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Thousands of kids could lose health insurance next month if Congress doesn't act fast

Dr. Sam Bartle sees unexpected childhood ailments ranging from the flu to broken bones as an emergency room pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University. But at a Level 1 trauma center, he also regularly encounters families facing life-or-death situations for their children. Treating serious injuries from a car crash, for example, without the financial safety net of insurance could bankrupt a family. “I’ve talked to parents in the ER, and they get this look of fear on their face like, ‘How am I going to pay…

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Next Everton manager needs ‘time, patience and support’, says caretaker boss David Unsworth

Caretaker boss David Unsworth has stressed Everton’s next permanent manager will need “time, patience, support and backing”. It seems the Toffees will soon have a new man in charge, with Unsworth on Tuesday saying “talks are ongoing” between the club and “a few people”. It is understood that includes discussions with representatives of former England boss Sam Allardyce, who had publicly ruled himself out of the running just under two weeks ago. Shakhtar Donetsk coach Paulo Fonseca is also a candidate, according to reports, while Republic of Ireland boss Martin…

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Meghan Markle: Who could design the dress for the next royal wedding?

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posed for photos after announcing their engagement on Monday, Ms Markle wore a white coat from a brand called Line the Label. The Canadian brand’s website then received so many visitors it crashed under the volume of traffic. It proves the world’s eyes are now firmly watching the US actress – and what she wears – ahead of the royal wedding. Clarence House announced the couple will marry in spring 2018, which – as any bride-to-be will know – means Ms Markle needs to…

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Next on Meghan Markle’s To Do List: Choose Her Royal Style

Royal watchers, fairy tale lovers and proponents of the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States, let out your collective breath: Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, famous flirt, recent spokesman for mental health and all-around paparazzi magnet, and his girlfriend, the American actress Meghan Markle, are engaged. And the British royal family has officially entered the 21st century. If the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton was a rare instance in which a commoner wed the heir to the throne, this royal wedding will…

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Everton next manager odds: Who is favourite to take the job?

Friday, November 24, 2017 Everton’s majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri has told talkSPORT the club are on the verge of appointing a new manager. Caretaker boss David Unsworth has led the Toffees since Ronald Koeman left the club on October 23, and since then the club has lost four, one won, and drawn one of their six matches in all competitions. And now Moshiri, after several failed bids to lure Watford boss Marco Silva to the club, is about to pick his man. Speaking exclusively to talkSPORT host Jim White, Moshiri…

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ANALYSIS: The 2 options for US health care likely to emerge in the next decade

This is the fifth and final article in a five-part series. In my previous essays I have outlined the huge problems with cost, quality and access facing American health care. Indeed, the problems are so difficult and politicized that it is hard to believe there can be solutions. But I have come to believe there are ways to address all three problems. First, most experts agree on the main features of any good national health insurance program: 1. In order to keep the costs as low as possible for everyone,…

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Hearing relating to Tyson Fury's suspended drugs ban to be held next month

The former heavyweight champion has been inactive for two years Thursday, November 23, 2017 Tyson Fury’s hearing relating to his suspended drugs ban will be held in December. The former heavyweight champion’s promoter, Hennessy Sports, confirmed on Thursday night that the delayed appointment with the National Anti-Doping Panel would go ahead next month. Fury – inactive for two years since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in Germany in November 2015 – and cousin Hughie were charged in 2016 after testing positive for a banned substance. But his attempt to clear his name…

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