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Watch Now: Is a retail card worth it, and more videos to improve your life

Find out what financial experts say about retail credit cards, what you should clean everyday and what can wait, and more videos to improve… Read more


CDC releases new guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals

The CDC has released new guidelines saying that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely visit other vaccinated people and small… Read more


CDC releases highly anticipated guidance for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19

New guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely visit with other vaccinated people and small groups of unvaccinated people in some circumstances, but there are still important safety precautions needed. Read more


5 things to know for March 8: Stimulus, Covid-19, Russia, South Korea, Meghan & Harry

It's International Women's Day, and CNN asked women around the world what they've learned during the pandemic. Read more


FRYE-MUELLER: Racing to the Finish Line for the 2021 Session

As we enter our last full week of the 2021 Session, the Senate has three impactful bills that were … Read more


'We're walking into the mouth of the monster' by loosening Covid-19 restrictions, expert says

More states are relaxing measures to protect against Covid-19 as variants circulate in the United States -- a combination that means "we're walking into the mouth of the monster," an infectious disease expert said. Read more


Corrections officials unable to pinpoint start of COVID-19 outbreak

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Leaders and businesses say masks are essential protection as Texas and Mississippi lift Covid-19 restrictions

Leaders and businesses across the US are pushing back against states lifting mask mandates by doubling down on their commitment to enforcing Covid-19 precautions as variants continue to cause concern. Read more

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Watch Now: How to spruce up your garden in time for spring, and more videos to improve your life

Check out some tips on getting your garden ready for the spring, how to extend your remote learning tolerance, and more videos to improve y… Read more


How much caffeine is in 10 types of drinks

Zest Tea used data from the Mayo Clinic to compile a list of 10 types of caffeinated drinks and how they affect users’ health. Read more


Watch Now: Helpful parenting advice during difficult times, and more videos to improve your life

Check out some advice on parenting during difficult times, some heart healthy activities other than cardio, and more videos to improve your… Read more

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Open Enrollment, One More Time

Keeping a campaign promise, President Joe Biden has reopened enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act on healthcare.gov — and states that run their own health insurance marketplaces followed suit. At the same time, the Biden administration is moving to revoke the Trump administration’s permission for states to impose work requirements for some adults on the Medicaid health insurance program. Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Kimberly Leonard of Business Insider and Rachel Cohrs of Stat join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also, Rovner interviews medical student Inam Sakinah, president of the new group Future Doctors in Politics. Read more

Look Up Your Hospital: Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Each year, Medicare punishes hospitals that have high rates of readmissions and high rates of infections and patient injuries. Check out which hospitals have been penalized. Read more

Los mercados de seguros de salud reabrieron. Esto es lo que necesitas saber

En enero, el presidente Joe Biden firmó una orden ejecutiva para abrir el mercado federal de seguros de salud durante tres meses, hasta el 15 de mayo. Read more