News tagged with health problems

Lack of younger enrollees threatens exchanges

(AP)—Health care enrollments in several states suggest too few young, healthy people are signing up—a problem that if it spreads could undermine the financial viability of the federal law.

Nov 15, 2013
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Parental monitoring lowers odds of a gambling problem

Keeping an eye on your child can lower their odds for gambling by young adulthood, according to research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Adolescents who had poor parental supervision at ...

Nov 12, 2013
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Silent victims—an epidemic of childhood exposure

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented. The Institute of Medicine and the United States Preventive Services Task ...

Oct 30, 2013
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US health official apologizes to Congress

The senior administration official whose agency oversaw the crippled "Obamacare" enrollment website apologized to Congress on Tuesday for the severe technical problems that marred the online rollout of President ...

Oct 29, 2013
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Medicare chief to get 'Obamacare' grilling

The senior administration official closest to the implementation of the health care law's malfunctioning enrollment website will answer questions from Congress at the start of a pivotal week.

Oct 29, 2013
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