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California wildfires: The best smoke masks that protect against poor air quality

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Toby Lewsadder stepped outside an Ace Hardware store wearing a simple one-strap dust mask. He knew it wasn’t the right defense against the wildfire smoke lingering in the air, but it was all he could find. The local hardware stores he checked Tuesday didn’t have the more substantial… Read More »

House Democrats plan quick vote to protect pre-existing condition protections

House Democrats are planning a quick vote early next year to shore up protections for pre-existing conditions, hoping to put Republicans in a bind early in the new Congress, a top Democrat said Thursday. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said that Democrats are likely to pursue legislation that would counter a lawsuit from 20 states seeking… Read More »