Recent News: ( 11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM - 11/12/2017 12:00:00 AM )
 

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs - New York Times

New York Times

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs
New York Times
Dr. R. Michael Meneghini performing a partial knee replacement on a patient at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital last year. The Trump administration is scaling back a program that changes the way Medicare pays doctors for joint replacements.


Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues
USA TODAY
The decision to open Army recruiting to those with mental health conditions comes as the service faces the challenging goal of recruiting 80,000 new soldiers through September 2018. To meet last year's goal of 69,000, the Army accepted more recruits ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband fears for her health - BBC News

BBC News

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband fears for her health
BBC News
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman being held in Iran, has seen a specialist after finding lumps in her breasts, her husband has said. Richard Ratcliffe also expressed concern that his wife appeared to be "on the verge of a nervous ...

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NJ public schools hold high standards in health education, report shows - Press of Atlantic City

NJ public schools hold high standards in health education, report shows
Press of Atlantic City
New Jersey had the second highest percentage in the country, nearly 97 percent, of teachers and principals who reported they taught required health education courses in any grade six through 12, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...


Army lifts ban on recruits with history of self-mutilation, other mental health issues - USA TODAY

Army lifts ban on recruits with history of self-mutilation, other mental health issues
USA TODAY
The decision to open Army recruiting to those with mental health conditions comes as the service faces the challenging goal of recruiting 80,000 new soldiers through September 2018. To meet last year's goal of 69,000, the Army accepted more recruits ...

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New rules will help Oregon curb air toxics and protect health: Guest opinion - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com

New rules will help Oregon curb air toxics and protect health: Guest opinion
OregonLive.com
They have not directly addressed the health effects that facilities (large and small) can have on their immediate neighbors. As we learn more about these potential localized health effects, communities from Corvallis to The Dalles are demanding action.


People's Health Clinic aims to hit diabetes where it hurts - The Park Record

The Park Record

People's Health Clinic aims to hit diabetes where it hurts
The Park Record
People's Health Clinic Development Director Aimee Armer knows from personal experience, estimating that her own expenses to treat diabetes ran $150 to $200 monthly. "You have to test your blood sugar, you have to take insulin or pills to control your ...

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While Moore Runs For Senate, Women And Children's Health Is Under Attack By GOP - Forbes

Forbes

While Moore Runs For Senate, Women And Children's Health Is Under Attack By GOP
Forbes
The attacks on women and children's health keep coming from this administration and its supporters. This series of posts will look at abortion and rape, contraception, disparities, and our role internationally. Protesters hold up placards as they take ...


UN Climate Change and WHO Team Up to Protect Health from Climate Change at COP23 - World Health Organization

UN Climate Change and WHO Team Up to Protect Health from Climate Change at COP23
World Health Organization
12 November 2017 | BONN, GERMANY - WHO and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today to renew the two institutions' joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging ...

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Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States - World Health Organization

World Health Organization

Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States
World Health Organization
The vision is that, by 2030, all Small Island Developing States will have health systems that are resilient to climate change and countries around the world will be reducing their carbon emissions both to protect the most vulnerable from climate risks ...

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1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health project could be example to others - TribDem.com

TribDem.com

1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health project could be example to others
TribDem.com
?We are hoping what we learn in Johnstown can be applied across the nation,? said David Nash, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. ?There are lessons that can be distilled into other communities.?.

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Aaron Carter shares health update with fans: 'I feel amazing' - Today.com

Today.com

Aaron Carter shares health update with fans: 'I feel amazing'
Today.com
So we were saddened to hear last spring that Carter, 29, has struggled with his health throughout his life. The singer revealed in April that he suffers from a hiatal hernia, which occurs when part of the upper stomach pushes through the diaphragm ...

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Delhi's 'gas chamber' is triggering a health crisis - BBC News

BBC News

Delhi's 'gas chamber' is triggering a health crisis
BBC News
Hospitals like Dr Saxena's and the massive state-run All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are reporting a near 20% spike in such patients. Doctors have declared a "public health emergency" - although it is not clear how it will be enforced ...

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Hospitals strained by ailing mental health system - Mankato Free Press

Hospitals strained by ailing mental health system
Mankato Free Press
MANKATO ? An Essentia Health hospital in Brainerd was recently criticized for turning away certain patients with severe mental illnesses from its psychiatric units, but it's far from the only health center in Minnesota feeling the strain of the state ...



A smart shift on mental health for our veterans - The Denver Post

The Denver Post

A smart shift on mental health for our veterans
The Denver Post
Most of us have little idea the horrors of combat facing men and women in our armed forces. But the high suicide rates and mental health problems that war too often bestows upon the strongest and bravest among us cry out for attention. Last week, as ...


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