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America's most sinful cities

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Need Health Insurance? The Deadline Is Dec. 15

Enrollment is lagging compared with last year’s pace. But experts say sign-ups tend to accelerate as the deadline nears, and many people will be automatically re-enrolled, so the final numbers could approach last year’s totals. Read more

NBA star, actress open up about infertility

NBA player Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union tell Oprah Winfrey about their struggles to conceive and the birth of their baby daughte… Read more

NBA star, actress open up about infertility

NBA player Dwayne Wade and actress Gabrielle Union tell Oprah Winfrey about their struggles to conceive and the birth of their baby daughte… Read more

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan try to cement health changes before Democrats take over. Read more

These are America's safest cities

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El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought

The people of El Paso, Texas, are resilient. Living in the middle of the harsh Chihuahuan Desert, the city has no other choice. On average, 15 days every year spike over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The city gets little relief with annual rainfall of just about 9 inches. It's one of the hottest cities in the country. Read more

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These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

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Senior exercise class enrollment to begin

RACINE — Senior citizens age 55 and older are invited to take part in free exercise classes offered at Ascension-All Saints in 2019. Class … Read more

Emergency resuscitation device increases cardiac arrest survival rate, study reports

Courtesy of University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine. When paramedics resuscitated cardiac arrest patients with a new type of breathing tube, their patients were more likely to survive. "Based upon these results, use of the newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube could result in... Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Acupuncture growing in popularity for variety of medical conditions

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I started chemotherapy last month, and my health care provider suggested I try acupuncture for nausea. Is there any risk to trying it? ANSWER: Traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, dates back more than 2,500 years. Read more