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10 months ago

How a progressive would critique Bernie Sanders' health care plan - The Week Magazine

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Whether to push for a single-payer health care system has become a massive flashpoint in the 2016 Democratic race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. And I find myself occupying a weird place in it. On the one hand, I basically agree that Sanders' single-payer proposal is unrealistic, and that we'd be better off building on ObamaCare. On the other hand, I am acutely aware of how grotesquely cynical Clinton's attack on Sanders' proposal was.

So I think there's an adult critique Clinton could make of Sanders' single-payer push. But s

10 months ago

Shari Redstone: Father's "Health Flourished" After Manuela Herzer Was Forced Out - Hollywood Reporter

Shari Redstone has said in a legal declaration that her father Sumner Redstones "health flourished" after former girlfriend Manuela Herzer was forced out of his home.



Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman was named Redstone's health care proxy after Herzer left, but Shari Redstone also says in the statement to the court that her father wants her to be consulted on any health care-related decisions.



The declaration, filed this week in the Los Angeles Superior Court, adds to the documents being reviewed in the legal showdown over Viacom executive chairman and CBS Corp. chairman emeritus Sumner Redstone's health care. It emerged after Wednesday news th

10 months ago

State health panel to host webinar on Zika virus - New York Daily News

The Zika virus is linked to microcephaly, a birth defect causing newborns to have unusually small heads and abnormal brain development.UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS The Zika virus is linked to microcephaly, a birth defect causing newborns to have unusually small heads and abnormal brain development.

State officials said Saturday it will host a webinar on the Zika virus for health professionals, after nine cases were diagnosed in New York.



ZIKA VIRUS VACCINE COULD BE READY FOR EMERGENCY USE BEFORE END OF 2016



State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker said officials will discuss during the Monday forum how they are attempting to reduce the spread of Zika.



Meanwhile, Russia not considered at risk is working on a vaccine to combat the virus, officials said. Russian scientists hope to have a patent ready for testing by March, with plans to export the vaccine.



The mosquito-borne virus has spread rapidly, mostly in Latin America. Symptoms are mild and cold-like, but the virus is linked to microcephaly, a birth defect causing newborns to have unusually small heads and abnormal brain development.



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1 year ago

Helpful Tips For Keeping Yourself Fit And Healthy

If you are working harder and achieving less in your personal fitness routine, it is time to take a look at some helpful advice on how you can work smarter, not harder. Everyone can learn something new that can bring better results with less effort and you can begin by reading the great tips below.

You must do resistance training if you want to build muscle mass. It's as simple as that. It is healthy, even though cardio exercise will not build muscle bulk. If you wish to build visible muscles, you will need to do resistance exercises, preferably with free weights, not exercise machines.

To stay fit it's important to break bad food habits. While a healthy diet contributes grea