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State expansions of the Medicaid health insurance program for poor Americans reduced adult mortality rates by more than 6 percent compared to states that did not broaden eligibility for their plans, according to a study released on Wednesday.

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Fewer high school field hockey players get head and face injuries when they’re required to don protective eyewear, according to a new comparison of states with and without those policies in effect.

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Rural hospital operator LifePoint Hospitals Inc. said Friday that the costs of an acquisition, lost admissions due to weather and other factors cut its net income in half in the third quarter, and the company lowered its profit forecast for the full year.

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South Korea’s influential government think tank slashed on Monday its 2012 and 2013 economic growth forecasts, calling for more expansionary policy to counter the impact from the protracted euro zone crisis.

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State expansions of the Medicaid health insurance program for poor Americans reduced adult mortality rates by more than 6 percent compared to states that did not broaden eligibility for their plans, according to a study released on Wednesday.

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Visit: privatefastloans.com To Learn MORE…. This is the VOA Special English Education Report, from | Today we talk more about the costs of higher education in the United States. If you missed last week’s report, you can find it on YouTube or at voaspecialenglish.com. Foreign students who need financial aid generally have to seek it from the school itself or their own government or employer. If you follow the news, then you know that President Obama recently signed health care reform legislation. But one of the two bills he signed into law also made unrelated changes in the federal student loan program. These changes will require new loans to come directly from the Department of Education. The department already makes these federally guaranteed loans for American citizens and permanent legal residents. But since the early nineteen nineties it has also paid private lenders to provide them. Now, as of July first, all new loans will go though the direct loan program only. Officials say the new law will save the government sixty-one billion dollars over ten years. The plan is to use more than half the savings to provide more federal Pell Grants to needy students. A few billion will also go to schools that traditionally serve minorities and to help two-year community colleges. The new law will reduce the most that borrowers must repay each year from fifteen percent of their income to ten percent. And the longest repayment period will be shortened from twenty-five years. Any

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc will cut 177 jobs in Ireland following the expiration of patents on blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor, highlighting the exposure of Ireland’s export-driven economy to the patent cliff facing many in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Supercommittee in turmoil, but Democrats circulate plan with health cuts
REPUBLICANS SEE GOLD IN COMMONWEALTH REPORT— That Commonwealth Fund report about rising health insurance premiums was pretty pro-ACA, with lots of stuff about how it had the potential to finally bring down those soaring health care costs. …
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November 2011 Election Results
Learn more about the Pros and Cons of Issue 2. (Issue 2 was defeated with 61 percent of voters voting to repeal the law.) Issue 3, a referendum on a constitutional amendment that would bar any law compelling any person, employer, or health care …
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Suing Arizona: The political pros and cons
The court's decision to take up Obama's health care reform legislation next spring will put concerns about federal government overreach front and center and a fight over federal efforts to limit a state's authority to address illegal immigration could …
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Early, aggressive treatment of type 1 diabetes cut the risk of kidney disease in half in a study that followed a group of diabetics since the 1980s, U.S. researchers said on Saturday.

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St. Jude Medical Inc’s implantable device reduced the number of debilitating migraine headaches in a clinical study, the company said on Thursday, but analysts said the results were not strong enough to win U.S. regulatory approval.

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