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HealthDay specializes in producing evidence-based health content, which is licensed to media companies, hospitals, managed care organizations, publishers, non-profits and government agencies. This week, state officials received an indication of how much a proposal under current health reform bills to expand Medicaid eligibility would affect them, which puts many governors in the uncomfortable position of addressing the rising number of uninsured residents while protecting their states' bottom lines, the Baltimore Sun reports.

We expected that if you had any siblings at all, that would give you the experience with personal relationships that would help you in marriage,” study co-author and assistant professor of psychology Donna Bobbitt-Zeher said in an association news release.health newshealth news

Still, by the industry throwing its weight around with threats of higher premiums, it may be risking a backlash from Congress, which could still turn to the public option as the only feasible method for constraining ever-rising health insurance costs.

Regular walking helps teenagers quit smoking - teenagers who walk for 20 minutes a day may find it easier to give up smoking, researchers from the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services reported in the Journal of Adolescent Health (April 2013 issue).

Outbreaks of a viral diarrheal illness in child care centers across the Valley have prompted the Maricopa Department of Public Health to issue a Public Health Surveillance Alert concerning the spread of the Shigella virus, which causes shigellosis disease.health news