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CA Healthcare and Covered California

In the early-going, California’s health insurance marketplace, Covered California, was outpacing other state exchanges as well as the federal Obamacare website. But how are things going now? Phil and Penny spoke with Andrew Hyman, who […]


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McDonald’s to offer salad, fruit as side

NEW YORK (AP) — Want a side salad with that Big Mac? McDonald’s says it will start giving customers the choice of a salad, fruit or vegetable as a substitute for french fries in its […]


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Obesity epidemic has a high death toll

Uh-oh! The nation’s obesity epidemic may be worse than we thought — four times worse. According to a new study from Columbia University, the death toll from this epidemic may be nearly four times higher […]


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CDC: First national sign of childhood obesity drop

ATLANTA (AP) — For many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood […]


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What do we eat? New food map will tell us

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people […]


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Report: Fewer Californians get health care at work

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Far fewer Californians are getting health insurance through their employers compared to a decade ago, a change that comes as the nation is about to undergo major reforms in the health care system.



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