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Last week the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, made a hugely significant announcement when he promised to stop funding coal-fired power projects around the world. The news was greeted as a sign of Xi’s commitment on the climate crisis, and a big boost before the crucial Cop26 summit in Glasgow in Nov...


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(StatePoint) As a new school year kicks into gear, make sure your child is ready to safely return to in-person learning and extracurricular activities. This means being on top of routine medical visits and ensuring they are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases (like measles and mumps). W...


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September 24, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Rérat S, et al. P2-200. Presented at: European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology Annual Meeting; Sept. 22-26, 2021 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Rérat reports no relevant financial disc...



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Georgia had the third-highest number of people signing up for coverage during this year’s special enrollment period for the federally run health insurance exchanges. This story also appeared in Georgia Health News The state’s 147,000 enrollees were exceeded only by Florida and Texas am...


African Americans and other diverse populations in West Michigan, and across the U.S., have been fighting for their rights and equality and have seen progress. A real discussion of history and its long-lasting negative impact on certain diverse groups is happening, with more attention being pai...


Videoconferencing software has helped address lower treatment rates and higher numbers of overdoses during the pandemic, but it has also made it easier for family members to stay connected to their loved one’s recovery journey. Written by: UAB Medicine Media contact: Adam Pope Videoconferen...


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increase font size The organization is supporting six substance abuse disorder community initiatives. Lewiston-based Community Health Options, a nonprofit, member-led health insurance organization, has awarded grants to six Maine nonprofit agencies helping people who are living with or...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 8, 2021 Contact: Chelsea Wuth, 517-241-2112 LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are declaring September as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and joining with community networks to celebra...


With the Obama health care law undergoing a revival under President Joe Biden, this Sunday is the deadline for consumers to take advantage of a special sign-up period for private coverage made more affordable by his COVID-19 relief law. A strong close would bolster Biden's case that Congress nee...