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Health Spas Aimed at Teaching Stressed Executives to Unwind - New York Times

Health Spas Aimed at Teaching Stressed Executives to Unwind
New York Times
Her choice was VeraVia, on the beach north of San Diego, which promised to not just make her eat well, work up a sweat and get healthy while she was there — many spas do that — but also get at underlying issues to help her change her behavior and ...

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Introducing Health Goth, a New Lifestyle Trend - New York Magazine

New York Magazine

Introducing Health Goth, a New Lifestyle Trend
New York Magazine
Somewhere in between normcore, cyberpunk, goth, and sportswear chic exists the possibly real trend known as “Health Goth.” It's been kicking around since spring, actually, but it seems to have entered the mainstream this week, much to the chagrin of OG ...

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Mercy Health changes leaders - Cincinnati.com

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Mercy Health changes leaders
Cincinnati.com
Mercy Health, once known as Catholic Health Partners, is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest in the United States, employing more than 32,000 employees in Ohio and Kentucky. May, COO for for the past year and a Mercy executive for ...
EXCLUSIVE: Mercy Health revamps leadership teamCincinnati Business Courier
Mercy Health's May retiring early and other top leadership changesHamilton Journal News (subscription)

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Allegheny County explores state of Mon Valley area health - Tribune-Review

Allegheny County explores state of Mon Valley area health
Tribune-Review
Health department director Dr. Karen Hacker and colleagues led a discussion at McKeesport YMCA along Evans Avenue, near UPMC McKeesport, with local health care providers and advocates. It covered Dravosburg, Duquesne, Elizabeth Township, ...

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Free health clinic in Seattle hopes to help thousands - KING5.com

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Free health clinic in Seattle hopes to help thousands
KING5.com
All of the manpower is donated by doctors, dentists, nurses and other health care professionals who give their time and expertise. More than 50 health, human service and civic organizations are pitching in, along with a group known as Remote Area Medical.

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'Real people stories': Drama focuses on black men and health - Durham Herald Sun

Durham Herald Sun

'Real people stories': Drama focuses on black men and health
Durham Herald Sun
The show is an extension of The Durham Focus Group Project, a research program that the Durham-based non-profit health development organization FHI 360 started in 2012. The organization reached out to the African-American community, and conducted ...


CMS Proposes 2016 Basic Health Program Payment Plan - California Healthline

CMS Proposes 2016 Basic Health Program Payment Plan
California Healthline
The program, which is scheduled to launch in 2015, was designed for states to offer lower-cost health coverage options to residents with annual incomes that exceed the eligibility threshold for Medicaid, but who are unable to afford the health plans ...
Feds outline plan to pay states for Basic Health Program in 2016ModernHealthcare.com

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Precision Health: Policy Needs To Catch Up To Science - Forbes

Precision Health: Policy Needs To Catch Up To Science
Forbes
While adding to convenience, the power of this rapid personalization is that it is poised to transform health care as well. Imagine a world where treatments are based on your exact genetic make-up or that of the cancer or bacteria afflicted you—or ...


Wearable health devices are a novelty that wear off - Computerworld

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Wearable health devices are a novelty that wear off
Computerworld
Another finding: Consumers do not want to share wearable-device-generated health information with friends and family; they do however, trust their physician with that kind of data. Forty-three percent of those surveyed said they're not comfortable ...
Wearable health technology still in its early days, report saysSFGate (blog)

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4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health - Entrepreneur

4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health
Entrepreneur
Whether you agree or disagree with healthcare reform, it's still the law of the land and there is a collective benefit to keeping employees healthy and active. That's the reason why employers originally got into offering health insurance in the first ...