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Category: Healthcare_US
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States prepare to shut down children’s health programs if Congress doesn’t act 24.11.2017 Washington Post
Funding for CHIP, which provides care for nearly 9 million low-income kids and 370,000 pregnant women nationwide, will run out in some states by the end of December, and others will exhaust resources early next year. While some expect lawmakers to act, “you can’t say ‘probably’ everything is going to be all right,” a Virginia health official said.
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3 people shot at Manual High School in Denver, 1 in critical condition 24.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Three people were shot on Thanksgiving afternoon near Manual High School in Denver, police say.
Police arrest 16-year-old boy on suspicion of rape 23.11.2017 AP Washington
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities in Washington state arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of raping a jogger....
Howard Schaffer, South Asia specialist and ambassador to Bangladesh, dies at 88 23.11.2017 Washington Post
Howard Schaffer, South Asia specialist and ambassador to Bangladesh, dies at 88
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L.A. Unified can't afford to lurch from one financial crisis to another 23.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been hearing dire warnings for some time about the financial cliff it’s facing in the form of unsustainable pension and healthcare costs. Board members talk often about the need to confront the fiscal reality, and the district’s own Independent Financial...

C-section, medicated, 'natural': There's no wrong way for a mother to give birth 23.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: In 1950, pregnant with my first child, I read Grantly Dick-Read’s “Childbirth Without Fear.” I urged my respected obstetrician to let me deliver “naturally,” or drug-free. His astonishment was obvious. (“Is ‘natural motherhood’ more feminist?” Opinion, Nov. 17)

In those days, that...

Clippers snap nine-game losing streak with 116-103 defeat of Hawks 23.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Blake Griffin had 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, Wesley Johnson scored a season-high 24 points and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a nine-game skid with a 116-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

The Clippers had dropped 11 of 12, but they overcame a monthlong struggle...

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Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugees 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A dozen celebrated Australians on Thursday sent an open letter to their government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp on Papua New Guinea where food, water power and medical care were cut off more than three weeks ago.
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A lifetime of partying left me out of shape and with bad coping skills. Then I decided to start running. 23.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
I used to hate people like me. "Oh, you're jogging now? Bully for you."
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Fitzsimons Golf Course will close to public on December 15 23.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Fitzsimons Golf Course will be closing to the public on December 15. That will be the final day the tree-lined classic built in 1918 can be played, the City of Aurora announced. Fitzsimons originally evolved into an 18-hole military course and was a favorite of former President Dwight Eisenhower. There is a tree located in the middle […]
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Officer is injured after police car struck by car, then hits two other vehicles 23.11.2017 Washington Post
Officer is injured after police car struck by car, then hits two other vehicles
Jon Hendricks, master of vocalese and ‘poet laureate of jazz,’ dies at 96 23.11.2017 Washington Post
Jon Hendricks, master of vocalese and ‘poet laureate of jazz,’ dies at 96
In the woods and the shadows, street medicine treats the nation’s homeless 23.11.2017 Washington Post
In the woods and the shadows, street medicine treats the nation’s homeless
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In the nation’s capital, a grow-your-own marijuana boom 23.11.2017 Washington Post
From young tokers to elderly first-timers to avid gardeners, the home cultivation scene has bloomed since it became legal for Washingtonians to grow up to six marijuana plants. “For years, you could only discuss ‘tomatoes’ in the store,” said the owner of a D.C. hydroponics shop. “Now, everyone’s out in the open and new people are pouring in.”
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Saudi Arabia just reopened two key ports in Yemen. That won't prevent a famine. 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The country desperately needs large-scale shipments of fuel, food, water and medicine.
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Wally McNamee, prizewinning news photographer, dies at 84 23.11.2017 Washington Post
Wally McNamee, prizewinning news photographer, dies at 84
Larry Nassar, former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleads guilty to sexual assault 23.11.2017 Washington Post
The physician, who previously defended the assaults as pain therapy, faces at least 25 years in prison.
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If the developing world can go solar, maybe Puerto Rico can too 22.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With most of the island still without electricity, some Puerto Ricans are hoping to follow the example of developing world countries -- and turn to the sun for power.
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Questioning a doctor's prescription for a sore knee: 90 Percocets 22.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Following minor surgery, a Kaiser Health News columnist sees up close how easily doctors can prescribe opioid pain pills, and how such prescribing helps fuel the epidemic of opioid addiction.
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Colorado-based consultant behind tribe’s ill-fated marijuana resort has drug case dismissed 22.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A cannabis cultivation expert who was prosecuted in South Dakota after working with a Native American tribe trying to open the nation's first marijuana resort will see his drug case dismissed.
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