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APNewsBreak: Gov’t finds health law co-ops awash in red ink

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law’s public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found….

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Environmentalists, unions protest Pacific trade pact in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — About 400 protesters blew conch shells on a Hawaii beach on Wednesday to demonstrate against a trade agreement being negotiated by ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations….

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Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government’s top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine….

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Correction: Weight Loss-Balloon story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 28 about an inflatable medical balloon approved to treat obesity, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount of weight patients regained after having the device removed. Patients actually regained about one-third of their lost weight….

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Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance….

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Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance….

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Correction: Lake Erie Algae story

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — In a story July 28 about toxins in lakes, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the affiliation of Milt Miller. He is restoration manager for Grand Lake St. Marys, not Lake Erie….

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Environmentalists, unions protest Pacific trade pact in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — About 400 protesters blew conch shells on a Hawaii beach on Wednesday to demonstrate against a trade agreement being negotiated by ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations….

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Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government’s top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine….

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2 hours ago

Correction: Weight Loss-Balloon story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 28 about an inflatable medical balloon approved to treat obesity, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount of weight patients regained after having the device removed. Patients actually regained about one-third of their lost weight….