User: nwct Topic: Healthcare_US
Category: Healthcare_US
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Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"We are not going to comply with a regulation that would require health care providers to not give full information to their patients," Jacqueline Ayers, the group's top lobbyist, said in an interview Tuesday.
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House votes to condemn Trump's tweets as racist 17.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's attacks on four minority members of Congress show he is returning to his 2016 playbook -- widening the country's racial divisions.

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Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Federally-funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration's ban on referring women for abortions.
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Colorado’s health exchange premiums expected to drop 18% – if feds approve reinsurance 17.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For the first time since Colorado started its health insurance exchange, the prices people pay for coverage are expected to drop -- by a statewide average of 18.2% -- next year if the federal government approves a new state program called reinsurance.
Cory Gardner on Trump tweets: “I think he shouldn’t have done it” 16.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's Republican senator said Tuesday that President Donald Trump was wrong to send tweets telling Democratic congresswomen of color to leave the country.
Column: Alexa may be key to Amazon's looming domination of the healthcare market 16.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Alexa, how do I become a healthcare player?

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Readers React: Lourdes: Go for the scenery, not the dubious 'medical miracles' 16.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

To the editor: While the Lourdes musical may be a good marketing ploy to draw more visitors to its religious shrine, visitors who expect to be cured of cancer or other ailments on pilgrimages to the French town might as well stay home.

Records show Medicare Advantage plans overbill taxpayers by billions annually 16.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The federal government wants to deploy several new tools for catching insurers that have overcharged Medicare $30 billion in last three years alone. But the insurance industry is balking.
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Wyoming man dies in Denver-area hospital after motorcycle accident 16.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A young Wyoming man has died in Colorado about three weeks after a motorcycle crash left him in critical condition.
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FBI investigating former Westminster police officer convicted of sexually assaulting woman 16.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's branch of the FBI is investigating a former Westminster police officer accused of raping a woman next to his squad car after he promised to drive her home from a local hospital.
One injured in Westminster road rage shooting; cause of argument unknown 16.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A man pulled a gun and shot another driver during a road rage fight Monday afternoon on a major road in Westminster.
S&P 500 crawls to another record as corporate earnings season opens 16.7.2019 LA Times: Business

A wobbly day of trading ended with meager gains for U.S. stock indexes on Monday, enough to nudge them further into record territory, as the curtain rose on what’s expected to be the weakest earnings reporting season in years.

Financial stocks fell even though Citigroup said it made more money...

How spending more time in nature can benefit your health 16.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
What are the real benefits of spending time in nature? Two medical experts explain why more doctors are prescribing nature to patients and the health benefits that come with being outside.
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Explosion shakes Murrieta neighborhood 16.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

An explosion rocked a Murietta, Calif., neighborhood shortly after noon Monday, according to multiple reports.

Rattled residents of the city in Riverside County posted reactions on Twitter, saying the blast shook homes in the area.

One video shows smoke covering a neighborhood on Clinton Keith...

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Rose Greene, L.A.'s early-day champion of LGBTQ rights, has died 16.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Rose Greene, a petite but mighty LGBTQ advocate who oversaw the creation and launch of one of the country’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraising events — a 545-mile bike ride along the coast of California that became a national model and a lasting symbol of unity, has died.

The cause was bone cancer, said...

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Minnesota hospitals want Blue Cross probed over claim denials 16.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
The state's hospital association called on the Minnesota attorney general and two state agencies to review what it describes as the insurer's refusal to pay for "medically necessary services."
Checkup Denver: Future abortion providers, I-70 construction spurs health concerns and more Colorado health news 16.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Happy Monday and welcome back! We have a lot of news for you this week so let's get started! 
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Colorado Hospital Association CEO Steven Summer retiring 16.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Steven Summer, who as head of the Colorado Hospital Association helped create the state's hospital provider fee, will retire at the end of the year.
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Healthy living can counteract a high genetic risk of Alzheimer's, study suggests 15.7.2019 LA Times: Science

A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's, even if you've inherited genes that raise your risk for the dementia-causing disease.

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11 hurt in roof collapse at Gardena casino 15.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Officials are investigating after a roof collapsed at a Gardena casino Monday morning, injuring 11 people, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Firefighters arrived at the Lucky Lady Casino in the 1000 block of Rosecrans Avenue at 10:16 a.m. after the roof of the main lobby fell onto customers,...

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