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How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies - New York Times

New York Times

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
New York Times
His experience confirms common assumptions about how health care works. If we can just invest in preventive care, we can reduce the use of the emergency room and lower health care costs, the thinking goes. But it turns out that his experience wasn't ...
Year after health-care law debut, more Siouxlanders have insuranceSioux City Journal
Time's right for a reset on health careDallas Morning News
Health care sign-up moving smoothly but slowly as big questions remainBelleville News Democrat
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Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier - Los Angeles Times

Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
Los Angeles Times
Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone apps can help improve overall health and combat diseases such as AIDS and diabetes. It wasn't easy. Relatively few young black men, ...


House GOP sues White House over health care law - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

House GOP sues White House over health care law
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — House Republicans filed suit against the Obama administration Friday, making good on a promise by House Speaker John Boehner to challenge President Obama's use of executive authority to implement the Affordable Care Act.
Politics|House GOP Files Lawsuit in Battling Health LawNew York Times
Obama's Immigration Action Still Leaves Health Coverage GapU.S. News & World Report
House GOP Files Lawsuit Over Health LawWall Street Journal
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Free clinics put bandage on health care gaps - Zanesville Times Recorder

Free clinics put bandage on health care gaps
Zanesville Times Recorder
Clinic workers helped Woerner, of Newark, obtain health insurance through Medicaid after the program was expanded to people who earned up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Last year, that was $15,856 for an individual and $32,499 for a ...

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Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial - New York Times

Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial
New York Times
The Oregon Health Study upended a lot of conventional thinking about health insurance. The study made use of a 2008 state lottery that randomly assigned some low-income Oregon residents to get insurance from Medicaid and others to remain uninsured.

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The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care - New York Times

The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care
New York Times
The Affordable Care Act imposes a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, like artificial joints and pacemakers, which will raise $29 billion over the next decade to help pay for health care reform. Last year, the Senate voted 79 to 20 to repeal the ...


Appvion building a culture of health - Appleton Post Crescent

Appvion building a culture of health
Appleton Post Crescent
I could tell many stories about companies who are taking steps to improve employee health. I believe all of them would attest to the benefits of their effort. One locally based company, however, is a particularly good example of what it takes to build ...


Special report: A broken mental health system - The Denver Post

The Denver Post

Special report: A broken mental health system
The Denver Post
Families struggle to find help before it's too late, navigating a confusing health system with too few options and battling a Colorado law they say is so weak that they can't make treatment decisions when their loved ones are too sick to realize they ...

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Personalized Medicine Becoming Reality at Chicago-Area Health System - U.S. News & World Report

Personalized Medicine Becoming Reality at Chicago-Area Health System
U.S. News & World Report
At the center of the program is Health Heritage, an online genomic medicine decision support application that pulls in and continuously analyzes data from multiple sources. Knaus began work on this effort to connect genetic information with family ...


Baker names Sudders as health and human services chief - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Baker names Sudders as health and human services chief
Boston Globe
Marylou Sudders, commissioner of the state Department of Mental Health from 1996 to 2003 before taking over as president of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, most recently has led Boston College's health and mental ...
Baker Taps Marylou Sudders To Lead Health And Human Services DepartmentWBUR
Baker picks former mental health commish to lead HHSThe Daily News of Newburyport
Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker appoints Marylou Sudders as secretary of Health and ...MassLive.com
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