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Health plan hinges on the young, but they’re a tough sell

BY CARLA K. JOHNSON WASHINGTON (AP) — Julian Senn-Raemont isn't convinced he needs to buy health insurance when he loses coverage under his dad's...

Winter is here: Fans flock to Game of Thrones watch party

By: Miguel Rodriguez(@Miguel_Rod0914) With winter approaching in the middle of July, Millennial Brewing Company hosted a Game of Thrones viewing party in Downtown Fort Myers...

Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in...

Syringes left by drug users are increasingly turning up in public places, and authorities offer this advice if you or your children should encounter...

Montana faces double quandary over Medicaid expansion

BY BOBBY CAINA CALVAN BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — For all the uncertainty over the fate of a health care overhaul in Washington, tens of...

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes...

Trouble for revised Senate health bill; Trump wants action

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — From both sides of the Atlantic, President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday...

Three Cheers: Things to do in SWFL this weekend

By: Miguel Rodriguez(@Miguel_Rod0914) Another week has come and gone. With the weekend here once again, here's a few things to look out for this weekend...

US charging 412 in health fraud schemes worth $1.3 billion

BY SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 400 people have been charged with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled...

Senate consumer choice idea could raise premiums for sick

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — A health care proposal from Senate conservatives would let insurers sell skimpy policies provided they also offer a...

Goal of nation’s first opioid court: Keep users alive

BY CAROLYN THOMPSON BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After three defendants fatally overdosed in a single week last year, it became clear that Buffalo's ordinary...

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