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KIRO7: 750,000 in Washington will lose health care if Affordable Care Act is overturned

KIRO7: 750,000 in Washington will lose health care if Affordable Care Act is overturned

The Affordable Care Act is once again being challenged in the  Supreme Court. But this time, there are more conservative justices, who now hold a six to three majority.

If it’s struck down, Washington State lawmakers say 750,000 people in Washington state would lose their existing health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two hundred thousand ...

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KING5: Lawmaker says 'Obamacare' repeal would hurt 1 million Washington state residents

KING5: Lawmaker says 'Obamacare' repeal would hurt 1 million Washington state residents

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Without insurance coverage from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Kelly Powers is not sure what her family would do.

“Devastating,” said Powers, a Seattle mother. “Basically, we'd have to use up our savings to get on the independent market. We would be so exposed in the meantime too, because of COVID.” Powers’ ...

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Op-ed in the Everett Herald: HPV vaccine is a simple step against cancer

Op-ed in the Everett Herald: HPV vaccine is a simple step against cancer

By David Frockt and Diana Birkett Rakow

In just the last six months, a measles outbreak at Disneyland spread fear into communities across the country. Deadly meningococcal disease at the University of Oregon claimed a young life and launched a campaign for immediate mass immunizations on campus. These occurrences and others have been a stark reminder ...

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