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Untitled. "The American Heart Association recommends that people not smoke or vape any substance, including cannabis products, because of the potential harm to the heart, lungs and blood vessels," said Dr.

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Rose Marie Robertson, the deputy chief science and medical officer for the American Heart Association, in a statement. The new scientific statement, published Wednesday in the AHA journal Circulation, examined existing research on the connection between cannabis and the heart. - The Washington Post. AIDSVu - Understanding HIV where you live.... HIV Testing, Data Maps. Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want to fix health care - Jan. 30, 2018. Amazon is partnering with Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, to get into the health insurance business.

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want to fix health care - Jan. 30, 2018

The three companies unveiled a yet unnamed company to provide their U.S. workers and families with a better option on health care. The statement said the new company will be "free from profit-making incentives and constraints. " As of a year ago the three companies had 840,000 global employees between them, though they did not breakdown how many of those are in the U.S. The statement said their insurance effort could eventually benefit workers at other companies. But as of now the companies are concentrating on a product for their own employees and family members, not a product to offer to other companies.

"The ballooning costs of health care act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy," said Buffett. The companies said their efforts are only at an early stage. Related: Millions more Americans went uninsured in 2017. The Sanders Single-Payer Plan Is No Miracle Cure - The New York Times. Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced “Medicare for all” legislation, which would enroll all Americans into the nation’s Medicare program within four years.

The Sanders Single-Payer Plan Is No Miracle Cure - The New York Times

Senator Sanders, the Vermont independent, argues that his proposal would create a system that “works not just for millionaires and billionaires, but for all of us.” Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and over a dozen of their Senate Democratic colleagues have co-sponsored the legislation. Representative John Conyers, Democrat of Michigan, and state lawmakers in California have also proposed “single payer” health plans.

Single-payer healthcare gains traction with Dems. Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. Why Republicans were in such a hurry on health care. Republicans withdrew the American Health Care Act moments before a scheduled vote on March 24, after failing to woo enough lawmakers to support it.

Why Republicans were in such a hurry on health care

Here are the key turning points in their fight to pass the bill. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) Republicans withdrew the American Health Care Act moments before a scheduled vote on March 24, after failing to woo enough lawmakers to support it. They are poor, sick and voted for Trump. What will happen to them without Obamacare? - Washington Post. ‘Is that not correct?’: Male GOP lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage.

During a March 9 debate on GOP plans to revise Obamacare, Rep.

‘Is that not correct?’: Male GOP lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage

John Shimkus (R-Ill.) questioned why men are required to pay for prenatal care as part of essential care required by the Affordable Care Act. (NARAL/House Energy and Commerce Committee) During a March 9 debate on GOP plans to revise Obamacare, Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) questioned why men are required to pay for prenatal care as part of essential care required by the Affordable Care Act.

Republican Rep. In the 27 hours the House Energy and Commerce Committee spent debating Republicans’ Obamacare revision plan, a handful of moments stand out. This is one of them. At the start, Democratic Rep. As a reminder, former president Barack Obama’s signature 2010 health-care law ordered that all health plans cover certain essential health benefits, such as doctor visits, hospital care and prescription drugs.

Log In - New York Times. Log In - New York Times. Could your cavity-filled tooth repair itself with stem cells in the future? (iStockphoto) Walking into a dentist’s office could be less of a frightening thing in the future if scientists Kyle Vining, of Harvard, and Adam Celiz, of the British University of Nottingham, have anything to do with it.

Could your cavity-filled tooth repair itself with stem cells in the future?

Since the 1700s, when modern dentistry began to evolve, people have assumed that the parts of teeth damaged by cavities were gone for good and that there was nothing to be done except drilling out the decay and filling the remaining tooth with some kind of enamel or metal. That entire paradigm is changing. Vining and Celiz have just won a prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s emerging technology competition for creating a synthetic biomaterial that stimulates stem cells native to your teeth to repair them. That’s right — the substance appears to somehow make that area regenerate pulp tissue and the critical bony material of your tooth known as dentin. national health-science. Bill Boyarsky: Why ‘Berniecare’ Has Legs - Columns - Bill Boyarsky.

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Bill Boyarsky: Why ‘Berniecare’ Has Legs - Columns - Bill Boyarsky

Bernie Sanders in 2010, waving after speaking to a rally in front of the Vermont Statehouse, where supporters of single-payer health care had gathered to say that Obamacare didn’t go far enough. (Alden Pellett / AP) Hillary Clinton wants incremental improvement in Obamacare to fix its imperfect and increasingly costly collaboration between the federal government and insurance companies. Big Data Meets Modern Medicine in Life Equation. Watch Bill Clinton Defend Bernie Sanders’ Health Care Plan (in 2009) Former president Bill Clinton joined his wife and daughter in assailing Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care plan last week, saying that it would lead to “overcharging and inflation.”

Watch Bill Clinton Defend Bernie Sanders’ Health Care Plan (in 2009)

But in 2009, he defended the single-payer approach, in which the government pays for everyone’s health care. Local mom helps others after son's suicide. ST.

Local mom helps others after son's suicide

LOUIS -- Heather Barnett spends her days helping people who often feel like there's nowhere to turn. Donald Trump: Single Payer for Everyone Else.