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Report Says Changes Will Increase Health Premiums Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 21 May 2018 17:27
 
Premiums for health insurance plans sold on the federal marketplace are expected to increase by nearly 16.9 percent in Florida next year due to changes in the Affordable Care Act, according to a new analysis released Friday <5.18.18>. Released by the Center for American Progress, the analysis estimates that a decision by Congress and President Donald Trump to repeal the mandate that people buy health insurance, coupled with proposed changes to the types of policies that can be sold, will increase premiums for Floridians by $1,011.
 
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Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2018 17:37
 
Trump's 'American Patients First' Plan Announced Print E-mail
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Monday, 14 May 2018 14:16

White House officials unveiled on Friday, 5.11.18 the broad contours of a plan to counteract rising prescription drug prices. The 44-page document, titled American Patients First, includes a three-page outline of the Trump administration's two-phase blueprint.

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Following five healthy lifestyle habits may increase life expectancy by decade or more Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 May 2018 17:07

Maintaining five healthy habits-eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking-during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers also found that U.S. women and men who maintained the healthiest lifestyles were 82% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease and 65% less likely to die from cancer when compared with those with the least healthy lifestyles over the course of the roughly 30-year study period. The study is the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of adopting low-risk lifestyle factors on life expectancy in the U.S. It was published online April 30, 2018 in Circulation.

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Tuesday, 06 March 2018 00:00
 
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