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Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don't Get Federal Subsidies – HealthLeaders Media

Increasing costs plus rising deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to insurance that’s cheaper, less comprehensive, and sometimes inadequate. This article first appeared December 14, 2018 on Kaiser Health News. By Steven Findlay Like millions of Americans in this final week of open enrollment… Read More »

'I was refused service by two health professionals' – Ageing poses particular problems for LGBT people

Philipa Ryder Trish O’Connell of Transgender Equality Network Ireland pictured in her home in Blackrock, Cork. Picture: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision LGBTQ activist Arthur Leahy in Cork city. Picture: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision Marianne McGiffin Tonie Walsh, activist, club impresario and DJ. Picture: Frank McGrath ‘I was refused service by two health professionals’ – Ageing poses particular… Read More »

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by… Read More »