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Heat-not-burn tobacco 'is a health risk'
BBC News
"Heat-not-burn" tobacco products are harmful to health even though they are safer than regular cigarettes, say UK experts. The advisory panel to the government said the devices produce "a number of compounds of concern", including some that can cause ...
'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisorsThe Guardian
Health warnings on cigarettes could deter young peopleCancer Research UK

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NPR

Will Congress Keep Children's Health Insurance Program Afloat ...
NPR
The federal funding of the program lapsed in September. States have been burning through leftover funds, or borrowing from other accounts, as they wait for Congress to act before the end of January.
Virginia warns 68000 families their children might lose health coverage Jan. 31Richmond.com
12 governors urge Congress to fund children's health programWRDW-TV
Reauthorizing the children's health program is a fiscally smart decisionThe Hill
PBS NewsHour -ABC News
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NPR

Native Americans Feel Invisible In US Health Care System
NPR
The life expectancy of Native Americans in some states is 20 years shorter than the national average. There are many reasons why. Among them, health programs for American Indians are chronically underfunded by Congress. And, about a quarter of Native ...

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CNNMoney

Jimmy Kimmel holds his baby son, post-heart surgery, in emotional health-care monologue
Washington Post
Jimmy Kimmel was absent from his ABC late-night show last week while his 8-month-old son, Billy, recovered from his second heart surgery. Ever since Billy was born with a heart defect and required immediate surgery, Kimmel has become an outspoken ...
Jimmy Kimmel brings out his son to talk about health careCNNMoney
Jimmy Kimmel brings out son Billy for a tearful health care pleaEW.com
Jimmy Kimmel Tackles Health Care with a Special Co-Host: His Son, BillyVanity Fair
HuffPost -Mother Jones
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Washington Post

The Health 202: Roy Moore is a nightmare for abortion foes
Washington Post
Groups like the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Society for Neuroscience are asking students and researchers to urge lawmakers against including those elements in a final tax bill. “By making advanced education less ...

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Forbes

WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD
Forbes
A World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, despite U.S. federal policy on this cannabinoid chemical. According to a preliminary WHO report published ...

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CNN

America's healthiest and least healthy states
CNN
Mississippi and Louisiana, ranked 49th and 50th, have major health challenges, according to the report, including a high prevalence of smoking, obesity and children in poverty. "We don't have a system with everybody in," said Dr. Georges Benjamin ...
These are the 10 unhealthiest states in the USBusiness Insider
How healthy is your state? The disparities are starkSTAT

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NPR

Deadline Is Friday For Most ACA Insurance Sign-Ups, With Important Exceptions
NPR
Open enrollment on the federal health law's marketplace — HealthCare.gov — ends Friday, and most people who want a plan for next year need to meet the deadline. But some consumers who miss the cutoff could be surprised to learn they have the ...
Health Insurers See Higher Prices And A Big Mess Ahead Without The Obamacare MandateHuffPost

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Washington Post

Trump reportedly drinks 12 cans of Diet Coke each day. Is that healthy?
Washington Post
But the effects of drinking diet soda have been long debated by experts, with some studies raising concerns about long-term health consequences. Experimental research on artificial sweeteners, like the ones found in diet soda, is inconclusive. The ...
A 12 Diet Cokes-a-day habit like Trump's is worth changingCNN

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News@Northeastern

Co-op in Puerto Rico expands student's interest in environmental health
News@Northeastern
Earlier this year, behavioral neuroscience major Alejandro Rovira returned home to his native Puerto Rico for a transformative co-op experience. He performed extensive hands-on research to understand environmental health factors that affect pregnant ...


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