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Obamacare's 'essential benefits' explained

Under Obamacare, all insurance providers have to ensure a minimum level of coverage. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta repor… Read more

Some Americans ditch Obamacare for cheaper alternatives

When Guy Furay, who owns The Insurance Source in Greer, South Carolina, had a 61-year-old man and his wife come in looking for an alternative to pricey Obamacare insurance coverage, he had a solution: a short-term health plan. Read more

Texas Judge Puts ACA in Legal Peril – Again

The case is not expected to have an immediate effect on coverage for people who buy plans on the federal health law marketplaces because the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court – the third time that the justices will decide the fate of the landmark health law. Read more

Birthday: Alan Parsons

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Rock musician Alan Parsons is 70.  Read more

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Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies

The rising costs of premiums, deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to cheaper, less comprehensive — and sometimes inadequate — insurance. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Insurance Enrollment Is Lagging — And There Are Lots Of Reasons Why

Sign-ups for insurance under the Affordable Care Act are still well behind last year’s mark with just a week until the end of open enrollment in most states. The Supreme Court declines a case that could have allowed states to defund Planned Parenthood. And the Trump administration gets hundreds of thousands of comments about its proposed changes to immigration rules that could penalize people who use government-funded health care and other social service programs. Alice Ollstein of Politico, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health policy stories of the week. Read more

'Sesame Street' Muppet becomes first to experience homelessness

For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness -- and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own. Read more

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These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

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Is baby powder dangerous?​

Thousands of people in the U.S. have filed lawsuits claiming baby powder gave them cancer, but the scientific community is still unsure. Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Research continues into using stem cell treatment for arthritis

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the latest information on using stem cell therapy to treat an arthritic shoulder that causes excessive pain? ANSWER: New efforts in regenerative medicine, including stem cell therapy, could dramatically affect orthopedic surgery over the coming years. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Best way to boost fiber intake is by eating wide variety of high-fiber foods

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I experience constipation almost weekly, and eating bran flakes every day isn't helping. Are fiber supplements safe to use regularly and long term? Is there anything else I can do? Read more

How to save on prescription drugs

Q: I have a high-deductible health insurance plan and tend to rack up hefty prescription drug costs each year. Are there any good tools or resources to help me save on prescriptions? A: Many employers and insurers are beefing up their online tools to provide personalized advice that can help you pay less... Read more