• House GOP Tweaks Health Care Bill with Eye to Helping Seniors
House GOP Tweaks Health Care Bill with Eye to Helping Seniors

Under the GOP plan, older people who are not yet eligible for Medicare stand to be the biggest losers. As House Republicans prepare this week to vote on the American Health Care Act ― the legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act ― congressional leadership is doing what leadership often does when scrambling to secure votes: offering l...

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  • Reed agrees Republican health plan would cover fewer people
Reed agrees Republican health plan would cover fewer people

What's worse , the group primarily responsible for putting Trump in office-those over 50-would be paying more for health insurance, according to projections from the nonpartisan CBO. The proposed legislation provides a basis for forging a solution, and the hard-liners in both parties should recognize the urgency of getting something done before th...

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  • We're wondering about the future of health care
We're wondering about the future of health care

It's made health care coverage available to millions of Americans who previously couldn't afford it, expanded eligibility for Medicaid , blocked limits on benefits and assured that health insurance eligibility can't be denied based on preexisting conditions.

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  • Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan "can't answer" how many people will lose insurance under Trumpcare

Mario Molina, president and chief executive of Molina Healthcare, an insurer that covers about 3.5 million Medicaid recipients in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The bill is being opposed by the state's all-Democratic delegation, even though many of its members also favor repealing the device tax. "Who knows what that 60-year-old wants?" Families co...

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  • Sam Warburton upbeat ahead of Wales v Ireland in Six Nations
Sam Warburton upbeat ahead of Wales v Ireland in Six Nations

In 134 rugby test matches between the two countries - the first of which coming 1871, England have won 74 whilst Scotland have won 42. George North's two wondrous tries handed Wales a deserved and hard-fought victory over Ireland on Friday evening (10 March).

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  • Planned Parenthood rejects Trump proposal to stop abortion services
Planned Parenthood rejects Trump proposal to stop abortion services

Planned Parenthood now receives 40% of its operating budget-or around $500 million-from the federal government, none of which can be used for abortion services thanks to the Hyde Amendment . Their pro-abortion bill comes in reaction to federal legislation that would defund the abortion giant of almost half a billion tax dollars each year.

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  • India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane Give Hosts Hope
India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane Give Hosts Hope

The Marsh brothers batted together for three overs before paceman Sharma got his first wicket of the match with a ball that kept low and hit Mitch Marsh (0) just in front of leg stump. But it was against the run of play that O'Keefe dismissed Rahul (51) as Smith picked a blinder at first slip. On Sunday, they let off Shaun Marsh on 14 by not revi...

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  • India vs Australia, 2nd Test
India vs Australia, 2nd Test

The next day, the final one of the match , his side were rolled for 107 with the 212 run aggregate his side had cobbled together the lowest ever made by a Test side in India . With Ishant Sharma bowling merely three overs in the second innings at Pune, and the batters struggling to get the team total past three figures, Kohli could be tempted to ...

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  • Leila De Lima Turns Self In To CIDG To Face Arrest
Leila De Lima Turns Self In To CIDG To Face Arrest

Earlier on Thursday, the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Muntinlupa issued a warrant of arrest against De Lima over the three drug-related charges filed against her by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for supposedly violating the Republic Act No.

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  • Scientists Working On Better Flu Vaccine For Dogs
Scientists Working On Better Flu Vaccine For Dogs

Also, CDC reported five additional flu-associated pediatric deaths for the 2016-2017 season. "We are seeing quite a few people who have had the flu shot and are positive for influenza", Dr. "The main reason adult flu deaths aren't reported is that seasonal flu may lead to death from other causes, such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure or c...

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  • Here's a clear look at Oculus VR glove controller prototypes
Here's a clear look at Oculus VR glove controller prototypes

As Oculus spokesperson did confirm Business Insider's report , but called the move a "seasonal change", rather than a failing of the booths to engage the public. But they also noted the challenge in selling virtual-reality headsets, which are still clunky and unfamiliar to many people. "That's what I'm doing here", he wrote.

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  • Spin twins to test Bangladesh's batsmen
Spin twins to test Bangladesh's batsmen

Having let Umesh bowl three overs from the Shivlal Yadav end, he switched him to the other end, the VVS Laxman end, probably in the hope of getting some reverse swing. He along with Rahane , added 222 runs in a little under 50 overs with Bangladesh by then being out-batted by the hosts. It was only poetic justice that Saha brought up his hundred...

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  • Repealing Obamacare is an opportunity
Repealing Obamacare is an opportunity

The changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly referred to as Obamacare , are predicted to have a large influence on many Americans' lives. "It would take us back as if we're just turning the clock back to an earlier time ", Byron, chairwoman of Virginia's Health Insurance Reform Commission, said on Wednesday.

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  • Patriots Storm Back to Stun Falcons in Super Bowl
Patriots Storm Back to Stun Falcons in Super Bowl

By season's end the Patriots had beaten the Rams for their first of four Super Bowl championships. He played just three games as a rookie. The Patriots have built their powerhouse around low-profile collegians and free agents as well as big names.

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  • Deadline for Affordable Care insurance is tonight
Deadline for Affordable Care insurance is tonight

That is why I have partnered with a group of UNC health care students and professionals to start a grassroots campaign, Save Mental Health Reform, to petition congress, educate the public about the importance of mental health care, and support the efforts of other mental health advocacy groups.

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  • Durbin warns repealing health care act would be 'catastrophic'
Durbin warns repealing health care act would be 'catastrophic'

To reduce costs, such as the penalty fee for not having insurance, Trump's order allows the secretary of health and human services to lessen enforcement of the Affordable Care Act regulations as needed. In person enrollment is available today until 7pm, and tomorrow from 9am-7pm. Some people in 2014 were forced to forfeit $95 - or 1 percent of ...

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  • Scientist created 'Human-Pig Hybrid' by stem cell technology
Scientist created 'Human-Pig Hybrid' by stem cell technology

In order to generate large human size organs pig is ideal. There has been a lot of interest in recent years in creating animal/human chimeras - the process of a DNA molecule with sequences derived from two or more different organisms, formed by laboratory manipulation.

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  • Previous US Cervical Cancer Death Rates Underestimated
Previous US Cervical Cancer Death Rates Underestimated

Women may require a biopsy if they have positive test results, she says, as well as other treatments that can lower the odds that their abnormal cervical cells will turn into cancer . Robert Music, Chief Executive of the trust, said that "smear tests prevent 75% of cervical cancers from developing". HPV vaccinations are dispensed in three dose...

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  • Cuomo: New Group to Start from Scratch in I-81 Reconstruction Study
Cuomo: New Group to Start from Scratch in I-81 Reconstruction Study

Cuomo spoke of the anger of a middle class that feels squeezed economically and forgotten by political elites. "CUNY and SUNY students need free tuition, but they also need smaller classes, improved course offerings, modern facilities, increased advisement and tutoring and the best faculty and staff", the statement read.

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  • Cuomo lays out cost of Obamacare repeal for area counties
Cuomo lays out cost of Obamacare repeal for area counties

Last month the American Hospital Association said that repealing Obamacare without a replacement would cost hospitals almost $166 billion over 10 years. President Barack Obama said he believes that his signature healthcare law will survive under a Trump administration, telling ABC's George Stephanopoulos that he is skeptical Republicans will ...

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  • Auburn could prove SEC's point by beating Oklahoma in Sugar Bowl
Auburn could prove SEC's point by beating Oklahoma in Sugar Bowl

Instead, though, the Tigers represent the conference due to a down year. They beat TCU 52-46, Texas 45-40 and Texas Tech 66-59. A battering ram like Pettway is exactly the kind of nightmare to make that happen against an exposed OU defensive unit prone to poor tackling and undisciplined technique.

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  • Clemson, Ohio State back in Arizona for another postseason
Clemson, Ohio State back in Arizona for another postseason

He said once athletes get to the collegiate level, specialization in one sport needs to occur because of academic and physical demands. This strong rushing attack helps Meyer slow down the pace and control the clock, forcing the opponent's defense to make plays if it wants the ball back - something Clemson has shown it can do even against some of...

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  • Aamir Khan's Dangal creates history at the box-office!
Aamir Khan's Dangal creates history at the box-office!

The film released in three different languages Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and the total collection includes the collection of all three languages. This is Aamir Khan's fifth film to cross the 100 crore mark. The Haryana-set film is a sports biopic of grappler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who aspired his daughters against all odds to win the gold medal for ...

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  • With the fate of Obamacare uncertain, SC enrollment drops
With the fate of Obamacare uncertain, SC enrollment drops

Hospitals, insurers and actuaries -bean-counters who make long-range economic estimates - have weighed in, and more interest groups are expected to make their views known soon. "I know our health care system isn't ideal, we still have a lot of work to do to make it more affordable for working families and to hold insurance and drug companies accoun...

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  • Denver Broncos Fast Start All For Naught, Patriots Win 16-3
Denver Broncos Fast Start All For Naught, Patriots Win 16-3

Ward said. The best exception this season may have been the Seattle Seahawks' victory over the Patriots last month when quarterback Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes in the game, all to Doug Baldwin . Brady returned to the site of his worst beating, a 20-18 loss in the AFC championship 11 months ago when he was hit a career-high 23 t...

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