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Thrifty Meals

Pizza Meat Loaf; Baked Spicy Fish; Potato Cakes.   
From "Recipes and Tips for Healthy Thrifty Meals" by the Unites Stated Department of Agriculture

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Beijing Fears Over 4-Year-Old Bird Flu 'Carrier'

Doctors: Worrying development could make the spread of the infection more difficult to monitor

(CNN) -- Doctors say the discovery of a 4-year-old carrier of the H7N9 bird flu virus who shows no symptoms of the potentially lethal virus is a worrying development that could make the spread of the infection more difficult to monitor.


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Video: Death Toll Rises to 11 in China Bird Flu Crisis

Hong Kong is on alert and plans to test imports of poultry from the Chinese mainland

A patient from Shanghai has died of the bird flu bringing the death toll in China's outbreak to 11.  Forty-three  people have been infected, the World Health Organization said Friday. Of the five latest cases to be confirmed by a laboratory, three are from Zhejiang and two from Shanghai. Their ages range from 53 to 86.


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Got Health Insurance? How Oregon's Health Care Reforms Will Affect You

Obamacare: Oregon's version likely will help low-income and middle-income Oregonians

Oregons health exchange will offer comparison information for plans and also financial help for everyone under 400 percent of the Federal Poverty level. The state also likely will expand Medicaid to 200,000 more low-income people. See where you fit.

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Obamacare: In Oregon Health Care Reform Is About Far More Than Expanding Access

Health officials say reforms will save money by focusing on prevention and basic care

Legislators in Oregon's state capitol are working on dozens of bills that will decide exactly what Oregon's health care system will look like in 2014 and beyond. What's for sure is that Oregon's answer to Obamacare will do much more than simply expand health insurance coverage. 

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