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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

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States Act on Health Reform Amid Federal Uncertainty

Uncertainty about the future of the federal health care law taking effect has not deterred states from moving ahead to implement key provisions, with the help of millions of tax dollars from Washington.

Whether an individual mandate to have health insurance is constitutional is being challenged in the courts. Even so, states are moving forward to be prepared for implementation of the federal law, regardless of the current debate on constitutionality issues.

The National Conference of State Legislatures has encouraged states to take the money, implement what the law requires and take advantage of other aspects of the law such as creating health exchanges without individual mandates. "The option of sitting back and doing nothing is a recipe for failure," says Alabama State Representative Greg Wren, co-chairman of the federal health reform implementation committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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