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    1. Mike

      Secret Nuclear Dumping Linked to Hundreds of Cancer Cases

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      The Saint Louis TV station KSDK first broke the story documenting huge numbers of cancer cases in a 4 square mile area of Saint Louis County. According to the report, the story began when Janell Wright and several of her class of ’88 McCluer North High School friends started wondering...
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      Make Women’s Health a Priority for New Health Exchanges

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      Women’s issues play a major role in the health of the nation and should be a key consideration for policymakers as they design and set up the new insurance exchanges, according to a report co-authored by policy experts at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services...
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      Negative News Stresses Women More Than Men

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      In a not some so surprising resuilt, at least on the surface. A study finds that bad news articles in the media increase women’s sensitivity to stressful situations, but do not men’s. The study is from University of Montreal and published in PLOS One. The women who participated in the...
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      Judge upholds health care law – Detroit Free Press

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      Judge upholds health care lawDetroit Free PressA federal judge in Detroit upheld key provisions of President Barack Obama's landmark health care reform law on Thursday. In a 20-page decision, US District Judge George Steeh refused to issue an injunction to …Judge: Health-care law is constitutionalWashington PostKey Part Of Barack Obama's...
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      Hawaii Coalition Champions Sustainable Fish Production

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      New Report Reveals Factory Fish Farms are Damaging the Environment and Draining Tax Dollars, Yet are Still Planned for a 900 Percent Increase by 2013 Open ocean aquaculture (OOA) operations, also known as factory fish farms, are damaging Hawaii’s ocean ecosystems, impeding Native Hawaiian cultural practice, and sapping the local...
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      Obama White House: Health care today, unemployment next week – USA Today

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      Obama White House: Health care today, unemployment next week USA Today Health care is dominating White House attention today, but odds are a week from now it will shift back to another familiar issue. The US Labor Department issues the nation’s unemployment rate on the first Friday of each month,...
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      Obama stands firm on health care overhaul

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      Obama stands firm on health care overhaul MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — President Obama used his weekly address Saturday to reiterate support for attempts to overhaul the US health-care system. The remarks came at the end of a week that saw Obama unveil his blueprint for … View full post...
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      Obama New Budget Hits at Sick Care System, Proposes a Focus on Prevention

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      Speaking of the new Obama budget Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sibleius focused, in part, on prevention and a switch from sick care to real health care. “To help more Americans live healthy lifestyles, our budget continues the work of rebuilding our public health infrastructure. What we have...
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      Health Care Reform Attack Ads Secretly Funded by Big Insurance Firms

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      In news that clearly shows where the big health insurance firms stand on any health care reform, according to a report in the National Journal online edition, six large health insurers secretly funded television ads attacking health care reform. Insiders say something between $10 million and $20 million, came from...
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      Health Care Bill Passed

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      House narrowly passed landmark health care legislation Saturday night to expand coverage to tens of millions who lack it and place tough new restrictions on the insurance industry. Republican opposition was nearly unanimous.
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      Obama Health Care Speech

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      Here is the trascript of President Obama’s address regarding health care to the United States Congress: #### Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, and the American people: When I spoke here last winter, this nation was facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. We were losing...
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      The Health Care Bill, a closer look

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      No mater your political view point, we believe that it is important to really know what is in the health care bill. Below you will find a link to the actual bill DIRECT from the House of Representatives website: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov Health care reform ‘myths’ and truths laid out BY James...
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