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Donald Trump attacks Democrats on Twitter, touts new healthcare plan.

Donald Trump went on a brief Twitter rant Sunday morning during which he took a shot at the Democrats while continuing his promise of healthcare reform.

- Global News - CA

The Call-In: Your Stories About Veterans Affairs.

This week's Call-In is about the Department of Veterans Affairs: stories from veterans about getting health care and ideas for reforming the whole agency.

- NPR - US

Trump declares 'Obamacare is dead' in Sunday morning Twitter frenzy.

President Donald Trump was up to his early morning Twitter hijinks on Sunday, declaring that “Obamacare is dead,” and saying his “healthcare plan in on the way.” The president got off to an early start, calling the Democrats “leaderless” before saying they want to...

- The Raw Story - US

Trump Says New Health Care Plan Is 'On Its Way,' Doesn't Say When.

President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted that a new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is “on its way,” though he did not specify when. “Will have much lower premiums & deductibles while at the same time taking care of pre-existing conditions!” he tweeted. “ObamaCare is dead.” Trump ...

- TPM News - US

'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump Rants on Twitter About Leaderless Democrats and GOP Health Care Plan.

"You can't compare anything to ObamaCare because ObamaCare is dead."

- Mediaite - US

Giant rabbit died after United staff put it in freezer: report.

A giant rabbit, who mysteriously died in the care of United Airlines, was accidentally shut in a freezer by a bungling staffer for 16 hours, a media report has claimed.Three-foot Simon, who was expected to outgrow his father Darius to become the worlds biggest bunny, appeared happy and healthy when he touched down at ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

At Day 100, Trump Rips Media Dinner, Heads for Pa.

President Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, reports the AP , renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans in a rally in Harrisburg at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and...

- Newser - US

Eman Ahmed returns home today, doctors happy with the progress.

Egyptian lady Eman Ahmed who is said to be world's heaviest woman, came to India for treatment will be leaving India on Sunday today. Eman's treatment included the Rs 83 lakh flight from Alexandria to Mumbai and have cost Rs 2 crore. The whole endeavour which started with great hope and goodwill ended controversially, with ...

- Yahoo! News - US

We need to fight obesity, not obese people.

The alarming rates of obesity have brought widespread attention to the medical consequences of this public health problem. Often ignored, however, are the social and personal obstacles overweight and obese individuals face. People who are obese may immediately understand that weight stigma does exist. A clothes shop ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Trump stumbled on healthcare and immigration, but he's been 'a wrecking ball' on the environment.

In a Trump administration beset by lost opportunities, muddled strategies and frequent missteps in its first 100 days, one area stands out for its disciplined approach and early successes: the multi-front assault on environmental regulations. Unlike the Obamacare repeal debacle or immigration actions...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Trump's first 100 days: a president's very public education.

Health care is complicated. China can be a useful ally. NATO isn't obsolete. Being president is hard. Over the course of his 100 days in office, President Donald Trump has been startlingly candid about his public education in the ways of Washington and the world. He has been blocked by the courts and befuddled by The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

100 days in, Donald Trump says he has brought about 'profound change'

President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Republican approach to Trumpcare: 'insanity,' 'incredibly frustrating,' 'divorced from reality'

Campaign Action After seven years of dithering around and using every trick in the book to find ways to repeal and defund Obamacare, Republicans got caught with their pants around their ankles when it came time to do that other thing they promised—replacing it. Now that they're in the position of having to, they're ...

- Daily Kos - US

PHOTO: Familiar faces

Besides the work done by the team at the Jamaica Observer to make the weekly Your Health Your Wealth magazine possible, there is also a team of health care professionals who contribute content to help keep our readers informed, and last Tuesday a few of them journeyed to the Worthington, Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, to ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Elon Thompson doing his bit to heal health sector

Dr Elon Thompson is on a mission to do his part to ensure that sick people and the medical doctors who attend to them in the public health system understand and respect each other very well.Who is he? Meet the relatively new president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association , a staunch Montegonian who is hell-bent on ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

WHCA chief rips Trump's attempts to 'delegitimize' media

White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason fired back against President Donald Trump's anti-media rhetoric during his introductory speech at the association's annual dinner Saturday. We cannot ignore the rhetoric that has been employed by the president about who we are and what we do,' Mason, the White ...

- POLITICO - US

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans.

- Stars and Stripes - US

A new idea for filling hard-to-fill health-care jobs: Ex-offenders

Johns Hopkins and others are giving people with criminal records a second chance.

- Washington Post - US

100 Days In, Trump Says At Rally That He's Brought About 'Profound Change'

HARRISBURG, Pa. — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans. In his morning radio address Trump issued an assurance: “My only allegiance is to you, ...

- TPM News - US

GOP Health Plan for Pre-existing Conditions Spawns Worries

From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns.In...

- Newsmax - US

WHCA President: Trump's Rhetoric About Media 'Dangerous'

Jeff Mason, president of the White House Correspondents Association, said Saturday at the WHCA dinner that press acces under President Donald Trump has been very good, but the rhetoric presented by the president about the media is "dangerous to a healthy Republic."

- Newsmax - US

Home Capital: The question of conflict in a crisis of confidence

Problems of perception and conflicts seem to have spread to Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

- The Globe and Mail - CA

House Freedom Caucus Congressman Believes Next Health Care Legislation Will Pass

Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, member and former chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, discusses President Trump's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

- NPR - US

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans. The post 100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change' appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in Pennsylvania, claims 'change'

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans. Declaring his "only allegiance is to you, our wonderful citizens," Trump signed...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

WHCA chief slams Trump's attempts to 'delegitimize' media

White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason fired back against President Donald Trump's anti-media rhetoric during his introductory speech at the association's annual dinner Saturday. We cannot ignore the rhetoric that has been employed by the president about who we are and what we do,' Mason, the White ...

- POLITICO - US

Trump 'will be so angry' if health bill not passed

President Trump addressed supporters in Harrisburg, Pa., on April 29 and promised to repeal and replace that disaster known as Obamacare.'

- Washington Post - US

On 100th day, Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans. In his morning radio address Trump issued an assurance: "My only allegiance is to you, our...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'Innovative healthcare funding needed'

In order to bridge the huge infrastructure gap, India will need more participation from the private sector and for these conventional modes of healthcare funding will need to be aided by innovative modes funding to improve healthcare investments in India, a NatHealth-PwC Report has revealed.The report — on 'Funding ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Jaitley asks ED to penalise those who evade taxes

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday asked law enforcement agencies like the Enforcement Directorate to use their penalising powers "expeditiously" in cases of non-compliance of laws for tax payments.Speaking at the Enforcement Day function here, he termed money laundering, round tripping, tax evasion and creation of ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

10 things you need to know today: April 29, 2017

1. President Trump signed a one-week spending bill Friday night after both houses of Congress voted to approve the measure just hours before the midnight deadline to avert a government shutdown. The stopgap measure had been put in jeopardy by a White House push to pass health-care reform before the administration's 100th ...

- The Week - US

Minister for Health 'out of touch' with public over new National Maternity Hospital

The Magdalene Survivors Together group says the Minister for Health is totally out of touch with the majority of people in Ireland over the new National Maternity Hospital.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Trump's first 100 days: a president's very public education

Health care is complicated. China can be a useful ally. NATO isn't obsolete. Being president is hard. Over the course of his 100 days in office, President Donald Trump has been startlingly candid about his public education in the ways of Washington and the world. He's been blocked by the courts and befuddled by a The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Trump signs short-term spending bill to delay shutdown

President Trump signed a one-week spending bill Friday night after both houses of Congress voted to approve the measure just hours before the midnight deadline to avert a government shutdown. "I'm disappointed that it doesn't go quicker," Trump said of working with Congress earlier Friday. "It is a very tough system." The ...

- The Week - US

10 things you need to know today: April 29, 2017

1. President Trump signed a one-week spending bill Friday night after both houses of Congress voted to approve the measure just hours before the midnight deadline to avert government shutdown. The stopgap measure had been put in jeopardy by a White House push to pass health-care reform before the administration's 100th day ...

- The Week - US

Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

WASHINGTON — Health care is complicated. China can be a useful ally. NATO isn't obsolete. Being president is hard.

- Billings Gazette - US

American Medical Association President On GOP Health Care Plan

Republicans have revived efforts to overhaul health care. NPR's Scott Simon asks American Medical Association President Andrew Gurman what he'd like to see in a health care bill.

- NPR - US

What Trump has done to Obamacare

President Trump may not have accomplished his top priority of repealing Obamacare in his first 100 days, but he has certainly left his mark on the health reform law.

- CNNMoney - US

GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries

WASHINGTON — From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are…

- Billings Gazette - US

Those TV Drug Ads Distract Us From The Medical Care We Need

Doctors spend lots of time answering questions about the latest drug ad, and that means less time answering questions that could really help your health, a primary care physician says.

- NPR - US

Stoke family's second dwelling addresses mentally ill son's health and housing needs

Taking his mentally ill son's care into his own hands has led a Nelson man to extol the virtues of second dwellings in meeting the region's housing demand.

- Stuff - NZ

Suffering in silence: One million Syrians in Lebanon desperate for healthcare

Syrian refugees make up 25 per cent of Lebanon's population, but many live in poverty, unable to legally work and without the funds to pay for any healthcare.

- ABC News - AU

Malaria, wiped out in U.S., still plagues American travelers

- U.S. public health officials declared victory over malaria in 1951, but the mosquito-borne disease continues to infect and kill American travelers, a new study shows.

- Reuters - US

With Obamacare in doubt, California asks insurers to double up on rate filings

NEW YORK - Health insurers seeking regulatory approval for 2018 individual insurance plans can file two sets of premium rates as a way to deal with market uncertainty created by Republicans' promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, a California state insurance regulator said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Video: Mario Schlosser at Vator Splash Health 2017

Reinventing health insuranceAt our Vator Splash Health 2017 event last March 23, Mario Schlosser, Founder and CEO of Oscar Health, Brian Singerman, Partner at Founders Fund, and Bambi Francisco, Founder and CEO of Vator on Reinventing health insurance; How do we get to affordable and accessible care? Thanks to Splash Health ...

- VatorNews - US

Major pro-life advocate Charmaine Yoest appointed to key HHS role

Washington D.C., Apr 28, 2017 / 03:23 pm .- On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his intention to appoint prominent pro-life legislative activist Charmaine Yoest as the new assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services. Yoest served for years as president and CEO of Americans ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

HRC Foundation Opens Fourth Annual Time to THRIVE Conference in Support of LGBTQ Youth

On Friday, HRC Foundation’s fourth annual Time to THRIVE Conference commenced with an opening plenary featuring advocate award-winners, special guest speakers and musical entertainment. In its fourth year, this premier event addresses safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ and questioning youth, and bring together ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China

China's smog has created a public health crisis that has led the Chinese government to declare a war on air pollution. In addition, as part of the Paris climate agreements, China has committed to peaking its CO2 emissions by 2030 or sooner. A new study led by researchers at Princeton University analyzes a conflict between ...

- Princeton University - US

Paul Ryan Isn't Even Trying to Pass a Health Care Bill Anymore

The LA Times reports that House Republicans have steadfastly refused to reach out to Democrats in an effort to pass their health care bill. This is no surprise. They're well aware of how they suckered Democrats in 2009, killing months of time in "talks" even though none of them ever planned to support Obamacare. They figure ...

- Mother Jones - US

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