Now They Need to Fund It. Our Travis Rieder comments

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Self-reliance helps people thrive in a landscape that’s big and tough, but it can also put them at risk if they get into a personal crisis

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The Senate is set to approve a bill intended to change the way police and health care workers treat people struggling with opioid addictions

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Up In Smoke

July 13, 2016

We’ll spend billions tomorrow for not helping poor people quit smoking today. The gradual reduction of smoking – the number one cause of preventable death and illness – is one of the triumphs of public health in the United States. About 16.8 percent of Americans smoke today, compared to 42 percent in the 1960s

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A majority of working adults say they still go to work when they have a cold or the flu. There are some jobs where doing that can have a big effect on health

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President Barack Obama Monday called on Congress to revisit the controversial idea of providing a government-run insurance plan as part of the offerings under the Affordable Care Act

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As many as 70,000 more people could get access to office-based treatment for opioid use now that the administration has raised the cap on the number of patients each doctor is allowed to treat

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New research on the cost of childbirth in the nation’s 30 largest metropolitan areas ranks Sacramento and San Francisco as the two most expensive for both vaginal delivery and Cesarean sections. Sacramento is No. 1, San Francisco No. 2

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