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Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California As Blue Shield Pulls Back

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:45

Blue Shield of California stopped selling individual plans on the state health insurance exchange in about 250 zip codes, leaving nearly 30,000 residents with only one insurer to choose from on the exchange.

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Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California As Blue Shield Pulls Back

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:45

Blue Shield of California stopped selling individual plans on the state health insurance exchange in about 250 zip codes, leaving nearly 30,000 residents with only one insurer to choose from on the exchange.

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Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds

Thu, 2015-01-29 20:15

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

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Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Thu, 2015-01-29 18:20

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

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Should Vaccination Be a Personal Choice?

Thu, 2015-01-29 17:58

As a measles outbreak linked to two Disney parks in California continues to spread, a backlash against parents who refuse or delay vaccination for their children has risen to a fever pitch.

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Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Thu, 2015-01-29 16:15

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

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Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

Thu, 2015-01-29 16:15

Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

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What Is a Fetish?

Thu, 2015-01-29 15:54

Just because your partner likes to see you in sexy high heels doesn’t mean he has a fetish. Fetishes can be part of a healthy sex life, but they can also be the signs of a sexual disorder, experts tell WebMD.

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Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds

Thu, 2015-01-29 14:22

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

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Most Californians On Insurance Exchange Are Sticking With Last Year’s Plan

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:45

In California, the vast majority of people renewing health insurance coverage in the state’s exchange did not switch health plans, and instead are sticking with the one they selected last year.

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Most Californians On Insurance Exchange Are Sticking With Last Year’s Plan

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:45

In California, the vast majority of people renewing health insurance coverage in the state’s exchange did not switch health plans, and instead are sticking with the one they selected last year.

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Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:15

Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

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Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:15

Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

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5 Alzheimer’s Disease Myths: Risk Factors, Memory Loss, Prevention, and More

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:24

WebMD discusses common myths believed about Alzheimer’s disease and provides the truth about genetics, memory loss, dementia, and more.

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Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:20

Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills

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Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:20

Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

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Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:20

Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

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Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:20

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

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Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds

Wed, 2015-01-28 18:20

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

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Girl Scout Cookies 2015: Calories, Fat, and Other Nutritional Information

Wed, 2015-01-28 16:50

Hooked on Thin Mints? Can't wait for Samoas? What to know about Girl Scout cookies, including calories, fat, and serving sizes.

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