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Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on Health Care

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29
Secretary Clinton has a long list of tweaks and adjustments to fix current health care programs. Donald Trump's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and scale back Medicare could result in 20 million losing coverage.

App Helps Save Seattle Cardiac Patient

PERSONAL TECH | By Gene Johnson | Oct 23
If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it. And if 41 people within a 330-yard radius have a cellphone app alerting them to your distress, so much the better.

10 Foods to Avoid to Improve Your Health and Well-Being

If you want your health to improve and to feel better every day in the morning, you may need to start eliminating certain troublesome ingredients from your diet.

Changing the Way We Treat Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

HEALTH | By Deanna Jordan, Clinical Director, New Method Wellness | Oct 16
There are two fundamental reasons why LGBTQ substance abuse rates are so high: Cultural and political discrimination and lack of culturally sensitive treatment options.

Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

WHO Urges Countries to Raise Taxes on Sugary Drinks

CORPORATE | By Jamey Keaten | Oct 12
The World Health Organization, in a statement timed for World Obesity Day, said that the prevalence of obesity worldwide more than doubled between 1980 and 2014, when nearly 40 percent of people globally were overweight.

How Small Talk Contributes to Your Well-Being

HEALTH | Oct 10
In her Wall Street Journal article,"The Benefits of a Little Small Talk," contributing writer Jennifer Wallace explains how interactions with casual acquaintances can "contribute to day-to-day well-being."

Why Myopia Is on the Rise Around the World

A recent study predicted half the world's population will be nearsighted by 2050.

Many Doctors Not Using Site for Keeping Painkillers in Check

PERSONAL TECH | By Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 1
Ohio doctors are supposed check patients' prescription histories against a state website before recommending prescription painkillers, but an audit has found that some 12,000 physicians appear to be violating the policy.

Study Finds 20M Would Lose Health Coverage Under Trump Plan

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 26
A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

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