G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

New York Times

If it becomes law, the American Health Care Act will have the biggest effects on people who buy their own insurance or get coverage through Medicaid. But it also means changes for the far larger employer health system.

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Express Scripts to Offer Cheaper Drugs for Uninsured Customers

New York Times

It is one of the most acute indignities of being uninsured in this country: Those with the least ability to pay are asked to spend the most for their prescription drugs.

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You Can Take Steps to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

New York Times

Fear of breast cancer is widespread, yet many women don’t realize that adopting protective living habits may help keep it at bay.

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Greater total pollution exposure tied to higher cancer risk

Reuters

Living in areas with higher total exposures to harmful pollutants in the air, water and land is associated with greater odds of developing cancer, a U.S. study suggests.

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Locals share health care concerns after House passes ‘Trumpcare’

Poughkeepsie Journal

Andria McKenna is scared. The Hopewell Junction resident and mom of 8-year-old Macey, who is autistic and has a chromosome abnormality, is fearful of what would happen to her daughter if Medicaid funding is cut under the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the legislation that aims to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

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