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Feds: Mississippians will pay among steepest Obamacare rates in U.S.

JACKSON, Mississippi — Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the nation, and its residents will pay some of the highest premiums under a federally run health insurance exchange, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The federal government released information Wednesday showing the estimated cost of a mid-range plan under the exchanges created through the Affordable Care Act will be ...

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Energy drinks could land your children in the emergency room

The number of emergency room visits involving energy drinks has doubled in recent years according to a new federal report. The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) says in a January drug abuse awareness newsletter that more than 20,000 patients including many teenagers visited their local ER in 2011 with “energy drink related” problems. Forty-two percent of those ...

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