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Washington Post

WHO chooses first African to head the global health agency
Washington Post
The governing body of the World Health Organization on Tuesday elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian health minister, to head the global health agency responsible for marshaling the international response to infectious disease ...
World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From AfricaNPR
Former Ethiopian health minister becomes first African head of the World Health OrganizationScience Magazine
World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-GeneralWorld Health Organization -New York Times -BBC News -New York Times
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Los Angeles Times

Cancer research, public health and worker safety would all see steep cuts under Trump budget
Los Angeles Times
Under the heading “Putting America's Health First,” the Trump administration's 2018 budget blueprint includes a $5.8-billion cut for the National Institutes of Health, a move that would slash the medical research agency's funding by just over 18%. It ...
How Trump's Budget Would Weaken Public HealthThe Atlantic
Medical Research, Health Care Face Deep Cuts In Trump BudgetNPR
Trump budget would cut health benefits for many lower-income kids, experts fearWashington Post
USA TODAY -Health Affairs (blog) -ThinkProgress -Washington Post
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This social media site ranked worst for mental health
CBS News
Researchers from the Royal Society for Public Health in conjunction with the Young Health Movement published the report entitled #StatusOfMind, which looks at the positive and negative effects of social media on young people's health and well-being.
Instagram Ranked Worst for Young People's Mental
Instagram Might Not Be Great For Young People's Mental HealthABC2 News
Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental healthQuartz
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GOP Bill Could Undercut Some Coverage In Job-Based Insurance
Would the House Republican health care bill impact insurance provided by employers? And why don't people without insurance just go to an emergency room for regular care? Here are answers to those and other recent questions from readers.

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Washington Times

Greg Gianforte's Montana race a health care bellwether
Washington Times
Republican Greg Gianforte (right) opposed the GOP's overhaul of Obamacare but said he defends the House GOP caucus for making an effort to amend health care policy. However, Democrat Rob Quist said that may not be enough for Montana voters, ...

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Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat
ABC News
And more than one in four people don't have health insurance. Yet few people in this conservative bastion ringed by prairies, meandering rivers and snow-frosted peaks are publicly complaining about Trump's push to repeal the Affordable Care Act — an ...

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Health care bill and housing will vie with Fed for market attention
Fed minutes at 2 p.m. Wednesday will be the big event for markets since it may include rate hiking guidance. The Congressional Budget Office score for the House health care bill could be important to progress in tax reform. Existing home sales data ...

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Sacramento Bee (blog)

Will Legislature raise taxes by $200 billion for universal health care?
Sacramento Bee (blog)
It came hours after a raucous convention of the California Democratic Party, during which ascendant left-wing activists loudly demanded taxpayer-supported universal health care coverage. The object of their desire, Senate Bill 562, was the biggest item ...
California's Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Cost More Than the State's Whole BudgetReason (blog)
Healthy California Act annual price tag: $400 billionThe Mercury News
Single-payer health care would cost more than California budgetSFGate
89.3 KPCC -Breitbart News -Los Angeles Times -California Legislative Information
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Roll Call

Health Care Leaks Get the Clampdown From McConnell
Roll Call
At a meeting of his health care working group last Tuesday, the Kentucky Republican excused all nonleadership staffers after expressing annoyance over the number of leaks about the private discussions, GOP senators and aides said. He was particularly ...
It's Time to Worry about Health Care in the SenateNew York Times
Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decisionABC News
Senate Republicans quietly work on their version of a health overhaul billPBS NewsHour
Washington Post -Mother Jones
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Washington Post

Community Health Centers Face Uncertain Financial Future
Hartford Courant
Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHCs) in Connecticut have expanded services, upped their staffing and renovated their facilities mostly due to increased revenue streams from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Connecticut and the 30 other ...
The Health 202: Obamacare was supposed to make CHIP unnecessaryWashington Post
Trump Seeks Delay of Ruling on Health Law Subsidies, Prolonging UncertaintyNew York Times
GOP Group Launches Health Care Ad Ahead of CBO ScoreRoll Call
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