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Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

21 hours agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Senate Republican leaders released their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, even as enough senators to block it declared their opposition.

Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes

10 minutes agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bills, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes. Cutbacks to the program may limit their care.

‘Home is where you feel safe. And I don’t feel safe in my flat any more’

Residents who fled the Grenfell Tower area describe memories that haunt them – and fears that the real toll may never be known Thomassina Hessel used to love the view from her studio flat on the Lancaster West estate – of gardens set against the backdrop of Grenfell Tower. Show More Summary

At Nursing Homes, Medicaid Cuts Would Reach Even the Upper Middle Class

54 minutes agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bill, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, some of whom do not know they are on it.

Naturi Naughton is Stylishly Cruising Into The Homestretch

POWER’s Naturi Naughton has been looking fabulous while promoting this Sunday, June 25th premier of the 4th season of her hit Starz show. And in a recent interview with Monarch magazine, the first-time mom-to-be express s excitement about welcoming her first child in July. “I’m a little past half. I’m in the last stretch of... Read More »

Germany's Merck gets EU backing for oral MS drug

(This June 23 story corrects second paragraph to show that the recommendation is to approve the relapsing forms, not the relapsing-remitting form of MS.)

Opinion: Men Can Be So Hormonal

High levels of testosterone can make them overconfident, even when they’re wrong.

Instagram of the Day: 1000 Stroller Miles (and an injury)

I posted this on Instagram on Thursday: Caption: On my stroller run with the boys this morning, I realized I was probably close to 1,000 "stroller miles." I looked it up when we got home: I've logged 1,021 miles of running with the single or double stroller (that's over 22% of all running miles since Henry was born). Show More Summary

Camden officials evacuate residents from fire-trap tower blocks

Residents in properties with the same cladding at Grenfell Tower are being told to leave their homes so the work can take place. Some are refusing to go Ever since the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire less than five miles away, Artan...Show More Summary

A health issue, not a crime: it's time to scrap outdated abortion laws | Caroline de Costa, Heather Douglas

Archaic abortion laws are still oppressing women in Australia. We should finally step up to medical developments and social expectations On Wednesday the Queensland law reform commission (QLRC) received a reference to consider how Queensland should amend laws relating to termination of pregnancy and remove abortion offences from the criminal code. Show More Summary

2017 Students with Diabetes Conference

By Sarah MacLeod It’s been several years since I’ve been able to consider myself a full-time student, however, when I saw the opportunity to attend a conference designed for young adults ages 18-30, I couldn’t pass up the chance to participate. I’d like to extend my overwhelming gratitude to both the DiabetesSisters and Dexcom One […]

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. According to the Division...Show More Summary

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory and Protects Brain Against Alzheimer's

Researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin olive oil protects memory and learning ability and reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and tau tangles in the brain -- classic markers of Alzheimer's disease. The Mediterranean...Show More Summary

Facing my fears….trusting God’s timing

Before starting my hike on the AT, I thought my greatest fear was “being abandoned” or “being alone”…especially in the woods….in the dark with roaches and spiders…away from civilization. I found out that the trail was NOT a lonely place...Show More Summary

More playtime with dad linked to lower obesity risk for young kids

3 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

With each additional task fathers took on, odds of obesity were lower, study found.

A doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she's been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say

3 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Investigators said either Regan Nichols didn't know the potential effects of the drugs she was prescribing — or didn't care.

8 Ways to Ask Questions and Improve Your Relationships

Knowing how to ask the right questions is a fundamental skill to relationship-building. Based on new research, these 8 tips will help you get the answers you need.

Get Off the Treadmill! This 30-Minute Gym Sesh Actually Sculpts Your Butt

The treadmill is great and all, but if you really want to work that booty, the incline isn't gonna cut it. Let's maximize your gym time AND your backside with this 28-minute StairMaster routine from a personal trainer at Crunch Gym in San Francisco, Shannon McCourt. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Histoplasmosis: Causes, risk factors, and treatment

Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection with a variety of flu-like symptoms. Although it is not contagious, it can cause chronic complications. Learn more.

A Workout to Help You Build Strong and Shapely Legs

Grab your short shorts, your Daisy Dukes, your hot pants - whatever you choose to call them. You're going to want to show off your shapely gams after doing this workout. Each of these four exercises tones a different part of your legs, making this workout quick and efficient. Show More Summary

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