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All Health Policy Is Local: The Case of the Individual Mandate Penalty in New York

By CHRISTINE EIBNER, SARAH NOWAK, PREETHI RAO Sarah Nowak Preethi Rao Christine Eibner Although signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has been in constant flux, with key aspects changing due to time-dependent provisions, Supreme Court decisions and shifts in U.S. policy. The effects of changes to the ACA on health insurance enrollment… Read More »

UK health care worker contracts rare monkeypox virus in third case

The latest patient had been involved in caring for another case at Blackpool Victoria Hospital before monkeypox was diagnosed.  (CDC) LONDON –  A health worker in northern England has become the third person in Britain to contract a rare illness caused by a monkeypox virus after caring for a patient infected with the disease following… Read More »

Minnesota health department reports 'third travel-related case of measles' in less than 6 weeks

Minnesota’s health department says the state has seen its “third travel-related case of measles in the state in less than six weeks.”  (REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON) Minnesota travelers, be alert — health officials have a message for you: be on the lookout for measles symptoms. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced Monday that health officials just confirmed the “third travel-related… Read More »