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E-Cigarettes: The Dangers and Health Risks of Vaping - NBCNews.com

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E-Cigarettes: The Dangers and Health Risks of Vaping
NBCNews.com
Not only are e-cigarettes assuredly not the healthy alternative to smoking that we once thought; new research shows they may hold their own set of health risks. The study, conducted by UNC School of Medicine and published in the American Thoracic ...

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Racism's Chronic Stress Likely Contributes To Health Disparities ... - NPR

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Racism's Chronic Stress Likely Contributes To Health Disparities ...
NPR
The biological effects of lifelong exposure to racism or other sorts of discrimination can be complicated, scientists say, but likely tap into the same mechanisms as ...

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Trump Administration Guiding Health Shoppers to Agents Paid by Insurers - New York Times

New York Times

Trump Administration Guiding Health Shoppers to Agents Paid by Insurers
New York Times
WASHINGTON ? After cutting funds for nonprofit groups that help people obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is encouraging the use of insurance agents and brokers who are often paid by insurers when they help ...




Letter: Economic health is complex; dog whistling doesn't illuminate it - Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Economic health is complex; dog whistling doesn't illuminate it
Salt Lake Tribune
In the real world, economic health is not so simple. Do the jobs in fossil fuel industries somehow contribute more to the economy than jobs in renewable energy industries? As unprecedented storms and wildfires devastate whole states, shouldn't the ...


How Facebook and Google threaten public health ? and democracy - The Guardian

The Guardian

How Facebook and Google threaten public health ? and democracy
The Guardian
They have consciously combined persuasive techniques developed by propagandists and the gambling industry with technology in ways that threaten public health and democracy. The issue, however, is not social networking or search. It is advertising ...

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Showing people what it feels like to be sick could scare them into healthy behavior today - CNBC

CNBC

Showing people what it feels like to be sick could scare them into healthy behavior today
CNBC
That might seem like the stuff of science fiction, "Black Mirror" even, but a group of engineers and designers in Toronto are building technology to give perfectly healthy people the feeling of having a disease. The group, known as Klick Health ...


Kootenai Health, pharmacy expansion - The Spokesman-Review

Kootenai Health, pharmacy expansion
The Spokesman-Review
Kootenai Health has been issued permits for a $4.3 million pharmacy expansion, the tail end of work on a $45.2 million project expanding the hospital's emergency department and operating rooms. This second phase of construction follows the first, $57 ...


Rant & Rave: Fun, informative Health Fair - Seattle Times

Rant & Rave: Fun, informative Health Fair
Seattle Times
RAVE To Overlake Hospital Eastside's Oct. 28 Vitality Health Fair. The turnout was huge and the staff did an amazing job providing varied information to all of us. It was so helpful, and a fun, informative way to spend a Saturday morning. Thank you ...


Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended - ABC News

Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended
ABC News
Some of his neighbors agree ? and say surface mining in the mountains has been a primary culprit for various health problems. Some studies agreed with them but in the end were inconclusive. A new federal study was supposed to provide the most ...

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Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health - NPR

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Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health
NPR
He is part of a growing group of scientists who are trying to answer some big, complicated questions: What does the repeated experience of discrimination actually do to your body? And could such experiences be partially responsible for health ...

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After wildfires, health risks linger - PRI

PRI

After wildfires, health risks linger
PRI
So, what are the potential health risks after fires like the ones in California, and how can they be mitigated? First, for those returning to their homes, Geoffrey Plumlee, an environmental health expert with the US Geological Survey, recommends ...


MIKE CAUSEY: Signing up for ACA health coverage may be best option for many in NC - WRAL.com

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MIKE CAUSEY: Signing up for ACA health coverage may be best option for many in NC
WRAL.com
Approximately half of North Carolinians find their health insurance coverage elsewhere. Many find the best way to get health insurance is through their employers' group plan. Some employers pay part to all of the premiums for the employee and provide ...

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Eleven selected for new Ballad Health board - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Eleven selected for new Ballad Health board
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
The new health system is being formed from the combination of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System. Boards of both systems unanimously approved the 11-member inaugural Ballad board of directors, according to a written statement ...
Niswonger Named To Ballad Health BoardGreeneville Sun

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Community Health Center opens School-Based Health Center at Winsted's Pearson School - Torrington Register Citizen

Torrington Register Citizen

Community Health Center opens School-Based Health Center at Winsted's Pearson School
Torrington Register Citizen
School-Based Health Centers are a vital part of CHC's mission to engage and support local communities, according to a statement issued by CHC. These health centers allow students to see medical professionals who can help treat and diagnose their health ...

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Paz de la Huerta wants mental health records blocked in Weinstein case - Page Six

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Paz de la Huerta wants mental health records blocked in Weinstein case
Page Six
The actress accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape doesn't want her mental health records turned over to Manhattan prosecutors. Paz de la Huerta's lawyers filed papers to block access to those records after her psychologist, SueAnne Piliero, was ...

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Health facility opens up in St. Johns County, hopes for growth - First Coast News

First Coast News

Health facility opens up in St. Johns County, hopes for growth
First Coast News
Health care company Ascension St. Vincent's unveiled the second of ten planned integrated care facilities along the First Coast on Friday, the newest on County Road 210 in St. Johns County. ?We see the First Coast as just a dynamic growing community,? ...


California health insurers make billions through Medicaid - SFGate

SFGate

California health insurers make billions through Medicaid
SFGate
Health Net, a unit of Centene Corp., the largest Medicaid insurer nationwide, raked in $1.1 billion in profits from 2014 to 2016, according to state data obtained by Kaiser Health News. Anthem, another industry giant, turned a profit of $549 million ...

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Brainstorm Health: Veterans' Health, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Trump HHS Shortlist - Fortune

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Brainstorm Health: Veterans' Health, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Trump HHS Shortlist
Fortune
But it also marks an opportunity to highlight the issues most important to military families?and few are quite as significant as the persistent holes in medical care and socioeconomic ills which afflict veterans' health. Suicide and drug overdoses are ...

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