Top Health Stories of 2012

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  • The Prostate Cancer Screening Debate
  • Black Women's Hair vs. Working Out
  • The GOP vs. Medicaid Expansion
  • Black Men, Masculinity and Mental Health
  • The Obesity Crisis in the South
  • Top Health Stories of 2012
  • Obamacare
  • Michael Bloomberg Bans Large Sugary Drinks
  • HIV/AIDS and Black, Gay and Bisexual Men
  • The War on Women's Reproductive Health
  • FLOTUS' Fight Against Childhood Obesity
  • Organic Foods
  • Susan G. Komen vs. Planned Parenthood
  • West Nile Virus
  • Food Safety and Recalls
  • The State of Black Celebrity Health

The GOP vs. Medicaid Expansion

While Obamacare was upheld, the Supreme Court ruled against forcing states to expand Medicaid. States with GOP leadership such as Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Wisconsin and Iowa have claimed they will opt out, leaving millions of low-income folks without health coverage. 

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