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Scores of Planned Parenthood Supporters Decry GOP's 'Defund' Bill

Richards would absolutely shut down an offer by Mr. Trump to stop performing abortions . Planned Parenthood does referrals for mammograms, and some of their affiliates will provide free mammography mobile vans for uninsured women, the fact check noted.

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GOP Plan To Replace Obamacare Calls For Medicaid Caps

But in some cases those components would work differently under the GOP framework than is now the case with the ACA, or Obamacare. They must pay the full cost of coverage. If it passes, that will be a welcome change for many small and mid-size business owners. States would gain flexibility to cap enrollment and change benefits.

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California health advocates blast GOP bill as harmful

Craig Garthwaite of Northwestern University said the proposed tax credits, which would range from $2,000 to $4,000, were " frankly not enough for a low-income person to afford insurance". It will "deliver relief from Obamacare's taxes and mandates and lay the groundwork for a 21st century health care system", the GOP said on its website.

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Mumps cases on the rise in Kansas

According to an email sent by the Office of Emergency Management, mumps is a mild disease but has the ability to spread quickly. There are 56 reported cases across 12 counties : Atchison, Barton, Crawford, Douglas, Ellis, Finney, Franklin, Johnson, Marshall, Riley, Rooks and Thomas.

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Strawberries, Spinach Top Dirty Dozen List

EWG's analysis of tests by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that almost 70 percent of samples of 48 types of conventional produce were contaminated with residues of one or more pesticides. It ranks the best and worst produce when it comes to pesticide content. In a change from previous year, potatoes and pears made the "Dirty Dozen" . Produce that had relatively fewer pesticides and lower total concentrations of pesticide residues was placed on the group's "Clean Fifteen" ...

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Formula One: Vettel leaves partying Hamilton in his wake

As for the visuals, all we can do so far is go on-board with Bottas as he completes a full lap of the Catalunya track. As you can see, the vehicle does look like it carries more momentum through those high-speed corners. The team said the double world champion had experienced the same intermittent electrical shutdown that hampered Belgian rookie teammate Stoffel Vandoorne on Thursday.

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Which season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was best?

Even now the show feels relevant, so it's no surprise it's so fondly remembered. The beauty of this episode was the parallel between the "changed" Angel that Buffy had to face, both by losing her virginity to him and having his soul removed by a mystic gypsy curse.

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Cooler temperatures expected across the state for Friday

Light west-northwest wind. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Looks like there will be a chance for rain each day as well. Highs will be in the low 20s to low 30s. Tuesday through Wednesday now look like they will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 60s/ low 70s with south/ southeast winds at 5-15 miles per hour.

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Letter to the editor: Defunding Planned Parenthood bad health policy

The bill would prohibit for a year any funding to Planned Parenthood , a major provider of women's health services, restrict abortion access in covered plans on the health exchange and scale back Medicaid services used by many low-income women, among other changes.

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Worst month on record for A&E waiting times

More people than ever had to sit in emergency departments, for over four hours, before they were seen by medical staff. In future paramedics should be "conveying patients to hospital only when this is clinically necessary", the letter says.

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Mourinho out for revenge as Man United visit Chelsea in Cup

Eden Hazard says that the goal he scored against Arsenal last month was one of the best of his Chelsea career. Eden Hazard has said that he wants to add the FA Cup to his medal collection as Chelsea prepare to take on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United at Stamford Bridge with a place in the semifinal at stake.

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Badrinath Ki Dulhania: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawans Film Releasing Today

Online piracy has become a big headache for film makers in India, and there are several instances when Hindi movies are leaked online before release on theatres. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the movie revolves around a man Badrinath Bansal (Varun Dhawan) and Vaidehi (Alia Bhatt) who falls in love with each other with opposite views on gender equality rights.

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Could Jay Cutler be the next Jets QB?

And yet, interestingly, he clearly also was the most talented and productive quarterback the Bears ever had. Then disgruntled in Denver, Cutler was acquired in April 2009 in a blockbuster deal with the Broncos. Aside from that, Cutler already played for Kyle's father, Mike, who shaped him to become a dependable quarterback. Now, we're left to question Cutler's football future, and it didn't take long for the New York Jets - a team in need of a place-holder quarterback - to be pointed to as ...

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Assembly Elections 2017: Who's Winning Where? Here's What Exit Poll Shows

In the next round of Rajya Sabha elections, the BJP will probably streak ahead of the Congress, especially when UP and Uttarakhand seats come up for election. Polls also suggested Modi's party was set to take power from Congress in the northern state of Uttarakhand as well as the small state of Manipur, but with the vote much closer.

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Traffic now flowing smoothly on highways

He said that the Gauteng Traffic officers are now addressing the meter taxi drivers at the OR tambo Airport. He said they were unhappy that Uber was charging lower prices that are driving metered drivers out of business. "The threats and intimidation against those who want to use Uber to boost their income is unacceptable", Samantha Allenberg, a spokeswoman for Uber in Africa, said by email.

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Maruti case: 31 convicted, 117 acquitted by Gurugram court

The quantum of punishment for the convicted will be announced later. Awanish Kumar Dev, general manager (human resource), was killed in the violence while the plant was also damaged. During the labour violence on July 18, 2012, almost a hundred managers and supervisors sustained serious and critical injuries and had to be hospitalised.

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Nepali envoy draws India's attention towards Kanchanpur incident

The incident occurred in Ananda Bazar area along the Nepal-India border. Meanwhile, the Indian Government said it is carefully monitoring the situation in the Saptari sector where the Madhesis dissatisfaction over the Constitution Amendment is once again on the fore.

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Health Care Act is seriously flawed (letter to the editor)

It eliminates several taxes that previously offset to the cost of the Affordable Care Act. From an October 2015 Commonwealth Fund Report comparing the USA with 13 other rich countries, the data indicates higher spending in the US happens because of excessive use of medical technology and higher health care prices, while there were LESS doctor visits, hospital admissions or spending on social services.

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Expert Says American Health Care Act Step in Right Direction

To give a quick overview, the proposed legislation aims to eliminate the subsidy that individual's get based on their income and insurance costs. "The Republican plan to repeal and replace the ACA not only destroys the progress achieved during President Obama's tenure, but it also manufactures new health care crises that will have a devastating impact on seniors, women, and working- and middle-class Americans".

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Wife Wishes Srinivas Kuchibhotla On His 33rd Birthday On Facebook

The next hearing has been scheduled for May and Adam Puriton has been sent back to Austin prison. Haley's bill would double duration of the sentence for a crime requiring incarceration and compel imprisonment if the underlying crime carried a nonprison sentence.

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Chronic kidney diseases on rise in sub urban India

On March 9, 2017, World Kidney Day will put a spotlight on the importance of kidneys and ways to reduce the impact of kidney disease. One thing about kidney disease is that it is linked to obesity. What's really important for people to understand is that chronic kidney disease is known as a "silent disease". "Transplant is the option which gives the best chance of a good long term quality of life", he underlined.

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Maple Leafs defeat Flyers for second straight win

The 28-year-old got the goal as he normally does with the man advantage, planting himself in front of Andersen and then redirecting a Gostisbehere point shot. The reality is we're in a really good spot. "It just wasn't good enough". This week, he's certainly answered the call, with two home wins to begin a stretch of five games against closely grouped teams in the Atlantic Division .

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Vermont insurer, hospitals oppose Obamacare replacement bill

This makes it hard for people to even try to regain coverage after losing it. In addition to major revisions to Medicaid and other parts of the health care system, the American Health Care Act proposes a number of changes to tax law, including repealing almost all ACA taxes; delaying implementation of the excise tax on high-cost health plans (the so-called "Cadillac tax"); replacing the existing premium tax credit with a new refundable health insurance credit; and enhancing Health ...

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Planned Parenthood opposes health care bill

A recent survey found that community health centers not only provide more comprehensive health care than Planned Parenthood , excluding abortions, they also outnumber the abortion group's facilities by 20 to one. We go for compassionate, affordable, high-quality health care. Dawn Laguens, the executive vice president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said the family planning provider rejected Trump's offer.

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Bipasha Basu Denies Allegations Of "Unprofessional Behaviour"

Bipasha also to Twitter on Tuesday to clarify matters and accused Rekhi of being a "con woman" talking "utter rubbish" about her work ethics, also adding that no one lasts in the industry for 15 years being 'unprofessional'. Sana also said that Bipasha can never do anything of that sort. For those of you who have seen Siddhart Anand's 2008 romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno , you would remember the scene in which Bipasha Basu throws a tantrum backstage after her performance and slams the ...

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CT resident dies after sickened by listeria; DPH investigating multi-state outbreak

Half of the patients are from NY, while Connecticut, Florida, and Vermont have each reported one case. Two of the six cases have been fatal, including residents from CT and Vermont. The agency identified the outbreak strain of Listeria in leftover cheese that the family identified as Ouleout cheese from Vulto Creamery. Pregnant women need to be especially careful to avoid this infection, since it can cause premature labor, miscarriage, and stillbirth, even if the woman only has a mild ...

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Play resumes at University Oval evacuated after fire alarm

The alarm started going off at the venue after the tea session on the third day with South Africa having scored 14 for 1 in their second innings. As for the live telecast, it will be available on Sky Sport 1 in New Zealand , Fox Sports 2 in Australia, Supersport in South Africa , Sky Sports in the United Kingdom (UK) and OSN Sports in the Middle East.

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Gain a super-sized memory with a little training

Using a memory palace involves making an imaginary journey through a place you know well, such as a building like a palace, using each location as a visual prompt to store information. Twenty minutes after seeing a list of 72 words, the experts remembered an average of 70.8 words; the nonexperts caught, on average, only 39.9 words. "Not only can you induce a behavioural change, the training also induces similar brain connectivity patterns as those seen in memory athletes", Dresler said.

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Purdue Basketball: Five storylines to follow for the 2017 Big Ten Tournament

Wisconsin looked to be in the driver's seat to win the conference, but they lost five of their last seven games and slipped into a second place finish. Especially depending on how the other conference tournaments play out, with other bubble teams vying for a bid and the possibility of a few sub-par teams stealing automatic bids.

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For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost

Women with breast cancer sometimes get confusing messages about soy-based foods, including soy milk, edamame and tofu. Contrary to the earlier reports, a new study which was conducted reveals that a component of soy-based product known as isoflavones is capable of slowing the development of breast cancer and also decelerates the growth of hormone receptor negative breast cancer disease.

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Vols lose to Georgia in SEC tourney, 59-57

On the season, Tennessee basketball is averaging 75.0 points, 38.0 rebounds and 14.0 assists per game. Tennessee got off to a slow start but Georgia couldn't take advantage. "No more injuries, though. I'm just thanking God". The Bulldogs again went on a 6-0 spurt capped by Maten's jumper to take a 43-37 lead. J.J. Frazier was a first-team All-SEC selection by both the coaches and the media, but didn't look like the conference's third leading scorer for a good chunk of Thursday's game.

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Harley-Davidson launch their 2017 XG750A Street Rod

Harley increased rear suspension travel by 31 percent over the Street 750. "The Street Rod will put the thrill in any urban commute", said Mathew Weber, Harley-Davidson Chief Engineer for the Street Rod. The new motorcycle shares most of the underpinnings from the now sold Street 750. The compression ratio too has been updated from 11:1 to 12:1. There's the addition of new high output air cleaner as well.

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Centre shuts down US-based Christian organisation alleging religious conversions

MEA spokesman Gopal Baglay said suggestions in the U.S. media about RSS involvement in getting the NGO banned were "completely extraneous" to the matter and it did not affect government decisions. Meanwhile, the RSS condemned The New York Times " attempt to malign its image with regards to Compassion International's so-called backchannel contact with its representatives in Washington DC, as "unfair and totally false.' All India Prachar Pramukh, Manmohan Vaidya said, "RSS works only in India ...

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Chiefs rumors: Jamaal Charles, Seattle Seahawks have "mutual interest"

As Ben Renner wrote on Wednesday, Adrian Peterson 's interest in the Seattle Seahawks seems to be unrequited. He boasts a career yards-per-carry average of 5.5, and has never averaged less than five yards per carry in a season when has gotten the ball at least 15 times.

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Guatemala in mourning after blaze kills at least 20 girls in shelter

SAN JOSE PINULA, Guatemala-Hospital officials said the death toll in a fire at a youth shelter in Guatemala rose to 31 after several girls died overnight of severe burns. Witnesses said the riot and subsequent fire occurred as a protest because of the poor conditions in the shelter. Dozens of residents escaped but 54 were recaptured and kept isolated from the others.