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State Lawmakers Eye Federal Dollars To Boost Mental Health Counseling By Peers | California Healthline

Medicaid pays for mentoring of mental health patients by “peer supporters,” but only if they are state-certified. California is one of two states with no certification program. Legislation pending … Source: State Lawmakers Eye Federal Dollars To Boost Mental Health Counseling By Peers | California Healthline

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Pelosi Aims For Feds To Negotiate Drug Prices, Even For Private Insurers | California Healthline

A draft plan spearheaded by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would allow the federal government for the first time to negotiate prices for 250 drugs for Medicare and apply those prices to all payers, inc… Source: Pelosi Aims For Feds To Negotiate Drug Prices, Even For Private Insurers | California Healthline

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States Design Drug Import Plans To Curb High Prescription Prices, With Donald Trump’s SupportCalifornia Healthline

Colorado, Florida and Vermont — with the support of President Donald Trump — are exploring plans to bring drugs across the border from Canada to help lower costs. Source: States Design Drug Import Plans To Curb High Prescription Prices, With Donald Trump’s SupportCalifornia Healthline

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Learn 48 Languages Online for Free | Open Culture

How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more. Download audio lessons to your computer or mp3 player and you’re good to go. Source: Learn 48 Languages Online for Free | Open Culture

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200 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection | Open Culture

Discover a meta collection of Free textbooks (or Source: 200 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection | Open Culture

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800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices | Open Culture

This collection features 800 free eBooks, mostly classics, that you can read on your computer, Kindle, iPad or smart phone. It includes great works of fiction, non-fiction & poetry. Source: 800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices | Open Culture

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1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free | Open Culture

Download 1,000 free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Source: 1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free | Open Culture