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Jindal, prompted by Ted Cruz announcement, changes mind; makes official his own presidential bid as head of Anas Party

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Bobby Jindal proved Wednesday that he still has a few tricks up his sleeve and the 2016 presidential sweepstakes have taken an unanticipated new look as a result. 1,073 more words

Governor's Office

Postpartum Phase 1: The Reckoning

This phase starts the red second your uterus is empty. During this phase, it’s all about essential recovery. You’re bleeding, there are mattress-caliber pads in your disposable panties, something’s been stitched/stapled up somewhere, and you’re just re establishing things like eating solid foods and peeing in toilets. 220 more words

Twins

My March Madness, Part 2: Health Care Regional

Obamacare vs. Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN – the title match in my life over the last few months.

Job transition means figuring out if you can afford health care, or if you will be forced to live without it. 1,025 more words

Life Lessons

Teenage gambling a hidden addiction: Part One

Less than a month after swallowing 80 sleeping pills in a failed suicide attempt, Brian doesn’t hesitate in pinpointing where his descent into compulsive gambling began. 1,128 more words

News

Evolution, revolution or confusion? Competition and privatisation in the NHS

Original post from The Health Foundation

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‘Health care and the NHS’ is now the most important issue for voters ahead of the election, with 38% saying it was a very important issue, up from 26% shortly before the last general election. 247 more words

Health

Being Mortal

I wish every doctor in the world would read Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal, because it speaks so eloquently—and practically, as well—to a fundamental change in the way we live. 675 more words

Aging

The magic pill

When I was a homeschooled kid, I used to go hang out at my dad’s office about one day a week and do my math in the break room. 564 more words

Nutrition