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Trump can “fix” Obamacare by doing nothing

Source: Vox.com Over the past year, the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces for individual health insurance purchases have been rocked by a series of bad stories. A lot of insurers have raised premiums, and a lot of insurers have decided to stop participating in the program, which...
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Mullica Hill: State OKs new Inspira hospital

Source: NJ.com Inspira Health Network’s plans to build a new hospital in Mullica Hill took a big step forward this week when State Health Commissioner Cathleen D. Bennett approved the $326 million project. The facility, to be called Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill, will...
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Defunding Planned Parenthood would curtail N.J. care

Source: North Jersey.com It’s business as usual these days at the Planned Parenthood center in Paterson, but if Republicans in Congress succeed in defunding the organization, big change may be coming. On a recent afternoon, a 22-year-old woman stopped by to pick up...
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Take the Diabetes Risk Test on March 22

Source: GMN News American Diabetes Alert Day is March 22. On this day, the American Diabetes Association invites you to take a free Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. The test asks users to answer simple questions about weight, age, family...
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Very First sign of Alzheimer’s disease identified

Sources: RawStory Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be the earliest signs of the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer’s, but a new study has found declines in glucose levels in the brain come even sooner — before the first symptoms appear. Even...
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Horizon offered Christie $135M for health programs

Source: NJ.com On Friday, in a statement released to NJ Advance Media, Horizon officials confirmed offering the administration a substantial but unspecified amount of money. The money, Horizon officials said, would be used over two years to create a temporary fund for health care...
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