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Failed health care overhaul could have cost Idahoans some insurance benefits

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March 24, 2017 at 2:03 pm

As Republicans in Washington sought to replace the Affordable Care Act, they considered excising a key piece of the existing law — a move that would have had an outsized effect on Idahoans. The l...

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Diagnosis and prognosis of future of health care

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March 24, 2017 at 10:33 am | I stopped in for a check-up last week at my doctor’s office and, as I stood in the waiting area, I surveyed the patients and wondered which of them — which of us — will be able to afford a visit a ye...

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Late Move To Dump ‘Essential’ Benefits Could Strand Chronically Ill

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March 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm | Updated, 7:09 AM A last-minute attempt by conservative Republicans to dump standards for health benefits in plans sold to individuals would probably lower the average consumer’s upfront insurance...

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US-aided fighters face little resistance in Syrian operation

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March 24, 2017 at 12:04 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) — Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters have encountered light resistance in northern Syria after U.S. pilots airlifted them into combat, an American officer said Friday, suggesting the op...

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Prince George to attend Thomas's Battersea school in London

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March 24, 2017 at 11:16 am | LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince George will attend the Thomas's Battersea prep school beginning in September. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced their choice Friday. The pala...

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Pricey cholesterol drug cuts heart attack, stroke risk

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March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS A highly anticipated study has found that the new cholesterol-lowering drug evolocumab can reduce heart attacks and strokes among high-risk patients. The fi...

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Insurers May Notch Bigger Profits From Fewer Customers In ‘Trumpcare’

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March 24, 2017 at 9:21 am | The House GOP’s embattled health care bill has plenty of detractors: Democrats, hospitals, the American Medical Association and the House Freedom Caucus all oppose it. But the insurance industry is n...

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Naked group stages disruption by notorious Auschwitz gate

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March 24, 2017 at 10:33 am | WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A group of 11 people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together by the main gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz before being detai...

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Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England

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March 24, 2017 at 9:38 am | ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time l...

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