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  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:52 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:23:48 GMT
    As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.

    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.

  • GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

    GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:20:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:24:42 GMT
    A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions.
    A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions.
  • Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:07:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:29:07 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...

    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

  • Fighting the FluMore>>

  • How to fight the flu in your office

    How to fight the flu in your office

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 6:08 AM EST2018-02-07 11:08:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-14 14:39:47 GMT
    Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

  • Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

  • All natural flu and cold soothers

    All natural flu and cold soothers

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

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  • Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

    Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:14:53 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.
  • APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:01:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:14:40 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...(Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.
  • Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:51:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:14:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.
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