Governor Raimondo’s Statement on the Immoral Senate Trumpcare Bill

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has made the following statement regarding the proposed Senate Trumpcare Bill: "Congressional Republicans are trying to pass an immoral piece of legislation and they're hoping that no one notices. The Affordable Care Act is working in Rhode Island. 100,000 Rhode Islanders count on the ACA for access to life-saving health coverage. The Senate TrumpCare proposal is just as 'mean' as the House version and puts American and Rhode Island lives at risk so millionaires and billionaires can get a tax cut. I stand with hundreds of thousands of Rhode Islanders, including Senators Reed and…
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Langevin Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

WASHINGTON, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding the Senate Republican health care proposal that was unveiled this morning: "Despite weeks of secret discussions and closed door negotiations, Senate Republicans have produced a bill that looks alarmingly similar to the House Republican measure that would gut the Affordable Care Act. The Senate Republican proposal will still eliminate coverage for countless Americans, increase the out-of-pocket costs of middle-class families, and impose higher premiums on seniors. "The devastating provisions of this bill, such as the eligibility restrictions on insurance subsidies and weakened patient protections, will have long-lasting implications for the…
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Cicilline Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON - Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement today: "If this is Donald Trump's idea of heart, I'd hate to see heartless. This bill raises costs, reduces care, and eliminates coverage for millions of Americans, just so the wealthy and insurance companies can get a huge tax cut." "If this bill becomes law, it will impose a painful, unnecessary Age Tax on older Americans. It will rob revenue from the Medicare trust fund. It will cut Medicaid, which provides coverage for most Rhode Islanders in nursing homes, even more deeply than the House Republican bill. It will…
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Health

Infecciones vaginales (Vaginitis)

Podcast Síntomas que te alertan de una infección vaginal • Secreción diferente de la normal. • Dolor al tener relaciones sexuales. • Flujo con mal olor • Comezón e inflación en el área. • Irritación y enrojecimiento. • Ardor al orinar. Los tipos de infecciones vaginales más frecuentes Candidiasis. Es una de las infecciones más frecuentes. Se caracteriza por el flujo espeso y la inflamación de vagina y vulva. Infección bacteriana. Aunque no es transmitida sexualmente, es más común entre mujeres en edad reproductiva. Síntoma: flujo blanco o incoloro que aumenta después de tener relaciones sexuales. Tricomoniasis. Se transmite sexualmente.…
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AAP Recommends No Fruit Juice for Kids Under Age 1

Fresh fruit is preferable for older children because it provides dietary fiber and less sugar than juice, according to updated policy statement Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001. Over past years, the Academy advised against offering fruit juice to children under the age of 6 months, but has expanded that time frame to include the entire first year of life. The…
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