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Kilmeade on Dems getting anxious about far-left 2020 field: They’re saying ‘What planet are you on?!’

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Many Democrats are reportedly getting anxious about the chances of the current set of 2020 presidential contenders due to their far-left policy proposals on health care, climate change and immigration, fueling speculation that Hillary Clinton could jump into the race. “Their policies are so out there, they’re getting traditional Democrats like Rahm Emanuel freaked out,” Read More

Jason Chaffetz: Pelosi’s drug pricing plan doesn’t add up – past health care cost estimates wildly inaccurate

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The headlines were bold, trumpeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new legislation to lower drug prices, H.R. 3. Many mainstream media outlets said the drug plan would save Medicare $345 billion. Wow. However, each breathless story included the phrase “according to the Congressional Budget Office.” Well, that’s a horse of a different color. You see, the Read More

Health insurer Anthem profit beats, raises 2019 earnings forecast

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FILE PHOTO: The logo for health insurance provider, Anthem, is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it benefited from higher sales of its government-backed health Read More

Ninth Circuit blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

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A federal court on Tuesday blocked new rules established by the Trump administration that would have allowed employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of an Obamacare requirement that includesbirth control coverage in employee health insurance plans. Two out of the three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit Read More

UPDATE 2-S.Korea warns of “serious risk” from vaping, considers sales ban

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday advised people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes due to growing health concerns and vowed to speed up an investigation into whether to ban sales, a move likely to hit major producers such as Juul and local tobacco company KT&>. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, Read More

Misogynist museums? New study says galleries are lacking in female animal exhibits

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Nature exhibits in museums are ‘biased’ toward male animals and that’s bad for science, argue the authors of a new study suggesting human ‘sexism’ carries over to the animal kingdom. Looking at over two million specimens found in collections at five museums around the world, the researchers found exhibits were skewed toward the boys, and Read More

Canadian election clears path for universal drug plan

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s Liberal government is more likely to pass a universal prescription drug plan after losing its majority in Monday’s election, setting the stage for what would be the biggest shakeup of the country’s public healthcare system since it was created in the 1960s. Liberal Party supporters flash V-signs while watching the live Read More

South Korea warns against ‘grave threat’ from liquid e-cigarettes

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s health minister on Wednesday “strongly advised” the public to stop using liquid e-cigarettes as growing health concerns fuel a global backlash against vaping. A man vapes in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran Countries around the world have been pulling electronic cigarette products from markets and restricting advertising Read More

Heavy social media use linked to poor sleep

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Teenagers using social media for more than three hours a day are more likely to go to bed after 23:00 and wake during the night, UK research suggests. This affects one in three teens – with one in five spending five hours or more on apps like Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook every day, the study Read More

Blood pressure pills ‘work better at bedtime’

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To get the best out of your daily blood pressure medication, take it just before you go to bed, say researchers. It’s a simple tip that could save lives, they say in the European Heart Journal. The pills offer more protection against heart attacks and strokes when taken at bedtime rather than in the morning, Read More