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Medicaid Expansion Meant More Poor in ‘Diabetes Belt’ Got Insurance

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TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There was a steep drop in the number of low-income people without health insurance in so-called Diabetes Belt states that expanded Medicaid, a new study shows. The Diabetes Belt is a swath of 644 U.S. counties across 15 southeastern states that have high …

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Growing Up in U.S. ‘Stroke Belt’ Bad for the Brain Later in Life

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans who grew up in the swath of the South known as the Stroke Belt are more likely to develop thinking declines later in life, even if they moved away as adults, a new study suggests. But people who …

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