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King County continues to make progress in reducing the number of uninsured residents - The Seattle Medium

King County continues to make progress in reducing the number of uninsured residents – The Seattle Medium

By Aaron AllenThe Seattle Medium America is the only major industrialized country without universal health insurance and the consequences are increasingly well known – inequities in access to care, avoidable mortality, poor quality care, financial burdens for the uninsured or under- insurance and loss of economic productivity. Even though there has been a significant decrease …

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The secret panacea?  Walking backwards has a surprising number of health benefits

The secret panacea? Walking backwards has a surprising number of health benefits

By Jack McNamara, University of East London Walking doesn’t require any special equipment or gym memberships, and best of all, it’s completely free. For most of us, walking is something we do automatically. It doesn’t require conscious effort, which is why many of us don’t remember the health benefits of walking. But what if we …

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Walking backwards has a surprising number of health benefits

Walking backwards has a surprising number of health benefits

Walking doesn’t require any special equipment or gym memberships, and best of all, it’s completely free. For most of us, walking is something we do automatically. It doesn’t require conscious effort, which is why many of us don’t remember the health benefits of walking. But what if we stop walking on autopilot and start challenging …

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Growing number of young Canadians with mental illness and diabetes, Manulife data shows

Growing number of young Canadians with mental illness and diabetes, Manulife data shows

CAD unless otherwise specified TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945 Key results1: The number of Canadians (18 to 34 years old) on long-term disability for mental illness has increased by 22% since 2019 The number of Canadians (18 to 34 years old) submitting claims for mental health reasons has increased by 27% since 2021 Canadians under 44 …

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