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Thousands of Aussies to call Lifeline

It’ll be business as usual for Lifeline volunteers on Christmas, as feelings of loneliness and the pressure to be happy heighten amid the festivities. The mental health service is expecting a whopping 2500 calls on Christmas Day and more in the days after as people’s difficulties appear more “acute”. “It’s a time when there’s a… Read More »

Trump administration defends Medicaid work requirements after thousands knocked off program in Arkansas

The Trump administration will support Medicaid work requirements despite such rules resulting in more than 12,000 people being knocked out of the program in Arkansas, a top health official said Tuesday. “We remain steadfast in our belief that this policy is important for the program,” Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicaid Services,… Read More »