My Turn: The mousetrap

...or Tricare. This will only make it harder for senior citizens, veterans and our military families to be able to get the health care they need.There are way more broken aspects of Medicaid, fraud and abuse, than can be addressed in this short...
Seattle turns focus to offensive line on final day of NFL draft

...flexibility. Both of them will have some learning to do at this level, but that's normal."With questions about the health in its secondary, Seattle nabbed Towson cornerback Tye Smith in the fifth round and safety Ryan Murphy from Oregon State...
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Bartlett Regional Hospital thanks the Juneau community

A big thank you to all you who helped put on Juneau community Health Fair March 28 at the Nugget Mall. The health fair is a success because of you. We had a great showing of almost 250 participants who were able to get health screenings, visit...
Bethel team envisions gray water recycling

...Lefferts said.Many families on small haul systems end up rationing and use a fraction of what's needed to get the health benefit.A gray water system involves routing plumbing so waste from the toilet and kitchen sink go to sewage, while...
My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...are more conservative than their constituents when it comes to allowing the federal government to pick up 90 percent of the health care costs for tens of thousands of uninsured Alaskans. Should ideology trump common sense in these times when "we're...
Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House

...July.While assuming expiration of health insurance subsidies and repeal of the expansion of Medicaid coverage under the health care law, the measure relies on about $2 trillion worth of cuts to health care providers and tax hikes enacted under...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...Nepal army said."We are appealing for tents, dry goods, blankets, mattresses, and 80 different medicines that the health department is seeking that we desperately need now," said Lila Mani Poudyal, Nepal's chief secretary and rescue...
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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...the Legislature to accept the federal funds to expand the health care program."The way the rain is coming down on us...working poor who use the clinic to be covered, allowing the health center to get paid for its work.The clinic is funded...
State | AK legislature
Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget

...process to send a measure repealing the health care law to President Barack Obama...that they prefer a focused attack on the health care law they call "Obamacare...committees, both with jurisdiction over the health care law, will draft a special filibuster-proof...
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France OKs health care bill targeting anorexia, cigarettes

...anorexia in France - 90 percent of them women, according to the Health Ministry.PLAIN CIGARETTE PACKSThe government's plan...such as T-shirts, would be forbidden.Touraine, the health minister, has cautioned against the ills of binge-drinking...
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