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Hispanics forgo health services to avoid officials' attention, advocates say
Washington Post
MIAMI — The number of legal immigrants from Latin America who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Trump took office because many of them fear that their information ...
Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care - ABC ...ABC News

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Maine Voices: We must provide access to full range of reproductive health care
Press Herald
Yet numerous laws and regulations have made it increasingly difficult for women to access not only abortion but also the full range of reproductive health care, including affordable contraception, quality maternal health care and basic preventive care ...

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The Hill

The HHS religious freedom division is another attack on women's health
The Hill
That's why the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announcements this week that it'd taken new, significant steps to block access to care for women, LGBTQ people, and other marginalized people was extremely disturbing — but not shocking. It ...

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One year under Trump: 'An assault on women's health'
Despite the gains, however, 2017 also saw an "assault" by the Trump administration and Congress on women's health, advocates and health experts say. "We have faced assaults constantly on the legislative front to reproductive rights and to access to ...

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How an obesity clinic sparked one of the nation's most revolutionary health surveys
Santa Fe New Mexican
In 1985, a 28-year-old woman walked into Vincent Felitti's obesity clinic and asked for help. She weighed 408 pounds and wanted to get thin. She'd come to the right place. Felitti, an internist, was founder and chief of the Department of Preventive ...

The Mercury News

California may buck Congress with its own health insurance requirement
The Mercury News
With Congress ending the requirement that all Americans have health insurance, California leaders are preparing to counter that move by securing health care for as many residents as possible in a fortified state insurance exchange. State lawmakers say ...

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What does it *really* mean to be in “excellent” health?
When you picture someone in “excellent” health, you probably don't think of a fast-food connoisseur who sleeps four hours a night and doesn't believe in exercise. Yet that's exactly how President Donald Trump was classified by a White House doctor last ...
'SNL' Had Trump's Doctor Offer His '100 Percent Accurate' Health
Watch 'SNL' Question Veracity of Donald Trump's Health Exam
“SNL”: Trump's doctor gives his “unbiased, 100 percent accurate health assessment”Salon
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How the government shutdown might affect your health
States already have their funding for Medicaid through the second quarter, so no shortfall in coverage for enrollees or payments to providers is expected. Enrolling new Medicaid applicants is a state function, so that process should not be affected ...
What the government shutdown means for the nation's top public health agenciesVox
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC
Death toll jumps sharply after California experiences its worst week of the flu seasonLos Angeles Times

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Houston Chronicle

Help moms with maternal health
Houston Chronicle
Existing information shows that the rate of severe maternal morbidity - health complications that can lead to death - in Harris County is 20 percent higher than the already unacceptably high Texas rate. County Judge Ed Emmett and Mayor Sylvester Turner ...

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Kitsap health district: Chocolate milk in schools OK
Turner, in a report to the Kitsap Public Health Board earlier this month, said she was spurred to review research on chocolate milk in schools by comments from parent Amber Ellis. Ellis, formerly of Bremerton, had urged the health board in June to ...

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