HealthCare.gov problems throw state Obamacare programs a curveball
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Kevin Counihan, CEO of Connecticut's new Obamacare marketplace Access Health CT, said the HealthCare.gov problems have also impacted enrollment in his state. "There's clearly confusion in Connecticut," he said. While some consumers are confused …

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People with AIDS, cancer and other health issues share their stories
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At healthtalkonline.org, the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG) shares people's real-life experiences by video, audio and written postings covering over 75 subjects. Typically 40 to 50 people have been interviewed for each subject with key themes …

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Princeton's Slow-Moving Outbreak
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It reminds us that once, vaccine was the good guy: I refer you to Balto the dog, who is immortalized in Central Park for his role in curbing a diphtheria epidemic in Alaska early last century. (Note for the very …. He appeared normal to most (though …

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Deadly storms spawn more than 80 reports of tornadoes in Midwest
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Since 1986, there have been 194 tornado warnings issued in the month of November in Illinois: More than half of them, 101, were issued Sunday, according to the Chicago Weather Center. As crews fanned out from the National Weather Service to assess the …

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Life on the ledge for Schoolies fools
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SCHOOLIES MAYHEM HITS SURFERS PARADISE. GALLERY – SCHOOLIES ON THE GOLD COAST. AUTHORITIES WARN OF SCHOOLIES STD EPIDEMIC. Schoolies fools' life … "Police will continue their efforts to reduce the high risk behaviour of balcony hopping and are …

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Yet Another Study Links Soda to Yet Another Health Problem
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This isn't earth-shattering—soda has been linked to kidney disease before. And of course, that's not the only serious health problem researchers have tied soda to. There's the elevated risk for heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and type 2 …

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