Healthcare

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New Yorkers who sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act exchanges for individuals will see their premiums rise by an average of 14 percent, now that the Cuomo administration has approved rate increases for insurers in the exchanges. Part of the increase is due to worries and uncertainties over the future of the ACA, also known as Obamacare.

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A group of House members say they have the key to break the gridlock over the Affordable Care Act. They call themselves the “Problem Solvers” caucus.

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The Family Service League on Long Island plans to build a facility in Bay Shore where those in treatment for drug abuse or mental illness can receive medical care for themselves and their children.

Video Games Act As 'Emotional Medicine' For Sick Kids

Aug 7, 2017
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A Long Island non-profit wants to raise money to provide children’s hospitals with wireless video game consoles. They hope to ease the trauma of prolonged hospital stays.

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The American Cancer Society says Connecticut is one of two states that has not provided funding for tobacco prevention from money received from a 1990s settlement between the tobacco industry and 46 states.

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