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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - All but one of Maine’s 16 counties are under a face covering recommendation for indoor public settings. According to the U.S. CDC, Knox, Somerset, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Waldo counties are experiencing “high” COVID-19 community transmission levels. All other counties...


Fran Parman looks sensational as she showcases her two stone weight loss in a watercolour slip dress at Olivia Attwood's 30th birthday bash By Eve Buckland and Lydia Spencer-elliott For Mailonline Published: 07:04 BST, 15 August 2021 | Updated: 14:26 BST, 15 August 2021 She has embarke...


The White House is continuing its push to get Americans enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with just days before a special enrollment period ends on Sunday. What You Need To Know White House officials and other advocates are pushing to get Americans enrolled in hea...


Summer’s searing heat and humidity can not only sap your energy, it can cause a raft of serious potentially fatal health issues. Steamy weather can not only be enervating, it poses serious health risks for many people, says Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association and...



Georgia’s health insurance exchange is offering more lower priced insurance plans. That means more help for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. But the deadline to enroll is almost here. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports. Money in the American Rescue Plan is being used to expand access to...


War On Drugs Not As Effective As Planned Many have noticed a trend of rising drug cases despite America’s 50-year War on Drugs campaign. According to drugpolicy.org, the War on Drugs started in the 1970s by President Nixon increasing the size and number of federal drug control agencies. The intenti...


New Hampshire Public Radio | By Alli Fam Published August 13, 2021 at 12:19 PM EDT During the COVID-19 pandemic, Pat Lynch of Henniker lost her job as a caretaker for someone with Down Syndrome. She also lost her health insurance. She’s been delivering groceries as a gig worker and...


Do you have an addict in your circle? Those suffering from addiction do not always appear to have problems. Some signs you may notice that indicate that someone is in trouble can include when they drink or use drugs when alone, keep these things hidden away in out-of-the-way places or actively isol...


Now you can have your (rice) cake and eat it too. It is possible to lose weight and keep it off — who says you can’t have both? Registered dietitian Nicole Hopsecger, RD, LD, shares six tips for losing weight while maintaining your health. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical cen...


Drug addiction can affect anyone, even the youngest among us. Much like Millennials, Generation Z (Gen Z), runs a higher risk of developing a substance abuse problem than previous age groups. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 23.6% of 12th graders used illicit drugs in 2015. Al...


Summer’s searing heat and humidity can not only sap your energy, it can cause a raft of serious potentially fatal health issues. Steamy weather can not only be enervating, it poses serious health risks for many people, says Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association and...


Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 10:45 You should essentially compare your health insurance each year, and this should be done for 2022 as well. This can be done with the help of zorgverzekering vergelijken 2022. The time to do this is fast approaching, so get ready to do this in a few months’ time....


In states where carriers are offering new plans in the health insurance marketplaces, consumers should pay attention not only to more plan options but also new plans' potential impact on health insurance subsidies. | Image: Mangostar / stock.adobe.com Recent news about individual-market health insu...