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Face the Nation: Hogan, Lucas, Gottlieb

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Face the Nation: Hogan, Lucas, Gottlieb – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Missed the second half of the show? The latest on variant-specific vaccines, Maryland’s struggle with federal aid for COVID-19 testing, and Kansas City’s Omicron surge. Be the......

Oregon issues guidelines for how hospitals should prioritize care amid omicron surge

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Oregon issued guidance on Friday for how hospitals should prioritize care in critical situations amid a surge of omicron coronavirus cases.  The Oregon Health Authority gave hospitals in the state an interim crisis care tool that would......

Starting New Year’s Day, a new law makes many surprise medical bills illegal

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here One of the many constants of American medical care in the past few years has been the unexpected: Surprise medical bills. Around one in every six times someone checks into the hospital, or is taken to an emergency room,......

‘Medicaid for All’ is rapidly becoming a reality in New York

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Post Editorial Board In New York, it looks like the Democrats’ dream of “Medicare for All” is rapidly becoming a reality. Or at least “Medicaid for All.” Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for......

Hospital billing error left woman on the hook for more than $550,000 despite having health insurance

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hospital billing error left woman on the hook for more than $550,000 despite having health insurance – CBS News Watch CBSN Live One woman was charged more than half a million dollars by a Florida hospital after giving birth,......

Surge in Americans skipping medical care due to cost, Gallup says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nearly a third of Americans — triple the share since March— say they’ve skipped medical care for a health problem in the previous three months due to concerns about the cost, according to a new study from Gallup and West......

Health Care PACs Fund Campaigns of Anti-Vaccine Ohio Legislators

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click to enlarge (Graham Stokes/OCJ) Health care PACs are filling the campaign coffers of anti-vax Ohio reps Nearly 3,900 Ohioans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the most since mid-January, when vaccines were a scarce commodity allocated only to the neediest recipients. Through the pandemic, meanwhile, the Ohio Hospital Association’s PAC......

Veterans Affairs bureaucrats are keeping vets from using health care outside its troubled system

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John Byrnes All veterans deserve quality, timely care. When I was in pain, access to community care would have solved my situation sooner. Don’t let the VA take it away. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics –......

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 3, 2021

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Post readers New York Post readers sound off on why the state should reopen asylums, a Marine’s sanction, Eric Adams’ potential, unvaxxed health care workers and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics......

Trump’s success with Hispanics and other commentary

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Post Editorial Board Trump watch: 45’s Success With Hispanics In the first of a series based on an interview with President Donald Trump, RealClearPolitics’ Tom Bevan describes the ex-prez’s surprising success among Hispanic voters. In 2016, Republicans — desperate to improve on Mitt Romney’s poor showing with this group four......

Inside U.S. Army base housing Afghan refugees

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Inside U.S. Army base housing Afghan refugees – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Fort McCoy officials said Afghan refugees now have ample access to clothing, English classes and health care at the base after reports that there was not......

CBS Evening News, September 6, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, September 6, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Cleanup in the Northeast continues after Ida’s remnants kill at least 51; Health care workers use surfing to relieve stress Be the first to know Get browser......

The language police are doing major harm to their own goal of social justice

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David Weill Trying to “know my audience” is becoming increasingly difficult because I’m not convinced the loudest voices in the audiences know best how to achieve their/our objective: a more just society, writes Dr. David Weill. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds – CBS News Watch CBSN Live An alarming study reports that the Delta variant can double the risk of hospitalizations for those who are unvaccinated. This comes as the......

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live With the FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, many employers, universities and the military are mandating the shot. David Begnaud takes a look. Be......

CBS Evening News, August 23, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, August 23, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine; WWII veteran reunites with kids whose lives he almost cut short Be the first to know Get browser notifications......

COVID surge straining health care system once again

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here COVID surge straining health care system once again – CBS News Watch CBSN Live On Friday, the U.S. recorded nearly 146,000 new COVID-19 infections, up 37% in the last two weeks. The surge, fueled by the Delta variant, is......

Hospitals in Southern states are pushed to the brink

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hospitals in Southern states are pushed to the brink – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Florida has once again broken its record for COVID hospitalizations. The state could face shortages of health care workers as cases surge. Manuel Bojorquez......

Obamacare enrollment deadline for 2021 coverage is Sunday | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN —   Time is running out to sign up for Obamacare coverage for 2021. The special enrollment period that allows the uninsured to pick Affordable Care Act policies ends Sunday for the federal exchange, Healthcare.gov, and for several......

Cuomo top aide Melissa DeRosa resigns as governor faces potential impeachment | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justin Lane/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Melissa DeRosa, left, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, listens as Cuomo speaks during his daily briefing in a conference room at the New York Stock Exchange on May 26, 2020. CNN —   New York......

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