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The global pandemic and the rapidly warming of our planet — these dire phenomena are, above all, deeply moral matters in that they both entail care for the well-being of others and a desire to alleviate misery and suffering. Now, while most people assume that such a morality is grounded in religio...


Virginia is joining a number of states considering a public option, among other strategies, to make health insurance more affordable for Virginians. General Assembly members of the Health Insurance Affordability in the Individual Market Subcommittee, under the Joint Commission on Health Care, met...


Full FDA approval could accelerate employer mandates. Some employers are considering an insurance surcharge on unvaccinated workers. HR professionals fear workers will quit over mandates. Some argue that incentives work better than mandates. Tyson Foods, United Airlines, CNN...


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Melony Lewis knew of her son’s demons, but she didn't expect his life, and death, to become a cautionary tale about drug addiction.  On the surface, Brad Murray was accidentally struck and killed while walking along East Dixon Boulevard in Shelby.  Under the surface, Melony said her 32-year-old...


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The makers of an arthritis drug that was approved by the F.D.A. a few months ago to fight inflammatory symptoms related to COVID-19 issued a warning that the drug is in critically short supply. © Provided by Birmingham WBRC Hospital Room/North Arkansas Regiona...


If you are on a weight loss journey and struggle with weight management, then try these detox waters that can help to aid in your weight loss. 6 Detox Waters For Weight Loss When it comes to weight loss, most of us know the feeling of tiring ourselves with following exercises and a...


How about an extra month of ACA open enrollment? That could happen as early as the upcoming open period for 2022 coverage. | Image: Eugenio Marongiu / stock.adobe.com Each year, HHS issues a set of rules and guidelines that apply to the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act,...



You probably already know that protecting your heart health requires eating well, exercising, and controlling well-known risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure. But did you know that your brain plays an important role in heart health as well? In recent years, researchers hav...


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd’s girlfriend tearfully told a jury Thursday the story of how they met — at a Salvation Army shelter where he was a security guard with “this great, deep Southern voice, raspy” — and how they both struggled mightily with an addiction to opioids. “Our story, it’s a cla...


Are you trying to lose weight while managing diabetes? “If you have excess weight, losing even 5% of your total body weight can dramatically boost your health. Weight loss can not only improve your blood sugar levels but can lower high blood pressure, heart disease risk and even the amount of medic...


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Vice President Harris Outlines How Build Back Better Lowers Health Care Costs, Announces 2.5 Million Americans Signed Up for Health Insurance Ahead of Aug. 15 Deadline Like President Biden, Vice President Harris believes that health care is a right, not a privilege. Together, they promised t...