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Iowa submits final plan to stabilize health coverage costs

A top state official says Iowa's individual health insurance market under the Affordable Care Act will collapse if the federal government doesn't approve a short-term proposal aimed at stabilizing premium costs

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France wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks
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France wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks

France's interior minister says the government wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks like the one in which a mentally unstable man drove into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman

Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insurance
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Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insurance

A Republican Senate aide says the Senate health committee is scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation's individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized

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Texas slashes underperforming anti-abortion group's contract

Texas health officials say they are drastically reducing a $5 million family planning contract with an anti-abortion group that won't serve nearly as many women as expected

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Halt ordered on study of health threat from surface mines

Federal mining regulators have told the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to halt their study of the health risks for people living near Central Appalachia surface coal mines

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Vermont community health centers to receive federal grants

Vermont community health centers will receive federal grants equaling $816,000 in funding to help improve access to affordable health care

Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis
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Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis

Former US health chiefs to Trump: Avoid creating more instability in health insurance marketplaces

Rural areas hit hardest by growing doctor shortage
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Rural areas hit hardest by growing doctor shortage

A doctor shortage is looming in America, and rural medical centers are bracing themselves to take the hardest hit.

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Rule and budget push mental health agency to shift workers

Mississippi's Mental Health Department will begin handing off some workers to regional mental health groups in an effort to cut its budget and comply with a federal mandate

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NH lawmaker calls for state epidemiologist to resign

A New Hampshire lawmaker is calling for the state epidemiologist to resign after he criticized a health study on drinking water contaminants