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CNN

5 ways the government shutdown could be bad for your health
CNN
The government plays an outsized role in protecting our public health. A little more than half of the employees at the Department of Health and Human Services -- 41,203 out of 82,148 -- would be furloughed, according to the department's 2017 ...
In The Event Of A Shutdown … How It Might Affect Your HealthKaiser Health News

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New York Times

What Is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?
New York Times
Q. What is the health and nutritional value of mushrooms? A. Mushrooms may lack the deep green or brilliant red hues consumers have come to associate with nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, but they are a “powerhouse of nutrition” and not a white ...



CNBC

Amazon just hired a top Seattle doctor who ran a network of health clinics
CNBC
Amazon didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. We tried to contact Levine through LinkedIn and haven't heard back. Last year, Amazon recruited health-technology expert Missy Krasner from Box. Krasner works on "special projects" at Amazon ...

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Washington Post

The nation's first Medicaid work rules loom, and many fear losing ...
Washington Post
Kentucky's governor foresees a more self-reliant state. But losing Medicaid, one woman says, is “not the way to get out of poverty.”
Cutting out the health care middle man: MS PulseJackson Clarion Ledger
Imposing Medicaid Work Requirements Would Be Bad for Children's Health TooCenter For American Progress
Understanding the Intersection of Medicaid and WorkKaiser Family Foundation
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Washington Post

HHS releases new rule on health workers' religious, moral objections
Washington Post
This post has been updated. Citing President Trump's “pro-life mission,” the Health and Human Services Department announced actions on Friday that are designed to roll back key health-care policies of the Obama administration. Roger Severino, director ...

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Politico

Sotomayor at work after health scare - POLITICO
Politico
Paramedics were called Friday morning to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's apartment, where she was treated for low blood sugar.

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Scientific American (blog)

Trump's New "Treatment Refusal" Rule Puts Discrimination Ahead of Patients' Health
Scientific American (blog)
When it comes to medical care, the needs and health of patients should always come first. But a new federal office and a new proposed regulation from the Trump Administration are trying to elevate the personal beliefs of providers above the command to ...

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas shooting report explores gunman's mental health
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The early-September stay was detailed in an extensive 81-page report released Friday by Metro. The report provided a comprehensive look at the events leading up the shooting and gave insight into Paddock's mental health. Paddock had no known mental ...

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Reuters

US health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection
Reuters
Federal law prohibits Medicaid or any other federal funding for abortion services. The move is the Trump administration's latest effort to roll back policies developed under former President Barack Obama. “You are watching a struggle over abortion ...
Trump HHS reverses Obama protections for medical providersNBCNews.com

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CNBC

The big bang is coming in health care, and it will spark the next industrial revolution
CNBC
Health care was one of the top sectors in 2017 investment inflows, at $4 billion, outpaced only by the internet, at $6.5 billion. The cost of sequencing a genome is under $1,000, down from $2 billion less than two decades ago; 1 billion people will ...


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