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New York Times

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department
New York Times
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated when the National Academies of Sciences released a statement to address the Interior Department's letter to halt its study of the potential health risks of mountaintop coal mining. The statement was ...
Trump administration halted a study of mountaintop coal mining's health effectsWashington Post
Trump administration halts study on coal mining's impact on healthRoanoke Times
Halt ordered on study of health threat from surface minesVirginian-Pilot
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Washington Post

It's time to talk about Trump's mental health
Washington Post
We don't know how to even begin inquiring into a president's mental health, so we rationalize aberrant behavior as being part of some subtle strategy. We say that Trump is cleverly playing to his base, or employing the “madman theory” of foreign ...

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PEOPLE.com

Jerry Lewis Died of Cardiac Disease After Decades of Health Struggles
PEOPLE.com
Jerry Lewis's death was caused by heart failure, the Clark County Nevada Coroner tells PEOPLE. Specifically, doctors attributed his death to “end stage cardiac disease due to peripheral vascular disease.” The legendary comedian died on Sunday ...

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New York Times

Getting People to Enroll in Health Plans While Trump Attacks Them ...
New York Times
“It's pretty powerful,” Sharon Barker, an enrollment counselor, said of the administration's frequent attacks on the Affordable Care Act, “and that's what we're up ...

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Metro US

Back to school health: college edition
Metro US
We asked Dr. John Steever, the director of special programs at Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, for some advice for students undergoing this exciting and ...



American Council on Science and Health

'At All Costs' Health Campaigns Undermine Women
American Council on Science and Health
With the recent doubling down of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) urging breastfeeding at all costs despite no country meeting their standards, has the latest reversal of the "normal birth" campaign in ...

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Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks
WebMD
MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After years of being told that sitting too much is deadly, a new study now suggests that being sedentary for long periods of time may not be an equal-opportunity health risk. For inactive middle-aged and older ...

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The Atlantic

Are You Sure You Want Single Payer?
The Atlantic
In June, the majority of Americans told Pew that the government has the responsibility to ensure health coverage for everyone, and 33 percent say this should take the form of a single government program. The majority of Democrats, in that poll ...
Bernie Sanders: Why Medicare-for-All Is Good for BusinessFortune

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US health chief lauds China for help with opioid control
ABC News
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price speaks during an event titled "The Next Pandemic" at the World Health Organization office in Beijing Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on ...

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NPR

Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children
NPR
Nationwide, federally-funded home visitors reached 160,000 parents and children in 2016, according to the Health Resources & Services Administration. Funding for the program is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts to reauthorize it.

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