Health Rewind: Cervical Cancer Up Among Black Seniors

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Medicaid Strengthens Health Centers

Medicaid expansion is optional, but for states that reject it, local health centers will suffer, too, a new study suggests. Researchers write that Medicaid actually strengthens health centers and allows for better access to specialists, prescription costs and diagnostic tests for little or no cost to poor Americans. Without these covered services, the health care gap will continue to grow in these states, writes NPR

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