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ACA enrollment down 11.2 percent, with one week left to go

Affordable Care Act enrollment continues to lag during week five of open enrollment. From November 25 through December 1, 773,250 people selected plans compared to 823,180 during week five last year. In total, 3,198,163 people have selected plans through Healthcare.gov, compared to 3,604,440 last year, an 11.2 percent drop. IMPACT Fewer enrollees may mean there… Read More »

Very pregnant Kenya Moore gains 17 pounds in one week, possibly caused by preeclampsia

(Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WE tv) A condition called preeclampsia may be the reason why  Kenya Moore gained 17 pounds of pregnancy weight in one week. The extra weight, likely brought on by severe swelling and water retention, high blood pressure and extra protein in her urine, might cause her to give birth sooner than… Read More »

This week in health – 26 October 2018

Government considers fortifying bread with folic acid Health experts are pushing the government to add folic acid to bread, saying that other countries are already doing what can only benefit consumers. The B vitamin would not change the taste of the food. The government will launch a consultation on the issue early next year. “My… Read More »