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'I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human' – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight

Trisha Lewis on the Late Late Show. Photo: RTE ‘I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human’ – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight Independent.ie An Irish woman who has lost 96 pounds in less than a year has spoken of the… Read More »

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — It seemed like the perfect setting for a shy, thoughtful 10-year-old boy’s first steps on stage: a kids’ Shakespeare program that doesn’t hold auditions, guarantees everyone a substantial speaking role, emphasizes community, and excludes no one. Unless, as Mason Wicks-Lim and his mother Ali discovered, you have a life-threatening nut allergy.… Read More »

Supreme Court hears case over disproportionate share hospital payments

The Supreme Court was expected to hear oral arguments today over notice and rulemaking requirements for Medicare reimbursement. The outcome of Azar vs. Allina Health Services could greatly affect reimbursement for hospitals that serve a disproportionate share of low-income patients. The DSH payment calculation is based on the percentage of low-income patients served. The government… Read More »