Binge Drinking Drops Among Teenagers

New York Times

American adolescents are binge drinking less than they used to, according to a new report.

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Fix Obamacare, finally: Now that the repeal-and-replace push is dead, or close to it, turn to pragmatic, bipartisan improvements

New York Daily News

After falling one senator shy on an irresponsible, thrown-together plan cynically branded “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — thanks, John McCain — Senate Republicans have a fateful choice.

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Sanders Says He’s ‘absolutely’ Introducing Single-Payer Health Care Bill after the GOP’s Failures to Repeal Obamacare

Newsweek

Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders said Sunday he would “absolutely” introduce a single-payer healthcare bill following failed Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare.

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Commentary: Single-payer not health care panacea

Albany Times Union

California’s Senate just passed a single-payer health care system. Great headline for progressives. Buried was the fact that the system would bankrupt the state, with a cost of $400 billion that eclipses the entire state budget of $180 billion.

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Schumer calls for investigation into health effects of chemicals used in fast food packaging

New York Daily News

Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling for an investigation into the health effects of chemicals used in fast food packaging.

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Why Lyme disease is so prevalent in central New York

WRVO Public Media

The threat from tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease is at an all time high in New York state.

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