White House Officials, Craving Progress, Push Revised Health Bill

New York Times

White House officials, desperate to demonstrate progress on President Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, are pushing to resurrect a Republican health care bill before his 100th day in office next week.

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Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

NBC New York

Don’t be so fast to finish that soda.

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New York Gets $25 Million For Battling Opioid Addiction


New York’s U.S. Senators have announced $25 million in federal funding to combat opioid addiction in the state.

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Get tested: STDs on the rise across New York

Press & Sun Bulletin

Total cases of gonorrhea tripled over five years in Tompkins County. In Ontario county, they doubled. In Tioga County, chlamydia cases increased twofold.

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Health Republic posts losses of $500M in 2015

Modern Healthcare

Health Republic Insurance of New York lost $500 million from operations in 2015, according to an audit recently posted online as part of the defunct insurer’s liquidation.

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State hosting health care enrollment events for soon-to-be-graduates

Local SYR.com

The New York State of Health is offering a series of enrollment and informational events across the state to help college graduates get health care.

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In Depth: Health record security


As increasing numbers of doctors switch from paper to electronic medical records, the consumer needs a lesson in computer security.

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