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Sign-ups show health law's staying power in Trump era
ABC News
The website is photographed in Washington on Dec. 15, 2017. A burst of sign-ups is punctuating the end of a tumultuous year for former President Barack Obama's health care law. Strong consumer interest around Friday's enrollment deadline ...
Health law sign-up deadline extended for some peopleKIRO Seattle
Tax bill kills health insurance mandate. Who will pay more?
Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline LoomsNew York Times

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California Warns About Cell Phone Exposure And Health Risks
Alice G. Walton , Contributor I cover health, medicine, psychology and neuroscience. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The connection between cell phone radiation and health risks is far from settled—but it's strong enough that ...
Don't keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warnsTechCrunch
Health department to you: Step away from your smartphoneKABC-TV
Put the phone down: US health officials warn of cancer & infertility riskRT
CBS San Francisco Bay Area -California Department of Public Health - State of California
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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment ...
More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination.

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Why is Facebook admitting that social networks can be bad for our health?
Facebook did something surprising: It admitted, in a corporate blog post yesterday, that using social media can leave people feeling crummy. Facebook, of course, has built a multi-billion dollar business on the back of the world's largest social ...
Facebook Affects Your Mental Health Differently Depending On How You Use It, According To The Social NetworkBustle
Facebook admits that social media can be bad for youBusiness Insider

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Toledo Blade

Renters often left in the dark about home lead levels, health risks
Toledo Blade
But records show that county health officials were first notified of lead hazards at the home in 2011, when a child living there was found to have blood lead levels high enough to trigger an investigation by the Cuyahoga County board of health ...

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Washington Post

Eating too much sugar can hurt your health, and for some it's actually addictive
Washington Post
Who hasn't been in a relationship we know is bad for us, but one we just can't quit? For many people, it's like that with sugar. Breaking up is hard to do. “People generally know that sugar isn't good, but they don't appreciate how powerfully negative ...

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Mental Health Agency Paying $7M to Settle Fraud Claims
U.S. News & World Report
One of Mississippi's regional mental health boards is paying nearly $7 million over claims that it bilked Medicaid for services to preschoolers that were either substandard or not provided at all. Dec. 16, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.. Mental Health Agency ...

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'Transgender,' 'Science-based' Now Reportedly Among Taboo Words at US Health Agency
Voice of America
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reportedly banning a list of seven words or phrases in official documents, sparking a flood of reaction on social media platforms. Policy analysts at the CDC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, were told about the list ...
Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'CNN
Seven forbidden words: Top US health agency told not to use fetus, transgender, moreMinneapolis Star Tribune
Planned Parenthood says Trump administration's 'disdain' for women's health is 'clearer than ever' after CDC ban on ...Washington Examiner
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The News Tribune

Getting bigger helps health-care companies but what about their patients?
The News Tribune
For production reasons, this column was written several days in advance, so in the gap between the typing and the publication (in print or online) it's likely we'll miss a few more health-care-industry deals, rumored, announced or completed. Not that ...

Business Insider

8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life
Business Insider
It is possible to overdo it on caffeine —many heavy coffee drinkers surpass the recommended limit of 400 mg of caffeine per day, and that can cause insomnia, restlessness, or a fast heartbeat, especially if consumed too fast. But most research on ...

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