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Filmmakers look at nutrition and health in black communities

Filmmakers look at nutrition and health in black communities

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December 07, 2018 at 8:51 am

Jasmine Johnson has become reacquainted with the South Dallas neighborhood where she grew up. Much is familiar, but she's noticed there aren't many places that sell fresh food. The 29-year-old fi...

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More Than Half Of California Nursing Homes Balk At Stricter Staffing Rules

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December 07, 2018 at 5:00 am | More than half of California’s nursing homes are asking to be exempted from new state regulations that would require them to spend more time directly caring for their patients. The state’s new st...

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

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December 06, 2018 at 1:31 pm | [protected-iframe id="cb713bc40359b32eed66267f96a39c4a-7618883-121704370" info="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/540757950&color=%23eb6530&auto_play=false&hide_...

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12-year-old endures surgeries and health scares, inspires NFL player's foundation

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December 06, 2018 at 9:14 am | Gavin Kuykendall's life has been shaped by his fight against heart disease. Now almost 12, he recently expressed all he's been through – by writing a letter to his heart disease. "You made my par...

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No Cash, No Heart. Transplant Centers Require Proof Of Payment.

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December 05, 2018 at 5:00 am | When Patrick Mannion heard about the Michigan woman denied a heart transplant because she couldn’t afford the anti-rejection drugs, he knew what she was up against. On social media posts of a let...

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Staying quit: How to stop smoking for good

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December 05, 2018 at 8:27 am | Nobody knows who first said, "To succeed, you first have to fail." But it's a phrase many smokers likely relate to. About half of all smokers try to quit each year, according to federal data. But...

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Without Obamacare Penalty, Think It’ll Be Nice To Drop Your Plan? Better Think Twice

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December 05, 2018 at 5:00 am | Dana Farrell’s car insurance is due. So is her homeowner’s insurance — plus her property taxes. It’s also time to re-up her health coverage. But that’s where Farrell, a 54-year-old former social ...

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Hearts from unusual donors could help meet growing transplant demand

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December 04, 2018 at 7:54 am | Researchers say the ever-growing waiting list of hopeful heart transplant recipients could be trimmed down – if only more patients were given the option to open their hearts to unlikely donors. T...

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In Grandma’s Stocking: An Apple Watch To Monitor Falls, Track Heart Rhythms

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December 04, 2018 at 5:00 am | For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list — either to give or ...

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