Federal Judge Rules Against Obama’s Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON — A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled Friday that last year’s tax cut bill …

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Pediatrics President: Girl’s Death at DHS ‘Preventable’

The head of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in Department of Homeland Security custody “preventable” and called for pediatricians to have oversight of detention centers that hold migrant children. Dr. Colleen Kraft says the Dec. 8 death of Jackeline Caal is part of a broader failure to meet children’s basic …

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CDC Gun Death Report: Almost 40,000 People Died in 2017

Gun deaths in the U.S. have reached a record high, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the research, 39,773 people were fatally shot in 2017, a figure that has grown by more than 10,000 people since 1999. CDC data going back to 1979 shows that last year had the highest rates …

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How to Prevent Food Allergies in Children

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I have some natural remedies that I keep on hand for seasonal allergies, but food allergies are in a different camp altogether. While seasonal allergies are annoying, food allergies can be downright deadly. And it seems like more and more families are being affected by them. What Is a Food Allergy? Food allergies occur when the body produces a specific immune response to …

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Friday Treat: Sequin Sweater | British Beauty Blogger

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Friday Treat I’m a bit of a bah-humbug when it comes to Christmas sweaters – I just don’t want a glittery reindeer all over my chest. So this sweater is about as Christmassy-jumper as I’m prepared to go and it’s an absolute bargain at £20. Obviously, it’s not wool (which I’m happy about frankly as there’s less of a shrinkage …

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Doing it for the ‘gram – The MVF Newsround 14/12/18

Christmas is coming, did you know?! This week we’re doing it for the ‘Gram, getting angry and feeling warm ‘n’ fuzzy with a nice cup of cocoa. Calling all Milton Keynes based MvFFers – here is a date for your diary and we’re telling you way in advance, so no excuses! There’s gonna be an epic 24-hour footy match in …

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FT How To Spend It

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FT How To Spend It I’m sure most of us are up against it in the run up to Christmas, but one of the reasons I’m particularly pressed at the moment is because I’ve gone back to journalism (temporarily) and am writing for the Financial Times How To Spend It on-line. My section looks at luxury beauty products – some …

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