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Obesity Rates Are Falling Among The Affluent And Well-Educated, But Rising Among The Poor
Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: Think Progress
The obesity rate is actually increasing for poor adolescents, even as it falls among teenagers with affluent and more-educated parents.
Federal Obamacare Enrollments Soar Past One Million Mark Through Christmas Eve
Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Administration: "We experienced a welcome surge."
Women Who Find Lumps in Their Breasts Delay Going to Doctor Due to Costs
Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Women who aren’t financially secure regularly put off getting mammograms.
Obama Administration: Half Of Young Adults Can Get Marketplace Coverage For $50 Or Less A Month
Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: Think Progress
An even greater number of young and uninsured single adults between the ages of 18 and 34 will be able to get coverage for less than $100 per month.
Police Kill Unarmed Former Football Player Seeking Help After a Car Crash
Posted on: Sep 16, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Jonathan Ferrell, 24, had pulled himself out of a wrecked car before seeking help, only to be shot fatally by the police.
American Women Pay More to Give Birth than British Royalty—But Receive Worse Care
Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Our country's medical culture is to blame.
Dartmouth College Threatens To Discipline Students For Protesting Sexual Assault
Posted on: Apr 28, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Who needs sensitivity training?
Don't Buy Your Drugs at Chains Like CVS and Rite Aid: It's Costing you Big Time
Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Think Progress
That price variance ends up costing Americans, who spend an average of $758 out-of-pocket on drugs every year, hundreds of dollars in unnecessary spending each month.
Mental Health Funding Cuts Sending Many Innocents to Prison
Posted on: Mar 7, 2013, Source: Think Progress
America's jails are fast becoming the only place that will take mentally ill.
Listen Up Republicans: Another One of Your Governors Says You Should Expand Medicaid
Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Governor Jan Brewer adds her voice to the growing chorus.
New Study: Link Between Air Pollution and Low Birthweight Found
Posted on: Feb 7, 2013, Source: Think Progress
A lifetime of health problems usually results.
The Super Bowl Ad That Coke And Pepsi Desperately Don’t Want You To See
Posted on: Feb 2, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress
Pressure from the mammoth corporations led CBS to take an ad down from its programming.
Three Things You Need To Know About The New Obamacare Rules
Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: Think Progress
There's more to be worked out, but here's a quick look at the highlights so far.
GOPer Calls Paul Krugman a ‘Liar’ For Telling The Truth
Posted on: Oct 8, 2012, Source: Think Progress
Watch GOP political consultant Mary Matalin got into a heated exchange with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman.
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