Mississippi Senate rejects 2 proposals to expand Medicaid
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Biden asks high court to drop 2 Trump-era Medicaid cases

The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court not to hear arguments in two cases on its March calendar about the Trump administration’s plan to…

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CVS Health announces plan to re-enter ACA markets, reports 44% drop in Q4 profits
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CVS Health announces plan to re-enter ACA markets, reports 44% drop in Q4 profits

CVS Health will re-enter the Affordable Care Act exchanges come January 2022, with CEO Karen Lynch calling the market sound and estimating it could comprise…

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Molina reported a $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020
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Molina reports $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020

Molina reported a $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020, with a rise in COVID-19 costs, acquisition expenses and the extension of the risk-sharing…

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Molina reported a $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020
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Molina reported a $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020

Molina reported a $100 million year-over-year drop in profits in 2020, with a rise in COVID-19 costs, acquisition expenses and the extension of the risk-sharing…

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Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge
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Coronavirus cases drop at US homes for elderly and infirm

Coronavirus cases have dropped at U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care facilities over the past few weeks, offering a glimmer of hope that health…

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Anthem's Q4 profits drop 41% with added COVID costs, patient care
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Anthem’s Q4 profits drop 41% with added COVID costs, patient care

Anthem reported a 41% year-over-year drop in fourth quarter profits for 2020, with increased COVID-19 costs and a surge in patients seeking delayed care bringing…

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"MyPillow guy" Mike Lindell says he'd welcome suit from voting machines maker Dominion
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Retailers drop MyPillow products as CEO promotes false election claims

MyPillow founder Mike Lindell — a vocal proponent of President Donald Trump’s false claims that the presidential election was rigged — says retailers including Bed…

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Potent drug supply drop, not domestic drug policies, likely behind 2018 OD death downturn
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Potent drug supply drop, not domestic drug policies, likely behind 2018 OD death downturn

The spike in overdose deaths in 2016-2017, and their return to the expected trajectory in 2018 coincide with availability and disappearance of the powerful drug…

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Big drop reported in vaping by US teenagers
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Big drop reported in vaping by US teenagers

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Vaping by U.S. teenagers fell dramatically this year, especially among middle schoolers, according to a federal report released Wednesday. Experts think…

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France reports post-lockdown high of 4,897 new virus cases
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Australia extends Melbourne lockdown despite drop in cases

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Australian officials on Sunday extended a strict virus lockdown of the country’s second-biggest city by two weeks, saying new cases had…

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