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According to the Centers for Disease Control , the US is in the midst of the worst flu season it’s seen in a decade. In Boston, ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 04:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Mammoth retail giant, Walmart, announced last week that it will cover 100% of healthcare costs for its US employees needing specialty heart, spine and transplant surgeries. And that’s not all.  ...
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Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 09:17 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Last week the New York Times reported on a study which documents a reversing trend in life expectancy for the least educated whites in the US. The study shows that since 1990, life expectancy for ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 08:43 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Last year I wrote a piece about why Occupying Wall Street can make the US Healthier. In honour of the Movement's one year anniversary I offer a condensed version of that post here. What does the ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Last Friday a Wisconsin county Judge, Juan Colás, struck down much of Act 10, also known as the ‘ budget repair bill’. The Act, which was proposed and vehemently defended by Republican Governor ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
While reactions to Bloomberg’s soda ban continue to effervesce, those truly concerned with the public’s health would be well advised to hold their praise.
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Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 06:10 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Occupy Wall Street Movement has opened ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 03:02 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Growing commentary has covered much ground on the causes, faults, ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 08:02 AM PDT with 3 Recommends