Improved Vaccination Rates Would Fall Victim to Senate Health Cuts

Passage of the Senate’s health care bill, as proposed, would risk eroding national health in one little-discussed way, according to medical experts: It would eliminate cash that pays for vaccines to protect the most vulnerable among us from diseases like mumps, measles or the flu. Former Pres. Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently requires new health insurance plans to cover federally recommended vaccines for adults and children, without making patients share the costs through co-pays or deductibles—a “first dollar” coverage mandate meant to help Americans overcome the financial obstacle…

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LinkedIn’s Education Service Lynda.com Latest Data Breach Victim

Less than a week after Yahoo confirmed a second data breach affecting nearly one billion users, another online social network has been targeted by hackers: LinkedIn says that its online education service — Lynda.com — is the latest hack attack victim, albeit with a much lower number of affected victims.  ZDNet reports that LinkedIn — which is now owned by Microsoft — began notifying Lynda.com’s 9.5 million users that a third party had recently accesses a database containing customer information. For now, LinkedIn says that it has reset passwords of about…

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Pakistani gang rape victim walks the fashion runway

ISLAMABAD — Gang-raped and paraded naked in public 14 years ago, Mukhtar Mai walked the fashion runway during Pakistan’s fashion week. A red-carpet reception in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, attended by the country’s fashion elite, served as the forum for Mai’s symbolic fashion debut — something she said she’s doing as a model of courage and hope for other Pakistani women. “If one step I take, if that helps even one woman, I would be very happy to do that,” Mai recently told The Associated Press. In 2002,…

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Narsingh Yadav A Victim Of Sabotage, Says Anti-Doping Agency; Will Go To Rio

HIGHLIGHTS 1Narsingh Yadav a victim of sabotage, says National Anti-Doping Agency 2Narsingh had failed two dope tests 3The wrestling federation had named Parveen Rana as Narsingh’s replacement Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic dreams are alive and kicking. The National Anti-Doping Agency, on Monday, gave the dope-tainted wrestler a clean chit to participate in the 74 kg freestyle category at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Narsingh had returned positive for methandienone – a banned anabolic steroid, following which the wrestler cried foul, claiming that the entire episode was a conspiracy against him….

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