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With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems - Washington Post

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With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems
Washington Post
MONROVIA, Liberia — While the terrifying spread of Ebola has captured the world's attention, it also has produced a lesser-known crisis: the near-collapse of the already fragile health-care system here, a development that may be as dangerous — for ...
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN

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Health care in America - The Economist

The Economist

Health care in America
The Economist
America devotes 17% of GDP to health care, compared with 9% in Britain, yet nearly 50m Americans were uninsured in 2012 and life expectancy is slightly below average for a rich country. And the taxpayer foots much of the bill: government health ...
Why Arizona health care is so expensiveArizona Republic
Health Care Act Still Covers 7.3 MillionNew York Times
Obama Administration Says 7.3 Million Who Picked Health Plans on Exchanges ...Wall Street Journal
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Retirement planning: How to save on health care - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Retirement planning: How to save on health care
USA TODAY
More people list having good health as their top priority for a happy retirement, over being financially secure and having loved ones around you, according to a survey of 3,300 people over the age of 25 by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave, a leading ...
Health care is often the biggest expense in retirement, and the hardest to predictSTLtoday.com

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Thousands in Providence for the CVS Health Downtown 5k - Providence Eyewitness News

Thousands in Providence for the CVS Health Downtown 5k
Providence Eyewitness News
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Thousands gather to watch and run today in downtown Providence for the 2014 CVS Health Downtown 5k. Race day features the CVS Health Downtown 5k, The Tufts Health Plan High School Inspirational 3K and youth races of ...

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ThedaCare plan succeeds in improving employee health - Appleton Post Crescent

ThedaCare plan succeeds in improving employee health
Appleton Post Crescent
I know from talking with many business leaders that companies care deeply about employee health. They're like us. Employee health is a key part of our relationship and life together. At ThedaCare, helping our employees live healthier, more productive ...


Various Health Entities Report Data Breaches Across the US - iHealthBeat

Various Health Entities Report Data Breaches Across the US
iHealthBeat
Last week, Temple University announced that an unencrypted desktop computer containing personal health information on 3,780 patients was stolen from a university doctor's office in July, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports (McCullough, Philadelphia ...


Urban Meyer opens up on his health problems at Florida - USA TODAY

Urban Meyer opens up on his health problems at Florida
USA TODAY
Urban Meyer enjoyed incredible success at Florida, winning 65 games including two BCS national championship games and the 2009 Sugar Bowl — but the stress from the job forced him away from the game for two years. Meyer, who was taken to the ...

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Health and wellness events: Support groups and more - Detroit Free Press

Health and wellness events: Support groups and more
Detroit Free Press
Out of the Darkness Walk: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature fund-raising campaign, bringing together family, friends, colleagues and supporters. 1 p.m. Kensington Metropark (Maple Beach), 2240 W. Buno, Milford.


Chris Abele's budget would add money for mental health care, sheriff - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chris Abele's budget would add money for mental health care, sheriff
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Abele has proposed an estimated $3 million increase for the Behavioral Health Division, which is now run by the new Milwaukee Mental Health Board, an independent, nonelected 13-member board entrusted with overseeing the county's mental health ...


Students Struggle to Access Mental Health Services on UC Campuses - KQED (blog)

Students Struggle to Access Mental Health Services on UC Campuses
KQED (blog)
“The increased need for mental health services on our campuses is outstripping our ability to provide those services,” said Dr. John Stobo, senior vice president for health sciences and services for the University of California. “It is a major problem ...