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UPDATE: Central Health board votes to give $6 million to Sendero Health Plans, sets conditions to keep it operational
MyStatesman.com
7:30 p.m. update: The Central Health board voted unanimously Saturday to allocate $6 million to Sendero Health Plans to keep it in operation for at least another year, but stipulated several conditions. The money will not be spent until CEO Mike ...
JUST IN: Under public pressure, Central Health votes to maintain its nonprofit health plan, overturning Sept. 12 ...Community Impact Newspaper

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New York Times

Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Could Prove Costly for Government
New York Times
The government had a clear obligation to reimburse insurers for assistance provided to low-income people under the Affordable Care Act, a federal judge says.

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Washington Post

India launches 'Modicare,' the world's biggest government health ...
Washington Post
NEW DELHI β€” Personalized letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcements from door-knocking health-care workers and lists pinned up at village ...

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The Seattle Times

Disaster response needed to bring homeless people inside, says King County health board
The Seattle Times
Eleven people, described as heterosexuals, drug users, and recently homeless, have now been diagnosed in sanctioned and unsanctioned encampments in North Seattle, Patty Hayes, director of Public Health – Seattle & King County, said at the board ...



NBCNews.com

Need answers on progressive plans for health care? This ...
NBCNews.com
More Democrats are backing single-payer health care and Rep. Pramila Jayapal is launching a PAC to back them up. She spoke to NBC News about her plan.

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State to review children mental health system
Sacramento Bee
The state has hired a private consulting firm to review how Maine provides mental health services to children after an advocacy group urged the state to improve such services. The Boston-based Public Consulting Group is working with the Maine ...

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Politico

Republicans cast opioid bill as their health care achievement - Politico
Politico
GOP incumbents in Kentucky, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania have run advertising recently focused on their efforts to bolster access to treatment.

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Gizmodo

World Health Organization Study Finds Alcohol Responsible for Five Percent of Deaths Worldwide
Gizmodo
β€œIn the last decade or so, there has been a steady reversal in thinking regarding the association of alcohol consumption with disease, specifically focused on challenging the preconception that moderate drinking has a net beneficial effect on health ...
Alcohol causes one in 20 deaths worldwide, warns World Health OrganisationThe Independent

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CBSSports.com

Calgary Flames prospect Tyler Parsons talks mental health: 'More people need to open up about it'
CBSSports.com
Flames prospect Tyler Parsons is trying to spread the message of mental health-care to the NHL. Last season, a wave of NBA players -- including Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan -- shared stories of their battles with anxiety and depression. Daniel Carcillo ...

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Fox News

West Nile virus cause of New Jersey man's death, health officials say
Fox News
A spokesperson for the New Jersey Department of Health confirmed the death to Fox News on Friday, noting his passing marked the state's first West Nile-related death this year. The man, identified by NJ.com as 62-year-old Fred Maikisch, was diagnosed ...
Health officials urge taking steps to prevent mosquito borne diseases after local deathWCYB

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