Friday , 18 January 2019
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What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

Ellenmck/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A federal judge’s ruling late Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety has stoked anxiety among millions of Americans who rely on subsidized health insurance and millions more who have pre-existing conditions. Even if you don’t have an Obamacare health plan, experts say there are far-reaching implications for all consumers if the decision is allowed …

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Angela Ponce makes history as first transgender Miss Universe contestant

LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images(BANGKOK) — Miss Philippines Catriona Gray took home the crown at the 2018 Miss Universe pageant on Sunday night in Bangkok, Thailand, but she wasn’t the only winner of the night. Miss Spain’s Angela Ponce became the competition’s first transgender contestant, a major step for the 66-year-old pageant. Ponce didn’t make the competition’s top 20 but was still …

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Frequent sex associated with greater enjoyment of life for men, but not women: Study

tetmc/iStockBY: Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez (NEW YORK) — Frequent sexual activity leads to greater enjoyment of life for men — but not for women, a new study has found. For women, frequent kissing, petting, fondling, and feeling emotionally close to their partner was associated with higher enjoyment of life. In a study of almost 7,000 people ages 50-89 in England, researchers …

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