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Los Angeles Times

LA warns homebuilders, but not residents, of traffic pollution health risks
Los Angeles Times
For five years, Los Angeles has been issuing health advisories to housing developers, warning of the dangers of building near freeways. But when the city moved to alert residents as well, officials rejected it. Planning commissioners axed a provision ...



Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis
ABC News
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Don't make things worse. That's the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald ...

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HuffPost

New Bill Would Require Donald Trump To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation
HuffPost
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam to determine if he is stable enough to stay in office. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced the bill on Friday ...

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Reuters

Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service
ABC News
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015 file photo, professor Stephen Hawking listens to a news conference in London. Noted physicist Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for what he described as the selective use of scientific studies to support ...
Scientist Hawking blames UK government for health service 'crisis'Reuters
Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHSBBC News

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The Saratogian

John Ostwald's Then & Now: What's better for your health?
The Saratogian
I walked with a group of patients and some health care professionals a few weeks ago. I spoke with members of the group and enjoyed the camaraderie. The description of this activity appeared in the St. Peter's Health Partners electronic newsletter last ...

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Ames Tribune

Health care repeal in Iowa: By the numbers
Ames Tribune
Sarah Ashby, a 25-year-old Iowa State University student, is still on her parents' healthcare plan under the Affordable Care Act. Ashby receives prescription drugs and therapy to treat mental illness and says if the ACA, commonly called Obamacare, ...
Republicans Face Looming Deadline on Health LawWall Street Journal (subscription)
Another View: Trump should not try to sabotage health systemPress Herald

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The Courier

Weekend: Mental Health Moment
The Courier
Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have conducted a widespread Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study). Many researchers now connect higher ACE scores to a host of issues from adoption of health risk ...



The State Journal-Register

United Way: Community health centers provide quality, affordable care
The State Journal-Register
As National Health Center Week comes to a close across the country, community health centers in our state and this community have much to celebrate. Health centers, such as Central Counties Health Centers, Inc., provide access to quality, affordable ...

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STLtoday.com

Rural hospitals' financial health is under state auditor's lens
STLtoday.com
Missouri state auditor Nicole Galloway explains why she has launched a special task force to monitor the financial health of Missouri's rural hospitals during an interview withe business reporter Samantha Liss on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at the Post ...



Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Mendocino County revives sales tax measure to fund mental health services
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
What do you do when you or a loved one faces a mental health crisis? Have you or a loved one sat in a hospital bed waiting to be transferred to an out-of-county psychiatric hospital or other mental health facility? Have you or a loved one received ...

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