Opinion

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National rally to demand end to frack attack

After a recent report that New York officials are considering allowing fracking to take place, environmental activists have announced they are fighting back.

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Pennsylvania politics continues to trump health and environment

The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.

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A big victory for health care

The Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health reform law is a huge victory for the American people, and for the president.

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Obama's health care law keeps 13.7 million young adults insured

According to a new report, 13.7 million young people either remained on or signed on to health care coverage through the health insurance of their parent, .an early benefit coming from the Affordable Care Act.

Women deserve factual medical information, even about abortion care

Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.

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“Obamacare” fight could determine nation's future

This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.

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Deadly Spin - an inside account of insurance industry lies

Wendell Potter, a former top health insurance public relations executive, warned the Senate committee overseeing health care reform not to believe a word insurance companies said.

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Fast food blues

Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that your mental health also suffers.

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Ryan budget: A nightmare in the making

House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.

Meat, money, and markets: More bad news

We've known for some time that having too much red meat in our diets has negative health consequences.

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