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Senate Health Care Bill Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

After working behind closed doors, Senate leadership finally released their health care bill — The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) — on June 22. It is now clear why the Senate bill was crafted in secret. This legislation could make adequate health insurance coverage unaffordable for millions of older Americans and would be a travesty for Maine.  Mainers have […]

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AHCA: War on Poverty Now a War on The Poor

I was about to turn 17 when President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared a War On Poverty in his State of the Union speech in 1964. Johnson was responding to a national poverty rate at the time of around 19 percent

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Flip-Flops Shouldn’t be Your Sole Choice in Summer Footwear

The simple sandals that produce the unmistakable thwack-thwack sound effect are clearly the warm-weather footwear of choice for many Americans these days.

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Study Reveals Drinking Alcohol Makes You Older

In a new study, researchers found that alcoholic patients had a greater risk for age-related illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia.

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Centenarians Have Lower Incidence Of Chronic Illness

The centenarian population is one of the fastest growing in the country, according to the United States Social Security Administration.

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Men: Start Your Path To A Healthier You With 7 Tips

More than 12 percent of men ages 18 and older are in fair or poor health leading to obesity, hypertension and even mortality, Aaccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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