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Winter Haven In Florida Offers New Health Insurance For Prescription

The City of Winter Haven in Florida has a new health insurance coverage program that helps the residents without health insurance coverage to get prescription medications at affordable prices. The insurance programs is called Prescription Discount Card and is available … Continue reading

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Louisiana Increases Health Coverage For Uninsured Children

Louisiana is one of eight states, from a pool of 28 total applicants, that will receive funding and support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase enrollment of eligible children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program – … Continue reading

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Two Top Health Insurance Companies Spent 2.5 Million on Lobbying

The health insurance industry has been rocked by allegations of profiteering and price gouging. In the past month, several major providers including WellPoint and Humana have come under fire for their proposed rate hikes on individual health insurance plans. Now, … Continue reading

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Rising Number Of Uninsured Destabilizing Michigan’s Health Care

The number of uninsured children and adults in Michigan is rising and destabilizing the state’s health care delivery system. More than one million people in Michigan — one of every 8 people, including 160,000 children — are uninsured. Leaders from … Continue reading

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Energy drink use may lead to alcohol dependence

Energy drinks are commonly consumed by teens and college students A new study shows that energy drink consumption is strongly associated with increased risks for heavy drinking and alcohol dependence These results call for more scrutiny regarding the possible negative … Continue reading

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