Health


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WATCH: Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Sound Off on the Potential Repeal of the ACA

Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act. If the Supreme Court overturns the law, the consequences could be disastrous.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 02: Wearing a mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden waves while preparing to board his plane  after campaigning. Biden said he tested negative twice Friday for the coronavirus after it was reported that U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Majority of Arizonans See Biden as More Capable Than Trump on Health Care

“We have 6.7 million Americans who have contracted coronavirus, which will be a preexisting condition going forward.”

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Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.

The care Trump is likely to receive in the coming days will set him apart from most people who’ve contracted the virus, a disproportionate percentage of whom have been Black, Latino, or low-income.

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10 Months into the COVID Crisis and Experts Say These Are Still the Best Ways to Protect Yourself

While the Trump administration has repeatedly undermined the CDC in its efforts to combat the virus, science has proven that mask-wearing and social distancing are vital in preventing and reducing chances of transmission.

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Election Anxiety Is Real. Here’s What Can Help.

The current election cycle is fraught with tension and stress, which can wreak havoc on your peace of mind. Here are some steps you can take to regain your calm.

Kelli Midgley, center, an English teacher from Baltimore,  joins people gathered at the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Ginsburg's death leaves a vacancy that could be filled by a more conservative justice by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
With RBG Gone, the Affordable Care Act Faces Its Greatest Threat Yet.

The healthcare law is in front of the Supreme Court once again in November, so COURIER decided to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the ACA.

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State Pushes Flu Vaccinations to Avert Flu-and-COVID-19 ‘Perfect Storm’

Arizona health officials are expanding flu shot access and offering incentives like $10 gift cards to encourage residents to take the vaccine.