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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. Here are the key turning points in their fight to pass the bill. Here are the key turning points in the Republicans' fight to pass the American Health Care Act. Why were Republicans rushing to vote on a healthcare plan that they'd barely finished drafting, that budget scorekeepers hadn't had a chance to fully evaluate, and that, insofar as people did know about it, was widely despised?

In part, it's because their plan was so unpopular and because it got more unpopular the more people learned about it. Here's what we did know about the Republican plan. 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. The law also required plans to cover pregnancy and childbirth. 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. Bill Boyarsky: Why ‘Berniecare’ Has Legs - Columns - Bill Boyarsky. Sen.

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. Bernie Sanders wants Medicare for all—Berniecare—with Americans given full medical benefits financed by a moderate tax increase for most people and heavier taxes for the rich.

Big Data Meets Modern Medicine in Life Equation. JUDY WOODRUFF: Now: using big data to assess medical treatments and interventions and whether decisions for individual patients are the right choice for all of society.

Big Data Meets Modern Medicine in Life Equation

That’s not necessarily seen as the right way of making decisions in science and medicine when lives are at stake. But some believe it’s a critical consideration. Our science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at how some thinkers in the field are challenging long-held assumptions. The story was produced in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. MILES O’BRIEN: This is where the line between life and death is drawn, an operating room at a hospital in a remote part of Nepal. Dr. DR. MILES O’BRIEN: Bringing C-sections to this remote corner comes not only with risks, but also a hefty price tag. DR. MILES O’BRIEN: While mother and child remain the focus for Dr. Medical ethicist Peter Singer is a professor at Princeton University.

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)

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. She's is the director of life crisis services at Provident here in St Louis. Provident manages the website "Feeling Kinda Blue," a social network for people battling with depression or other mental illness. Trained professionals monitor the site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are chat rooms, blogs, and resources so people can connect with each other and with help. Photos: Feeling Kinda Blue 1 of 6 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions "We're looking for any signs of someone in major crisis or having thoughts of suicide. "I know they've saved lives," said St Louis attorney Sally Barker.

"I lost my son Alex to mental illness in 2007," she said. Barker says Alex struggled with depression for years. "I learned you can either become paralyzed by grief, which doesn't help myself or anyone else or you can take your grief and use it for productive purposes," she said. Donald Trump: Single Payer for Everyone Else.