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The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

May 22
Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 21
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

'Hippie' Island Off Seattle Sees Shift in Low Vaccine Rate

'Hippie' Island Off Seattle Sees Shift in Low Vaccine Rate

By Sally Ho | May 21
The Vashon Island School District has seen a significant increase in fully immunized children.

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

By JoNel Aleccia | May 20
Washington State residents thought they had purchased health insurance through an online site. But when it was time to pay the bills, they learned that the products they bought weren't insurance at all.

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy | May 18
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

5 States Announce New Suits Over Opioids

5 States Announce New Suits Over Opioids

By Anthony Izaguirre, Georff Mulvihill | May 17
Five more state attorneys general announced legal filings Thursday seeking to hold the company that makes OxyContin responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that's now the leading cause of accidental deaths across the country and in many states.

The U.S. Could Have Ended Up with a British-Style Health Care System - Here's Why it Didn't

The U.S. Could Have Ended Up with a British-Style Health Care System - Here's Why it Didn't

May 17
The U.S. could potentially even have ended up with a British-style, government-run health care system. Yet, the country went a different route.

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