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Mental-Health Crunch on Campus - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Mental-Health Crunch on Campus
Wall Street Journal
Universities are hiring more social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists as demand for campus mental-health services rises. But persistent budget gaps mean that students in some cases foot much of the cost of the positions. Students at George ...

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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin
NPR (blog)
"The vast majority of people in America who take aspirin for prevention are what I like to call the 'worried well,' " Nissen says. "They are perfectly healthy. They may not even have a lot of risk factors. But they're very health conscious. And ...

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Transgender Eugene resident leading Men's Health magazine contest - OregonLive.com

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Transgender Eugene resident leading Men's Health magazine contest
OregonLive.com
Eugene resident Aydian Dowling is making headlines nationwide as potentially the first transgender man to be on the cover of Men's Health magazine. Dowling is currently leading the magazine's nationwide The Ultimate Guy Search contest, which aims to ...


Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out
USA TODAY
A loud snorer can wake up a whole household without having a clue. "There's always a certain level of denial," says Kathleen Bennett, a Cincinnati dentist who specializes in treating sleep breathing problems. "People come in all the time and say, 'I ...

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Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections - New York Times

New York Times

Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections
New York Times
Sometimes, when visiting a hospital here, it is hard to see why Britain's National Health Service is held in such high esteem that competing claims to be its protector could help decide the national elections next month. Yet as much as ever, the health ...

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize? - NPR (blog)

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?
NPR (blog)
From another angle, critics of the Flexner model correctly point out that Flexner himself, an educational theorist with no medical training, was silent on issues such as poverty, housing, nutrition and other factors that we now call the social ...

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People in Rural Areas Lose Out on Health Care - Voice of America

Voice of America

People in Rural Areas Lose Out on Health Care
Voice of America
GENEVA—. A new report finds people who live in rural areas have far less access to health care than do city dwellers. The International Labor Organization reports 56 percent of the world's rural populations have no health coverage compared to 22 ...
Half of world's rural populations cannot access health care: UNBusiness Insider

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Fluoride levels lowered by federal health officials - OregonLive.com

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Fluoride levels lowered by federal health officials
OregonLive.com
A 2008 file photo shows Tianna Swisher, a student at Liberty Valley Elementary School in Danville, Pa., drinking from the water fountain at Montour Preserve near Washingtonville, Pa., during an outdoor field trip. Fluoride in drinking water, credited ...

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State health department turns over records to abortion rights group - Columbus Dispatch

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State health department turns over records to abortion rights group
Columbus Dispatch
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation moved last week to dismiss a lawsuit it had filed against the health department for illegally withholding records, leading the Ohio Supreme Court to dismiss the case today. Court-ordered mediation between NARAL and ...
Abortion rights group gets Ohio records; lawsuit dismissedHilton Head Island Packet

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What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance - Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance
Entrepreneur
Consumer-driven healthcare options typically include high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs). For employers, a higher deductible means employees are responsible for a greater amount of their initial healthcare costs.
Cost-shifting health care plan strategies can backfireBusiness Insurance

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