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Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

Newsom wants $260 million to extend Medicaid to more illegal immigrants in California

A Democratic proposal to extend government-funded medical coverage to low-income people who reside in California illegally would cost the state $ 260 million, according to the governor’s budget released Thursday. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who was sworn into office Monday, has vowed that California will provide “sanctuary to all who seek it.” He has proposed… Read More »