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Pennsylvania officials say Medicaid expansion talks are in final stage | Health4News

But the state offered few details about where the negotiations with the federal government are heading. Also in news about changes from the health law in the states, the Arizona Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of a case that could unravel that state’s Medicaid expansion. 11 more words

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Conventional weight loss techniques help obese women reduce weight gain during pregnancy | Health4News

A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. 17 more words

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A vision for preventing blindness in Indigenous communities | Health4News

The tragedy of vision loss and blindness in Indigenous communities is striking: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults have six times more blindness than non-Indigenous adults and nearly three times as much vision loss. 20 more words

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An intronic PICALM polymorphism, rs588076, is associated with allelic expression of a PICALM isoform | Health4News

Although genome wide studies have associated single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP)s near PICALM with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the mechanism underlying this association is unclear. PICALM is involved in clathrin-mediated endocytosis and modulates Ass clearance in vitro. 16 more words

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Proposed road works at Ping Kong Road, Sheung Shui gazetted | Health4News

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Government published in the Gazette today (August 29) the proposed road works at Ping Kong Road, Sheung Shui. The proposed works are needed to accommodate a proposed primary school in Area 36, Fanling. 23 more words

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