• The Health Insurance Issue Explained
The Health Insurance Issue Explained

About 7 million consumers receive the benefit. Because of the automatic subsidy alluded to above that would kick in should premiums rise many low-income individuals would receive a different subsidy in lieu of the one that they're now receiving if they're receiving a subsidy from the online exchanges presently.

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  • FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons
FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons

Most of the adverse events involve Obera, which uses saline to fill a single stomach balloon, as opposed to the ReShape system that uses 2 balloons filled with saline and a blue due. 'The FDA's letter to health care providers does not indicate that the patient deaths were related to the Orbera device or the insertion procedures.

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  • After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified
After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified

The medical examiner's office says the man's name is being withheld by request of his family. The last positive ID came two years ago in March of 2015. Few full bodies were recovered after the twin towers burned and collapsed, with the effects of heat, bacteria and chemicals such as jet fuel making it hard to analyse the remains.

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  • Rahul Gandhi finds fault with Rajasthan's flood rehabilitation work
Rahul Gandhi finds fault with Rajasthan's flood rehabilitation work

After the Congress alleged that " BJP goons" were behind the stone attack on Gandhi's vehicle, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the opposition party should not "abuse" people who are "angry" over the floods and "tired" of Rahul Gandhi's politics.

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  • Searching for mosquitoes carrying Zika virus
Searching for mosquitoes carrying Zika virus

As per reports, the patient and the partner, both have tested positive for the deadly virus . Mosquito control is responding to the neighborhood. In addition to trapping the mosquitoes, Kalamazoo County is identifying what type of insects it is capturing to the Centers for Disease Control and giving citizens information on preventing mosquito ...

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  • No life sentences without parole for juveniles in Alaska
No life sentences without parole for juveniles in Alaska

Last year, the court said the ruling applied to the more than 2,000 inmates already serving such sentences nationwide, and that all but the rare irredeemable juvenile offender should have a chance at parole. However, corrections officials say there are no known inmates facing life terms without parole for juvenile offenses. The legislation won br...

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  • Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!
Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of developing diabetes - a 27% reduction in men and a 32% reduction in women - compared with abstaining, scientists found. The alcoholic beverage not only acts as a stress reliever, it can also protect us from diabetes . However, WHO has also said that moderate dri...

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  • Should Gene Editing In Human Embryos Be Allowed?
Should Gene Editing In Human Embryos Be Allowed?

Still, Mitalipov's work marks a milestone for the United States-the second country to successfully edit human embryos , after China. By now, most of us know what CRISPR gene editing is. "If America were to take the lead both in terms of working with journals, working with private foundations, with patient groups, and working with state and f...

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  • Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20
Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20

The Saudi-led coalition, which is backing Yemen government forces fighting the Iran-allied Houthi rebels, prevented the United Nations flight from departing Djibouti on Tuesday because the journalists were due to travel. Dr Abdullah al-Rabeeah, a former Saudi minister and now head of the country's state aid agency, told The Independent "there is ...

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  • 'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'
'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

Scientists have compared and reviewed two types of scientific studies and have come to a unanimous conclusion that there is actually no solid evidence that artificial sweeteners help with weight loss or management. They found no link between the use of artificial sweeteners and changes in body mass index (BMI), which is a measure of weight in...

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  • Premier Nawaz refuses to resign on demand of 'conspirators' @ Pakistan Herald
Premier Nawaz refuses to resign on demand of 'conspirators' @ Pakistan Herald

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has urged party leaders to refrain from criticising the Supreme Court bench hearing the Panama Papers case, as well as other state institutions. Soon after the cabinet meeting, the main opposition Pakistan People's Party announced it would support government institutions - a indication of support for the JIT.

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  • Court overturns former NY assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction
Court overturns former NY assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction

He was sentenced to 12 years in prison in May 2016. Prosecutors decided not to try that case last September . A three-judge panel rejected Silver's challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence. The case was prosecuted by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was the scourge of corrupt state politicians before President Trump fired him for r...

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  • Mayweather vs McGregor: John Kavanagh says Conor McGregor will be well prepared
Mayweather vs McGregor: John Kavanagh says Conor McGregor will be well prepared

You f-king weasel and you f-king b-ch". The two showmen will take to the stage for a third time on Thursday when they go at it again in Brooklyn, New York. "We're not talking about being at the top for one year, two years, three years, four years". Mayweather tried to goad McGregor into a bet as well during his time on the microphone with the c...

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  • Trump Meets Chinese President Xi, White House Miscalls Him President of Taiwan
Trump Meets Chinese President Xi, White House Miscalls Him President of Taiwan

The official name of Xi's presidency is the People's Republic of China , something which the White House failed to take note. In early December, Trump, as president-elect, first stoked controversy over the country by taking a congratulatory phone call from its president, Tsai Ing-wen.

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  • Case of critically-ill baby back in court after Pope, Trump support
Case of critically-ill baby back in court after Pope, Trump support

On Friday, however, GOSH said it had applied for a new court hearing "in light of claims of new evidence relating to potential treatment for his condition". Maxwell Smith, who lives in the United Kingdom with his parents, was diagnosed with mitochondrial depletion when he was only several months old, but at the age of five, he is alive thanks to ...

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  • NY commuters endure start of 'summer of hell'
NY commuters endure start of 'summer of hell'

Transit officials announced at Penn Station that the train had derailed. Amtrak is beginning extensive repairs to tracks and signals in Penn Station Monday, prompted by two recent derailments and other problems that spotlighted the station's aging infrastructure.

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  • Pakistan probe panel to file final report : Panama Papers case
Pakistan probe panel to file final report : Panama Papers case

The minister said that the PML-N is still ready to fight the legal battle in the court and will demolish all accusations against the Sharif family, excercising all available legal options. The report said the role of off-shore companies is critical as they have been identified to be linked with their businesses in UK. The JIT panel interrogated s...

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  • No Draft Picks? The Brooklyn Nets Will Use Someone Else's
No Draft Picks? The Brooklyn Nets Will Use Someone Else's

Lowry's deal is worth a reported US$100 million while Ibaka signed a $65 million contract. When the Toronto Raptors agreed to send (courtesy of the Sporting News ) DeMarre Carroll to the Brooklyn Nets for Justin Hamilton , it was seen as a cost-saving deal.

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  • Pepe signs for Besiktas on free transfer
Pepe signs for Besiktas on free transfer

It was also during his time at Real that he won the Euro 2016 with Portugal . While French internationals Mathieu Valbuena and Bafetimbi Gomis have signed for Fenerbahce and Galatasaray respectively, Pepe is arguably the biggest name to arrive in Istanbul so far this summer.

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  • Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù hospital offers to take baby Charlie Gard
Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù hospital offers to take baby Charlie Gard

They love you and pray everyday for you'. The prime minister added: "But I also know that no doctor ever wants to be placed in the bad position where they have to take such heartbreaking decisions ". His lungs can not function without a ventilator and a decision was made by doctors that he is in pain he should be allowed to die. "There's a cha...

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  • Illinois House Takes Step to Ending Budget Impasse
Illinois House Takes Step to Ending Budget Impasse

A $36.5 billion plan to rebuild Illinois' crumbling finances passed a critical test on Friday, but a powerful legislative leader said no deal would be reached before a midnight deadline - meaning IL will enter its third consecutive fiscal year without a budget.

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  • Hardline stance towards radical pro-democracy Hong Kongers could mean more conflict
Hardline stance towards radical pro-democracy Hong Kongers could mean more conflict

The two and 24 other activists staged a protest against Xi's visit to the Bauhinia Monument, the golden statue that was once given by the central government to Hong Kong to commemorate his return. Lam said Hong Kong has more development opportunities by actively participating in the Belt and Road Initiative. Xi addressed the protests obliquel...

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  • Developing: Small plane crashes onto California freeway, causing
Developing: Small plane crashes onto California freeway, causing

The plane crashed in a ball of flames after clipping a auto short of Runway 20R, Ian Gregor of the Federal Aviation Administration said. No one on the ground was injured. It is unclear if the injured parties were on the plane or drivers on the freeway. "Essentially tried to get control of my vehicle, checked my passenger to make sure he was OK, gav...

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  • More UK buildings fail fire-safety tests
More UK buildings fail fire-safety tests

Added to the cladding, the London Fire Brigade "also identified concerns relating to services that have been run through compartment walls leading to possible breaches in the buildings ability to stop fire spreading", Dan Daly, assistant commissioner for fire safety, said in a statement after the evacuation .

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  • Paul George Trade Possible, Carmelo Anthony Could Become Option
Paul George Trade Possible, Carmelo Anthony Could Become Option

The team is not expected to re-sign guard Deron Williams which would provide at least one available roster spot. A team that would suffer if George went to Cleveland is the Los Angeles Lakers , who were hoping to nab George to serve as a leader in their locker room, which is budding with young talent.

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  • Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations
Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

Nevertheless, the Scaramucci story was another ill-timed setback for CNN , which like other news organizations is under intense scrutiny from Trump and his supporters. The president was livid at CNN's story but also felt vindicated because it seemed to confirm his belief that the cable network was trying to undermine his presidency, accor...

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  • Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost — AP analysis
Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost — AP analysis

For its analysis, the AP scrutinized all 435 U.S. House races in November using an "efficiency gap" statistical method created to calculate partisan advantage. The majority and minority party leaders in each legislative chamber each select one person to serve on the commission; the state chairmen of the Republican and Democratic parties also each s...

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  • Flash Flood Watch into early Saturday morning
Flash Flood Watch into early Saturday morning

Widespread showers and Thunderstorms are moving through parts of the area Friday and some could produce up to 2 inches of rain. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Much of Eagle Country is under a Flash Flood Watch as heavy rainfall is expected from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy.

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  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies
Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

While Trump gave his speech , a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

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  • Tobacco use among US students dropped sharply in 2016
Tobacco use among US students dropped sharply in 2016

Use of other tobacco products has decreased as well. The CDC survey shows 11.3 percent of high school students used a vaping device in 2016. In 2011, 1.5 percent of high school students said they'd recently vaped. For example, the FDA's " Real Cost " campaign, Gottlieb said in his statement, has helped prevent almost 350,000 kids from smoking s...

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  • US FDA asks Endo to withdraw Opana ER opioid; shares fall
US FDA asks Endo to withdraw Opana ER opioid; shares fall

In March, an FDA advisory committee voted 18-8 that the benefits of the reformulated Opana ER no longer outweighed the risks it posed. Gottlieb said the agency will "continue to take regulatory steps when we see situations where an opioid product's risks outweigh its benefits, not only for its intended patient population but also in regard to its...

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  • Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer
Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Prostate cancer is the most common tumor in men, diagnosed in more than 161,000 Americans this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society . A clinical trial run by Cancer Research UK - believed to be the biggest cancer treatment trial in the world - has found that giving two therapies at once cuts disease progression and offers some...

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  • Missed opportunities as No. 5 Texas Tech falls to Sam Houston State
Missed opportunities as No. 5 Texas Tech falls to Sam Houston State

The Wildcats threatened in the top of the second inning, with runners on the corners and one out. John McMillon, Jacob Patterson and Parker Mushinski combined for four shutout innings for the Red Raiders, with Mushinski getting his sixth save.

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  • CBSE Class X results declared, pass percentage falls
CBSE Class X results declared, pass percentage falls

While, results are out for Delhi, Allahabad, Chennai, Dehradun and Trivandrum, the results for Bhubaneswar is yet to be declared. The board in an official statement said that CBSE Board Class 10 results 2017 would be declared on June 3, 2017.

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  • Ariana Grande Visits With Manchester Attack Survivors in Hospital
Ariana Grande Visits With Manchester Attack Survivors in Hospital

It has been confirmed that Grande was at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital yesterday, Friday, June 2. She will be joined on stage by music stars including Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams and Take That for the show at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

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