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Here’s how much a family with good health insurance spent last year – CBS News

Between 2008 and 2018, health insurance and and related medical costs for employees of large companies rose twice as fast as wages, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, a family of four in the U.S. with coverage from a larger employer spent a total of $ 7,726 on health care—that’s up from $… Read More »

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a ‘life-and-death matter’

Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adequate care. “In my home state of Texas, we saw more than a quarter… Read More »

‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing

Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan ‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing Independent.ie A woman… Read More »

Gestational Diabetes in the Mother Increases Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Kaberi Dasgupta, McGill University You probably know someone with diabetes, as it is an increasingly common disease. In 2017, more than 425 million adults were living with diabetes, and more than 1,106,500 children were living with Type 1 diabetes, globally. There are three common types of diabetes. In Type 1, the body’s immune system attacks… Read More »