Senate health bill would revamp Medicaid, alter ACA guarantees, cut premium supportPosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled a bill that would dramatically transform the nation's Medicaid program, make significant changes to the federal health law's tax credits that help lower-income people buy insurance and allow states to water down changes to some of the law's coverage guarantees.
ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticksPosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ryan Smith, an assistant professor of entomology at Iowa State University is encouraging Iowans to take precautions this summer when spending time outdoors in areas commonly populated by mosquitoes and ticks, which can transmit West Nile virus and other diseases that can have serious or potentially fatal outcomes.
Specialist antenatal clinics can help cut pregnancy complications for obese womenPosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Specialist antenatal clinics for severely obese mums-to-be can help cut rates of pregnancy complications, research has found.
Single-parent kids have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, study showsPosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017
People who grew up in single-parent families have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research by the University of Warwick.
Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brainPosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017
People at risk for Alzheimer's disease who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in their brain, according to a new UW-Madison study.