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Native Americans Feel Invisible In US Health Care System
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The life expectancy of Native Americans in some states is 20 years shorter than the national average. There are many reasons why. Among them, health programs for American Indians are chronically underfunded by Congress. And, about a quarter of Native ...

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Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program
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In contrast, her young children — 2-year-old Nonnie and his big sister Rose — are covered right now through the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, a federal-state program that was created two decades ago to ensure that kids whose parents ...
Texas families distraught about losing children's health care if Congress doesn't fund CHIPDallas News (blog)
Funding for children's health insurance at riskPBS NewsHour

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Jimmy Kimmel holds his baby son, post-heart surgery, in emotional health-care monologue
Washington Post
Jimmy Kimmel was absent from his ABC late-night show last week while his 8-month-old son, Billy, recovered from his second heart surgery. Ever since Billy was born with a heart defect and required immediate surgery, Kimmel has become an outspoken ...
Jimmy Kimmel brings out his son to talk about health careCNNMoney
Jimmy Kimmel Makes Another Emotional Plea For Children's Health CareHuffPost
Emotional Jimmy Kimmel: "Disgusting" that Congress puts rich ahead of kids' healthCBS News
New York Daily News -ABC News -UPROXX
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Forbes

WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD
Forbes
A World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes or recreational potential but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, despite U.S. federal policy on the cannabinoid chemical. According to a ...

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Quartz

A health journal estimates India underreported almost 15 million abortions in a year
Quartz
A study published this week (pdf) in The Lancet Global Health journal estimates that 15.6 million abortions occurred in the country in 2015, significantly higher than the 701,415 recorded by the ministry of health and family welfare for 2014-2015 ...

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Health News Briefs
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MIDDLETOWN – Orange Regional Medical Center is offering a free Perinatal Bereavement Support Group to the community the first and third Wednesday of each month from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Orange Regional Medical Center Community Health Education Center ...



Top Stories: Alabama Senate Election; Native Americans' Views On Health Care
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New York Times

How Loneliness Affects Our Health
New York Times
The potentially harmful effects of loneliness and social isolation on health and longevity, especially among older adults, are well established. For example, in 2013 I reported on research finding that loneliness can impair health by raising levels of ...



Danbury News Times

Health donors honored
Danbury News Times
RIDGEFIELD — Western Connecticut Health Network, which includes Danbury Hospital, recognized three donors Monday night who have endowed chairs in research and in palliative care. Dr. Robert Bedoukian, a founding member of the network's Biomedical ...



The New Yorker

Ophelia Dahl's National Health Service
The New Yorker
Recently, Ophelia Dahl was in Rwanda, speaking to a group of graduate students at the University of Global Health Equity, which was opened in 2015 by Partners in Health, an aid organization that Dahl co-founded when she was very young. “For the first ...


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