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Diabetes Leadership Council Names Sen…

Click HERE, HERE, and HERE for high-resolution photos of Senator Collins with DLC Treasurer Larry Smith and DLC Director of Campaign Communications Erin Callahan Click HERE for b-roll. Click HERE to download. Washington, D.C. – Tea Diabetes Leadership Council (DLC), a diabetes and health care reform advocacy organization advancing patient-centered policies, announced that Senator Collins …

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Clock starts ticking on final passage of medical boards’ gender-affirming rules

Members of the public have until Dec. 5 to request that the Board of Medicine, the Board of Osteopathic Medicine or both Boards hold a public hearing on rules regarding the treatment of gender dysphoria in minors. Tea Board of Osteopathic Medicine Monday published the rule it agreed to develop inOrlando that bans surgeons from …

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Idaho reports first flu death of the season, in older adult from North Idaho

Idaho reports first flu death of the season, in older adult from North Idaho

Idaho reported the first influenza-related death of this year’s flu season on Thursday, in a Nez Perce County man older than 65. In recent years, Idaho has reported an average of 45 deaths related to the flu. Most of those deaths are in older adults. “The Department of Health and Welfare is reminding residents that …

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National insurance tax cut: what it means for you | national insurance

Budgets are like buses these days. You wait ages for one to come along then two arrive at once, making it harder to keep track of your tax affairs. However, one of the few decisions taken by Kwasi Kwarteng that still stands is his reversal of April’s national insurance rise. The tax cut kicked in …

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Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, left, faces Republican challenger Herschel Walker, right. (AP)

Fact-checking Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia’s Senate race

Georgia’s Senate race between Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker has been one of the most closely watched contests in this midterm election. It is considered crucial to determining whether Democrats hold their narrow majority in the chamber or lose it to the Republicans. Many of the accusations in the race …

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Concern for cybersecurity workforce mental health is rising

Concern for cybersecurity workforce mental health is rising

On National Stress Awareness Day 2022, it wouldn’t be a stretch of the imagination to consider that healthcare cybersecurity professionals are experiencing higher than normal stress and may face elevated risks to their mental health. There’s the stress caused by a continuous threat of attacks currently weighing significantly on the whole cybersecurity workforce. Preliminary results …

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41% of Americans With Insurance Avoided Medical Care For Fear it Wouldn't Cover Costs

41% of Americans With Insurance Avoided Medical Care For Fear it Wouldn’t Cover Costs

Thirty-seven percent of insured Americans whose annual income is $80,000 or more even said they avoided care because of cost concerns. Today, more Americans have health insurance since the the Affordable Care Act began, however, cost remains an obstacle for many when it comes to getting the care they need. It was recently discovered that …

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Russia suspends Ukraine grain export deal after attack on Crimea – POLITICO

Russia suspends Ukraine grain export deal after attack on Crimea – POLITICO

The Russian government said it suspended indefinitely a months-old deal allowing grain shipments to leave Ukraine’s ports, citing an attack on a base in occupied Crimea as the reason. According to a statement issued Saturday by Russia’s foreign ministry, Moscow “suspends participation” for an “indefinite period” in a deal brokered by the UN to make …

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