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Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding

(Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal. FILE PHOTO: The flags of the U.S. and Puerto Rico fly outside the Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico May… Read More »

‘Last year the curvature on my spine was over 70 degrees – Now I’m back at basketball’ – Girl (14) who developed scoliosis

When Grace Byrne was 10, she began to experience back pain, especially after strenuous physical exercise ‘Last year the curvature on my spine was over 70 degrees – Now I’m back at basketball’ – Girl (14) who developed scoliosis Independent.ie Grace Byrne (14) is so elegantly poised, you’d think she was an accomplished ballet dancer.… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »