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Arkansas alters Medicaid work requirement after more than 12,000 drop out

Arkansas officials will start letting people on Medicaid report their work requirements by phone, saying they wanted to see more people participate in the program. Previously the department of human services allowed people only to log their hours online, a provision that critics said was a barrier to people who didn’t have Internet access. The… Read More »

Thousands of women 'dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men'

Thousands of women ‘are dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men’, claims study Poor treatment contributed to deaths of more than 8,200 women over ten years  Women diagnosed with heart attack treated slower than men and not given tests Female patients twice as likely as men to die within a month… Read More »

Want to quit cigarettes? Here's why you've got a better chance of succeeding than ever before

Giving up cigarettes isn’t easy. Although some can quit completely, for others it can be a hard journey. Over 60% of smokers in Great Britain want to give up*. So what’s stopping them? There are more ways than ever to help smokers quit, such as nicotine patches, gums and tablets. And there are better alternatives… Read More »