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Health Groups Balk at Obamacare Being Dragged Into Tax Debate - Bloomberg

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Health Groups Balk at Obamacare Being Dragged Into Tax Debate
Bloomberg
A GOP proposal to eliminate Obamacare's requirement that every American obtain health-care coverage or pay a fine is estimated to save $338 billion over a decade. It would also destabilize the individual insurance market in Obamacare, the major ...

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Health Notes: Mayo physicians have developed a brain-mapping tool - Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union

Health Notes: Mayo physicians have developed a brain-mapping tool
Florida Times-Union
St. Vincent's HealthCare has opened its second health center in St. Johns County. The facility will provide urgent care, primary care, specialty care, imaging, and lab services. The health center, located at 2001 County Road 210 in St. Johns, will be ...


Presence Health in line for $5.5 million TIF subsidy - Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago Business

Presence Health in line for $5.5 million TIF subsidy
Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois' largest Catholic health system is in line to receive $5.5 million in tax dollars designed to fight urban blight, part of a deal struck four years ago with the city of Chicago to locate its headquarters downtown. Presence Health, which set up ...



Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom - FDA.gov

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom
FDA.gov
Today, the agency issued a public health advisory related to the FDA's mounting concerns regarding risks associated with the use of kratom. Kratom is plant that grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It has gained ...

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AMA opposes any weakening or pullback of Obamacare's minimum health benefits - CNBC

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AMA opposes any weakening or pullback of Obamacare's minimum health benefits
CNBC
The American Medical Association said it opposes any weakening or removing of Obamacare's essential health benefits requirement. The EHBs are 10 categories that insurance plans must cover, and include emergency services, hospitalization, pregnancy ...



Mental Health And Nuclear Weapons - HuffPost

HuffPost

Mental Health And Nuclear Weapons
HuffPost
Strangely enough, however, the president didn't bring up an issue he raises regularly when it comes to weapons sales in the United States (at least, sales to white people, not Muslims, with an urge to kill): mental health. Isn't it curious that, as he ...

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Several States Roll Back 'Retroactive Medicaid,' A Buffer For The Poor - NPR

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Several States Roll Back 'Retroactive Medicaid,' A Buffer For The Poor
NPR
All four states ? New Hampshire, Indiana and Arkansas, in addition to Iowa ? have expanded Medicaid under the federal health law, which allowed states to include in their Medicaid program adults with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty ...

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What Health Experts Snack On - Forbes

Forbes

What Health Experts Snack On
Forbes
So what makes a snack healthy? While some consumers may focus on functional food ingredients (ingredients with potential health benefits besides basic nutrition), it's also important to take into account how satisfied a snack will make you feel ...


Diabetes And Mental Health: Anger, Burnout, Compulsive Eating And Depression - Forbes

Forbes

Diabetes And Mental Health: Anger, Burnout, Compulsive Eating And Depression
Forbes
A Public Health Foundation of India worker conducts a blood glucose test for a patient during a free door-to-door screening program funded by Eli Lilly & Co. at a home in the farming village of Thana kalan, Haryana, India, on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical 'Big Brother' - New York Times

New York Times

First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical 'Big Brother'
New York Times
?When patients don't adhere to lifestyle or medications that are prescribed for them, there are really substantive consequences that are bad for the patient and very costly,? said Dr. William Shrank, chief medical officer of the health plan division at ...

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Another guilty plea in multi-million dollar health insurance scam - NJ.com

NJ.com

Another guilty plea in multi-million dollar health insurance scam
NJ.com
Between January 2015 to April 2016, Gerstel helped convince people -- including teachers, firefighters, local and state police and other state employees with generous health plans -- to agree to order unnecessary prescriptions from a still unnamed, ...


uBiome launches an at-home women's health test for HPV, STI's and bacterial vaginosis - TechCrunch

TechCrunch

uBiome launches an at-home women's health test for HPV, STI's and bacterial vaginosis
TechCrunch
SmartJane is a new women's health test out from uBiome today that promises to check for 23 vaginal flora as well as 11 strains of the human papilloma virus and a string of sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia and gonorrhea from the comfort of ...

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700 Priority Health customers hit by loss of Michigan Medicine in network - MLive.com

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700 Priority Health customers hit by loss of Michigan Medicine in network
MLive.com
ANN ARBOR, MI - Michigan Medicine will no longer be a part of Priority Health's individual health plan networks, beginning in 2018. The change to Priority Health's 2018 MyPriority individual health plans take effect Jan. 1, impacting around 700 ...


Diabetes and Mental Health - Anger, Burnout, Compulsive Eating, and Depression - Forbes

Forbes

Diabetes and Mental Health - Anger, Burnout, Compulsive Eating, and Depression
Forbes
There is awareness not only of the issue and of the steps being taken to curb the problem by governments, academics, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, payers, digital health stakeholders, industry associations and patient groups.

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Eating healthier: 12 superfoods that may give your health a jolt - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Eating healthier: 12 superfoods that may give your health a jolt
Chicago Sun-Times
Their message: Everyone's diet is unique, based on their own health status. And one food alone is unlikely to cure all that ails them. But they can incorporate healthier foods that will improve their immune system, reduce their inflammation and just ...


Here's what Trump is doing on mental health after the Texas shooting - Axios

Axios

Here's what Trump is doing on mental health after the Texas shooting
Axios
President Trump said last week that the shooting that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was "a mental health problem," not a gun problem. In doing so, he made mental health an issue whether mental illness was the ...

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