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Public Health Museum annual meeting - Woburn Daily Times

Woburn Daily Times

Public Health Museum annual meeting
Woburn Daily Times
TEWKSBURY ? The annual meeting of the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury was held on Nov. 4 at the Old Chapel on the grounds of the Tewksbury State Hospital. In addition to regular business, a presentation by guest speaker Dr. Barbara Poremba, ...


Managed-care mental health agency fires CEO - WTVD-TV

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Managed-care mental health agency fires CEO
WTVD-TV
The state Department of Health and Human Services conducted its own investigation, and its interim report discussed last month by a General Assembly committee raised red flags about generous severance packages for Topping and 10 other executives and ...

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Global Health Challenges Offer Social Entrepreneurs Opportunity - Forbes

Forbes

Global Health Challenges Offer Social Entrepreneurs Opportunity
Forbes
?We have grown far too tolerant of businesses not acting in alignment with the public good,? said Derek Fetzer, director of Johnson and Johnson's CaringCrowd crowdfunding site for global health. ?Shouldn't all business, all entrepreneurship be for the ...

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Sen. King supports Republican-backed rural health proposals - Press Herald

Press Herald

Sen. King supports Republican-backed rural health proposals
Press Herald
Angus King, who caucuses with the Democrats, says he's getting behind three Republican-backed pieces of legislation that he thinks would assist rural health care in the state. He says his decision comes after a year of reaching out to hospital ...

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UP left with no physical care provider after health center departures - The Beacon

The Beacon

UP left with no physical care provider after health center departures
The Beacon
The nurse practitioner who began a temporary assignment at the Health and Counseling Center on Tuesday has left the position, leaving the center without any nurse practitioner. A new interim physician's assistant will begin working at the University of ...

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Who is covered by DACA? Teachers, caregivers and more - CNNMoney

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Who is covered by DACA? Teachers, caregivers and more
CNNMoney
While a large number of Dreamers hold retail jobs or work in the food services or hospitality industries, many are also teachers, health care providers, business managers and social workers. The report found that about 9,000 are employed as teachers ...

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Pennsylvania wrestles with uncertainty over children's health insurance funding - WHYY

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Pennsylvania wrestles with uncertainty over children's health insurance funding
WHYY
For more than two decades, The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, has provided health coverage to millions of kids nationwide. But lawmakers have yet to reauthorize it, and that's putting states whose funding expires soon in a bind.

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Pros and cons of direct primary care - Motley Fool

Pros and cons of direct primary care
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Doctors using a direct primary care model usually need far fewer patients in order to turn a profit. That means they can afford to spend much more time consulting with individual patients and treating their health issues. This model also encourages a ...

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VSU works to alleviate health-care shortage - Valdosta Daily Times

VSU works to alleviate health-care shortage
Valdosta Daily Times
?As a manager in health care, your job is to support the clinical side, to make sure the doctors and nurses have the equipment and whatever they need to take care of patients and to ensure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes,? said Dr. Gary ...



Christie says promise on addiction, mental health treatment coming true in 2019 - NJ.com

NJ.com

Christie says promise on addiction, mental health treatment coming true in 2019
NJ.com
Nine months after Gov. Chris Christie vowed to add nearly 900 psychiatric and drug treatment beds to help halt the epidemic of opioid addictions and overdoses in the state, the governor announced Friday that 26 health providers have committed to open ...

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Sen. King gets behind Republican-backed rural health proposals - Press Herald

Press Herald

Sen. King gets behind Republican-backed rural health proposals
Press Herald
PORTLAND ? A Maine U.S. senator who caucuses with the Democrats says he's getting behind three Republican-backed pieces of legislation that he thinks would assist rural health care in the state. Independent Sen. Angus King says his decision comes ...

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Jurgen Klopp: Doctors say Liverpool defeats are bad for my health - ESPN FC

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Jurgen Klopp: Doctors say Liverpool defeats are bad for my health
ESPN FC
Steve Nicol and Mark Donaldson break down the key storylines to watch ahead of Liverpool's clash with Southampton. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his side must defend better if they are to beat Southampton. Mark Donaldson and Stevie ...

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Former CDC director's new effort to tackle global health issues - CBS News

CBS News

Former CDC director's new effort to tackle global health issues
CBS News
November 18, 2017, 7:38 AM | Resolve to Save Lives is a five-year, $225 million global health initiative that seeks to address major health issues on a global scale. Former director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Resolve's ...


VA explores merging health system with Pentagon - The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune

VA explores merging health system with Pentagon
The Philadelphia Tribune
WASHINGTON ? As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the ...

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Family health center to unveil renovated clinic space - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Family health center to unveil renovated clinic space
WatertownDailyTimes.com
WATERTOWN ? North Country Family Health Center, 238 Arsenal St., will debut its brand new clinic renovations, including combined entrance and waiting area, beginning Monday. The project is the first of three phases made possible by a $1 million ...



VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire - ABC News

VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire
ABC News
As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA ...

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Health giant Sutter destroyed evidence in crucial antitrust case over high prices, judge says - Los Angeles Times

Health giant Sutter destroyed evidence in crucial antitrust case over high prices, judge says
Los Angeles Times
Sutter Health intentionally destroyed 192 boxes of documents that employers and labor unions were seeking in a lawsuit that accuses the giant Northern California health system of abusing its market power and charging inflated prices, according to a ...

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