Long-term Multivitamin-mineral Use Tied To Womens Heart Health - Yahoo News

Health officials: Mesothelioma found in 21 more ex-Iron Range miners | Minnesota Public Radio News

Its way too early to really know if use of multivitamin-minerals over time reduces the risk of cardiovascular mortality (or any other health problem or cause of death) in women, Regan Bailey, who led the study, told Reuters Health in an email. Our study suggests the possibility that there is such a connection for women, which is an interesting finding but to know for sure would require a clinical trial, said Bailey, a registered dietitian and researcher at the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements. According to that office, more information multivitamin-mineral (MVM) products account for almost one-fifth of all purchases of dietary supplements and more than 40% of all sales of vitamin and mineral supplements. More than one-third invite health of Americans take MVMs, spending about $ 5.5 billion each year on them. Bailey said many health behaviors, such as eating nutritiously, exercising regularly and not smoking clearly reduce the risk of developing heart disease and dying from it. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://news.yahoo.com/long-term-multivitamin-mineral-tied-women-heart-health-172707800.html

For those consumers who were unable to complete their enrollment because of longer than normal wait times at the call center in the last three days or because of a technical issue such as being unable to submit an application because their income could not be verified, we will provide them with a time-limited special enrollment period for March 1 coverage." Background information: This special enrollment period (SEP) will start on February 16, 2015, and end on February 22, 2015. Enrollments completed during the SEP will have an effective date of March 1, 2015, to align with the coverage effective date the consumer would have received had they been able to complete the enrollment process by February 15, 2015. Consumers eligible for this SEP are those currently without coverage through the federal Marketplace, who have not been terminated from coverage purchased through the federal Marketplace in 2015, and who attest that they tried to enroll by the deadline but experienced technical issue with HealthCare.gov that prevented them from completing enrollment by February 15 or experienced an extensive call center wait on February 13, 14 or February 15. HHS provided a SEP for consumers who were in line by the deadline for the previous open enrollment period (for enrollment in 2014 plans) and were unable to complete their enrollment. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/28126283/health-care-enrollment-extended-to-february-22

Health care overhaul - Coeur d'Alene Press: National News

"At first it seemed like no one could get through," said Gilbert. "Then it started improving. It improved throughout the afternoon and then it was completely resolved." Consumers who got snagged by the glitch will have extra time to finish their applications. The sign-up deadline in states served by the federal marketplace is 2:59 a.m. Eastern time today. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.cdapress.com/news/national_news/article_03099907-b2d0-5323-b44a-9d3af4f18899.html

Health care enrollment extended to February 22 - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

It brings the total number of cases in that group to 101. "We have always expected to see additional health insurances cases as time went by," Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger said in a statement. "We expect to see still more cases going forward." While the number of mesothelioma cases in mine workers is high, health researchers aren't sure what's causing the spike in that disease or a number of other respiratory illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease and lung cancer. Dec. 2014: Iron Range miners show higher cancer rates but reasons unclear For decades, some miners have wondered if microscopic needle-like fibers found in the dust of crushed taconite iron ore were lodging in workers' lungs and causing respiratory diseases. But a report issued by U of M researchers in December failed to establish a conclusive link. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/02/17/mesothelioma