chain-rattling Republicans have done with their failed attempts at repeal, at the end of the day the number of uninsured has stayed flat," said health economist Gail Wilensky, a longtime GOP advisor. "That's good ...
The Health 202: Trump's moves haven't yet significantly decreased the number of people with health insuranceWashington Post
US clings to health coverage gains despite political dramaYahoo Finance

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The New Yorker

Automated Health Care Offers Freedom from Shame, But Is It What Patients Need?
The New Yorker
Human health-care providers spend an average of seven minutes with patients at discharge, Bickmore told me, but low-literacy patients need more like an hour. With the virtual nurse, his subjects could proceed at their own pace, digesting the ...



UN News

Poverty compounding health challenges for Palestine refugees – UN agency
UN News
Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and smoking-related ailments, account for the majority of the chronic health problems confronting Palestine refugees across the Middle East, a new report by the United Nations agency ...

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USA TODAY

Trump pledges to restrict federally funded health clinics from providing abortions
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Trump sought to rally conservatives ahead of this year's midterm elections with an address Tuesday focused on his administration's plan to restrict federally funded health clinics from providing abortions. Touting his ...

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Science News

What genetic tests from 23andMe, Veritas and Genos really told me about my health
Science News
As a molecular biology writer, I've been skeptical that the field of genetics is mature enough to accurately predict health (see related article). What finally motivated me to send away my DNA in the mail was the fact that companies are now offering ...



CNBC

Oscar Health has a vision of fairer pay for doctors and clearer pricing for patients
CNBC
Oscar Health wants you to know that disrupting health insurance won't happen overnight. But it will happen eventually. The start-up, which ranks No. 12 on the 2018 Disruptor 50 List and is now in its sixth year, believes it finally has the formula in ...



The Boston Globe

Vaping may pose a health risk — but many Mass. teens don't know that
The Boston Globe
The Massachusetts Health Council, concerned about the uptick in vaping among teenagers, interviewed young people in four area communities to learn more about the trend — and found that many were unaware that the products could pose any health risks.



WBUR

Why The Abortion Fight Is Becoming A Battle Over Health Information
WBUR
But it also raises the stakes for women, if the call to punish those who self-induce abortion grows louder. And it puts a sharp focus on why the battle over abortion increasingly is a battle over health information, because an informed woman can gain ...

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Wall Street Journal

TPG in Talks to Take Over Abraaj Group's $1 Billion Health-Care Fund
Wall Street Journal
Abraaj, founded in 2002 by deal maker Arif Naqvi, raised $1 billion in 2016 from more than 20 investors to help provide affordable health care to people in Africa and Asia. The health-care fund has invested in Indian hospitals, Kenyan clinics and a ...



Brainstorm Health: ADHD and Overdoses, Pfizer and the Drug Supply Chain, Geisinger DNA Testing
Fortune
The opioid crisis ravaging America has understandably become the biggest public health story of the past few years. But the specter of potential overmedication, and the consequences thereof, isn't limited to painkillers—as suggested by a new study ...

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