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Aspergers And Driving, by The Aspie World

Aspergers and Driving is a topic I get asked a lot about. I have made this video to help any one with Autism or Aspergers who is looking to start driving.

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American Badass Activists | The History, Pt. 1 (Video)

The History, Pt. 1 | #TheReal5150 Give Them Something To Talk About This is the first episode on how Badass activism and the original campaign that started it all. Pt 2 and 3 will be posted soon — and as time moves into memory, more episodes will be created.  Until then, enjoy.

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In The End, Even The Middle Class Would Feel GOP Squeeze On Nursing Home Care

By Jordan Rau >> jrau@kff.org | @jordanrau ORANGE, Va. — Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and horses. She raised four children and buried two husbands. But years in an assisted living facility drained her savings, and now she relies on Medicaid to pay for her care at Dogwood Village, a nonprofit, county-owned nursing home here. “You think […]

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Seniors Miss Out On Clinical Trials

By Judith Graham More than 60 percent of cancer patients are older adults — and that will rise to 70 percent by 2040.  Yet seniors continue to be underrepresented in clinical trials, making it difficult to assess how treatments are likely to help or harm them. The newest evidence of the problem comes from a Food […]

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Calif. Officials Sound Alarm, Envisioning $114B Hit To Medi-Cal Under U.S. Senate Bill

By Anna Gorman >> agorman@kff.org | @AnnaGorman California risks losing $114.6 billion in federal funds within a decade for its Medicaid program under the Senate health care bill, a decline that would require the state to completely dismantle and rebuild the public insurance program that now serves one-third of the state, health leaders said Wednesday.

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Calif. Planned Parenthood Says It Faces $300 Million Loss Under GOP Health Legislation

By Pauline Bartolone >> pbartolone@kff.org | @pbartolone Planned Parenthood leaders say proposed Republican legislation in Congress to halt the organization’s funding for a year would lop $300 million from its California clinics  — or nearly three-quarters of their operating budgets. “This bill is the worst legislation or policy for women in over a generation,” said Crystal Strait, the new […]

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For Millennials, Both Good And Bad News In Senate’s GOP Health Bill

By Anna Gorman >> agorman@kff.org | @AnnaGorman, and Kellen Browning, kellenb@kff.org | @kellen_browning Darlin Kpangbah receives free health insurance through Medicaid and is grateful for the coverage in case of accidents, such as when she tore a ligament in her leg a few years ago. “I feel like I’m injury-prone,” said Kpangbah, 20, who lives in Sacramento, Calif. Without insurance, she […]