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The Haze Around Our Bodies - Germophobes Beware!

I subscribe to a myriad of newsletters as many do – among them are those that are aimed at health issues.

One article that I read today, issued by HHS, caught my attention.  249 more words

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Mizzou grad students lose health insurance thanks to Obamacare

Campus Reform: The University of Missouri (UM) told its graduate students on August 14 that it would no longer be providing subsidies for the students’ insurance coverage because of a recent IRS interpretation of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. 476 more words

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Is ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) A Hidden, Mysterious Disease?

It isn’t.

It might seem like it, according to the treatment it gets from our highly-regarded Health & Human Services Department (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other sub-departments of the huge HHS. 543 more words


Wheaton College ends student health insurance over Obamacare

Campus Reform: Wheaton College (Ill.) will no longer offer its students health care coverage after being denied a temporary exemption from the Obamacare contraceptive mandate. 284 more words


MoCo Council Member Resigned that County Homelessness is a Fact of Life

We’re disappointed, though not surprised that Montgomery County Council member George Leventhal thinks homelessness is just how it is in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County has come up with no innovative, or even mildly interesting solutions to helping homeless working families. 30 more words

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Obama revives Obamacare death panel

In the national debates/discussion leading up to Congress’ (which was then dominated by Democrats in both houses) passage of Obamacare, aka the Orwellian-named Affordable Care Act, Sarah Palin was roundly vilified by the media for warning Americans about “death panels.” 457 more words


Chilli ME Challenge

Do you remember the “Ice Bucket ALS Challenge” of last year?  Well, now, we have the “Chilli ME Challenge.”

Awareness for ME/CFS/SEID/CFIDS needs to be addressed… 128 more words