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Archive: April 16, 2013

PHOTO: Montanans wait to testify at a House hearing about expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Photo credit: Montana Women Vote.

HELENA, Mont. - Montana lawmakers listened to about 60 people testify Monday afternoon about whether to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. There are issues about future costs, as well as objections overall to the ACA. It's estimated the extension would bring health insurance to ...Read More

PHOTO: The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP North Dakota are holding free workshops targeted to those age 50 and older who are looking to start a business. CREDIT: Jacob Boetter

BISMARCK, N.D. - Those North Dakotans who may have been thinking about starting their own business after years in the work force will have some help available in the coming weeks. The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP North Dakota are partnering on a series of free workshops to offer advic ...Read More

DENVER - New rules from the state Department of Insurance say discrimination will not be tolerated when it comes to health-insurance policies for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Coloradans. That makes Colorado just the third state in the nation to put such rules in effect. The ruling says hea ...Read More

Photo: Maryland Gun Control activists hope Congress will learn a lesson from the Maryland General Assembly. Photo: Executive Office of the Governor

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Just a few weeks after the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation requiring gun buyers to submit to fingerprinting, local activists are calling on Congress to pay attention. Becky Wagner, executive director of Advocates for Children and Youth, wants Maryland's law to be a na ...Read More

IMAGE: This is STD Awareness Month. The GYT campaign is a partnership among the Kaiser Family Foundation, MTV, Planned Parenthood and the Centers for Disease Control. CREDIT: Planned Parenthood Arizona.

PHOENIX - This is STD Awareness Month and, for the fifth year, MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation, Planned Parenthood and the Centers for Disease Control are partnering in the GYT Campaign - "Get Yourself Talking, Get Yourself Tested." According to Carol Bafaloukos, associate medical director of Pl ...Read More

PHOTO: Supporters say expansion of Medicaid is critical for hard-working Ohioans. Photo credit AARP Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A key vote in the Ohio House could nix plans to expand Medicaid in the state. The House Finance Committee on Thursday will decide on a version of the state budget that does not include Governor John Kasich's original plan to expand Medicaid to include those earning up to 138 percent ...Read More

PHOTO:   CREDIT: Leonid Mamchenkov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In the aftermath of another deadly day in America with the bombings in Boston, parents are being reminded how such events can emotionally traumatize young children. According to psychologist Korenna Barto, the images and stories splashed everywhere can have a negative effect on ...Read More

BOSTON - When the explosions went off that killed at least two and injured scores more along the route of the Boston Marathon Monday, Curt Gilmore was at a tent beyond the finish line helping give food and drink to exhausted runners. "So I was at that tent out on Boylston Street, with a straight vi ...Read More

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