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Glenn Close: Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Old News

Glenn Close is known for her acclaimed performances in the films Fatal Attraction and Albert Nobbs, and the TV series Damages. But off-screen, she works hard to reduce stigma and discrimination attached to mental illness, which affects her family.
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Embattled Hospital Debt Collector Taps Politicians For Defense

Accretive Health, under fire for how it collects on health care debts, is fighting back. The company has lined up some political luminaries, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to press its case.
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How To Make Healthy Eating Easier On The Wallet? Change The Calculation

Legumes, lentils and beans are good for you, and end up costing less than unhealthy food when you calculate the price per average amount consumed. A new USDA study shows eating healthy is not more expensive, people just need to make the right calorie choices.
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Broccoli Is The Best Medicine?

Some healthy food advocates hope a new D.C. pilot program that allows patients to buy an apple a day really will keep the doctor away. 

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Economists: Healthy Food Isn't More Expensive

One of the biggest barriers to eating well can be cost. At least a lot of people have that perception. But new research by some economists at the Agriculture Department indicates fruits and vegetables are not as expensive as some less healthy options.

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