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Generation at risk: America's youngest facing mental health crisis
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“Child and adolescent mental health disorders are the most common illnesses that children will experience under the age of 18. It's pretty amazing because the number's so large that I think it's hard to wrap our heads around it,” said Dr. Harold ...

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Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices
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The cheapest individual coverage available in her market would eat up nearly a quarter of the income her husband brings home from the oilfields. The Bryson, Texas, couple makes too much to qualify for Affordable Care Act tax credits that help people ...

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St. Louis Business Journal

Ascension in talks with health system to create hospital giant: report
St. Louis Business Journal
“The new deal, if it comes, would up the ante in the face-off between big hospital operators and health insurers, with each sector aiming to gain heft in negotiations over the cost of care and greater control over patients,” the Journal reported ...
Report: Providence considering merger that would create the biggest health system in the countryGeekWire
Hospital Giants in Talks to Merge to Create Nation's Largest OperatorWall Street Journal
Merger talks would put Columbia St. Mary's and Wheaton Franciscan in largest hospital company, Wall Street Journal ...Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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PBS NewsHour

Funding for children's health insurance at risk
PBS NewsHour
That leaves states who administer the program running out of funds and children with uncertain health insurance coverage as the end of the year approaches. Joining me now from Washington D.C. to discuss this is Diane Rowland executive vice president of ...
Funding at risk for children's health insurance, clinicsSFGate

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cleveland.com

Women's health matters all year long: Sharon Verhotz (Opinion)
cleveland.com
My Body Matters works with local health care providers to offer free screening services to low income, uninsured women. Women between the ages of 21 and 64 who are uninsured and fall at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty level in the 18-county ...



ABC15 Arizona

Mix-and-match health coverage can be a risky alternative to Obamacare
ABC15 Arizona
"We're seeing increased marketing of these over the past year. It's a very risky proposition for consumers," said Betsy Imholz, special projects director for Consumers Union. "Proceed with extreme caution." The packages cobble together "fixed-benefit ...
Health Insurers See Higher Prices And A Big Mess Ahead Without The Obamacare MandateHuffPost

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PBS NewsHour

Health concerns swirl in Texas months after floods from Harvey spread toxic waste
PBS NewsHour
Three months after Hurricane Harvey struck the shores of Texas, some local environmental groups say they are in the dark about the safety of federal Superfund sites damaged during the storm. In the days following the hurricane that made landfall there ...



The Missoulian

We Care for the Holidays: Three Rivers Mental Health Center has clients in need this holiday
The Missoulian
Three Rivers Mental Health Center is a licensed mental health center providing a variety of support services in the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys. Three Rivers staff works with clients and their family, friends and support systems to help clients ...



Axios

The mental health crisis among young Americans, by the numbers
Axios
One in five American young adults under the age of 25 lives with a mental illness or behavioral disorder, NBC reports, citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The big picture: Per the CDC's research, the state of young adult mental ...

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New York Times

Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective
New York Times
If I considered only myelosuppression and melanoma, I'd have missed a chance for a relatively normal life. If women with breast cancer focused only on the adverse events from chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, many would miss a chance at a cure. Good ...

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