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Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bills, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes. Cutbacks to the program may limit their care. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

At Nursing Homes, Medicaid Cuts Would Reach Even the Upper Middle Class

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bill, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, some of whom do not know they are on it. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

The Trump administration is opposing a bid to use unclaimed money from a court settlement to fund a museum honoring victims of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study Powered by WPeMatico  More →

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party’s bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul Powered by WPeMatico  More →

GP arrested on GBH after boy ‘circumcised without consent’

Dr Balvinder Mehat has been held by police in Nottingham on grievous bodily harm charges after a three-month-old boy was circumcised without his mother’s consent in 2013. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

The moment grieving father hears dead daughter’s heartbeat

Father Bill Conner (right) was filmed crying as he listened to the heartbeat of his late daughter inside the chest of Loumonth Jack Jr (left), who had been told he would die if he did not get a transplant. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Blind woman, 65, will be able to see – thanks to her TEETH

Honor Davis, 65, from Northern Ireland, lost her sight when she was just 26 due to a rare skin and eye disorder. But surgery which involves placing a tooth into her eyes will restore her vision. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Running may help guard against Alzheimer’s disease

Exercise, brain training and controlling one’s blood pressure may help stave off mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease in aging people, a new US report suggests. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Doctor invents non-surgical penis enlargement procedure

Perth plastic surgeon Dr Jayson Oates has performed a non-surgical penis enlargement procedure, named Calibre, on more than 100 Australian men aged between 22 and 68. Powered by WPeMatico  More →
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