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Portland's Multnomah County today released a plan for responding to the health impacts of climate change.

Early Numbers From WA Health Exchange

Oct 8, 2013
Credit Washington Health Benefit Exchange

Washington State’s Health Exchange is one week old. To date more than 9,400 people enrolled for health coverage.

After a rocky start, Washington’s health plan finder website is now running smoothly. That’s according to a spokesman for the state’s Health Benefit Exchange.

Things are went a little more smoothly Wednesday for Washington’s Health Benefit Exchange website than the first day of operation.

Washington’s health exchange got off to a bumpy start on its first day Tuesday. The website was temporarily shut down all morning. People who tried to access the website experienced slowdowns and technical problems. But there were some people who managed avoid the glitches and sign up for health coverage.

Health care exchanges in Oregon and Washington are facing problems on their first day of operation. Applications at Cover Oregon won't be fully processed for a week or so. 

It was a rocky start to Obamacare in Washington. The state’s new health insurance website is up now, but it was shut down for most of the day because of technical glitches.

If you got sick, you probably wouldn't go to an evolutionary biologist to get treated. But Daniel Lieberman, professor of evolutionary biology at Harvard University, says that his field can help you understand why you got sick, and make you more aware of healthy and harmful behaviors.

It could cost the state of Washington more than $250 million over 30 years.to lease and operate the former headquarters of Amazon.com.

Thousands Curious About Cover Oregon

Sep 25, 2013

Thousands of Oregonians are beginning to check out the state's new health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon.

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