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Schumer, Gillibrand announce $64 million for state health centers, including north country clinics - WatertownDailyTimes.com


Schumer, Gillibrand announce $64 million for state health centers, including north country clinics
WatertownDailyTimes.com
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., announced more than $6.4 million in federal funding for exceptional community health centers statewide Thursday — including several north country clinics.

Health Buzz: Be Careful When You Groom Your Pubic Hair - U.S. News & World Report


Health Buzz: Be Careful When You Groom Your Pubic Hair
U.S. News & World Report
"Although most injuries reported were minor, this high rate of injury emphasizes the need for safer grooming practices," the study authors write. Getty Images. Pubic hair grooming is more hazardous than you might think: Apparently around a quarter of ...

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Why a pill with barely any health benefits could be the 'most important' new supplement in 20 years - Business Insider


Business Insider

Why a pill with barely any health benefits could be the 'most important' new supplement in 20 years
Business Insider
Probiotics — pricey supplements designed to support the trillions of bacteria blossoming in our guts — have become a big business, with a market that is projected to exceed $57 billion in the next five years. "Probiotics are probably the single most ...

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Column: The health insurance tax exemption makes care more affordable, not less - PBS NewsHour


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Column: The health insurance tax exemption makes care more affordable, not less
PBS NewsHour
Editor's note: In yesterday's Making Sen$e post on the health insurance tax exemption, conservative authors Yevgeniy Feyman and Charles Blahous put forward a familiar economic argument: that the exemption induces us, the people of the United States of ...

Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies - Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies
Ars Technica
Poor air quality is a tricky beast in public health, since it's not obvious when someone dies as a result of air pollution. The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution leads to around 7 million premature deaths globally each year—people ...

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Hawks land jersey sponsorship with Atlanta-based health company led by Dr. Oz - CBSSports.com


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Hawks land jersey sponsorship with Atlanta-based health company led by Dr. Oz
CBSSports.com
The Atlanta Hawks have landed a uniform sponsorship for the upcoming season with health and wellness engagement platform Sharecare that will place the company's logo on the left shoulder of the team jersey, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Sharecare and Hawks Launch Jersey Patch Partnership And Innovative Health Movement Hawks.com

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Ric Flair Is 'a Fighter' Amid Critical Health Battle: 'Let's Not Count Him Out One Second,' Says Friend - PEOPLE.com


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Ric Flair Is 'a Fighter' Amid Critical Health Battle: 'Let's Not Count Him Out One Second,' Says Friend
PEOPLE.com
Though Ric Flair remains in critical condition at an Atlanta-based hospital as he battles “multiple organ problems” following an emergency operation, a friend close to the wrestling legend tells PEOPLE fans should “not count him out” yet. Cameron “Cam” ...

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A New Study Says Heavy Drinking Has Become a 'Public Health Crisis' - New York Magazine


New York Magazine

A New Study Says Heavy Drinking Has Become a 'Public Health Crisis'
New York Magazine
According to new research published earlier this month in JAMA Psychiatry, a growing number of Americans are engaging in dangerous drinking behaviors — so many, in fact, that the study authors described their findings as “a public- health crisis.”.

White House: Government to make payments to health care insurers this month - Crain's Detroit Business


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White House: Government to make payments to health care insurers this month
Crain's Detroit Business
The government will make this month's payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday. Trump has repeatedly threatened to end the payments, ...
Trump to make August cost-sharing payments to health insurers Reuters
How Donald Trump Is Driving Up Health Insurance Premiums New York Times
WH: We'll Make August Health Care Payment to Insurers Newser

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth - NPR


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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth
NPR
The respondents, of whom nearly one-third had master's or doctoral degrees, were members of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the leading professional organization for nurses specializing in maternal and infant care.

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