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Depression Raises Risk Of Serious Health Problems: More Reason To Get ... - Forbes

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Depression Raises Risk Of Serious Health Problems: More Reason To Get ...
Forbes
Depression is a painful enough disorder in and of itself, but the kicker is that it brings with it the risk of a number of other serious health problems, not only mental, but physical, too. Studies over just the past couple of weeks have reconfirmed ...

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South Carolina ranks in bottom third for senior health - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina ranks in bottom third for senior health
Charleston Post Courier
Seniors at the Lowcountry Senior Center participate in a group exercise class. A new report shows South Carolina ranks 36th in the country for overall senior health. This state particularly struggles with a high prevalence of food insecurity and a high ...
Kansas takes big drop in new report on senior healthSalina Post
Seniors rank low in health in NJVineland Daily Journal

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Real Salt Lake: Health, offense comes at needed time for RSL - Salt Lake Tribune

Real Salt Lake: Health, offense comes at needed time for RSL
Salt Lake Tribune
Real Salt Lake won at home against the last-place team in the Eastern Conference. That's the clinical description, at least, of what transpired at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night. But after coach Jeff Cassar told media members his team had come ...

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UCSD expanding its health care circle - U-T San Diego

U-T San Diego

UCSD expanding its health care circle
U-T San Diego
The best-known names in medicine can draw patients from far beyond their home cities — and that is the strategy at UC San Diego Health System, which is making moves to broaden its connections with hospitals and doctors outside of the county. In recent ...


Democrat: Shrink VA health system for veterans' sake - FederalNewsRadio.com

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Democrat: Shrink VA health system for veterans' sake
FederalNewsRadio.com
"You can kind of see a model evolving where the VA is not the place of general health care for the veterans, but the place of highly-specialized care where skilled professionals are particularly well-equipped to deal with issues that veterans have ...


Meet Arizona's new top public health official - Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star

Meet Arizona's new top public health official
Arizona Daily Star
Two days after her appointment, Christ announced an investigation into the state's mental health hospital, the Arizona State Hospital in Phoenix. She also announced that two department employees, including the department's recent interim director, Cory ...


Aspen-area poor having trouble with accessing health care - The Denver Post

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Aspen-area poor having trouble with accessing health care
The Denver Post
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About 4,500 county residents in the Aspen area live at or below the federal poverty level, and Pitkin County health officials are trying to find options to help the area's low-income families receive the care they need because many ...
Aspen-area poor having trouble with accessing public health careThe Denver Channel

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Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village
Wall Street Journal
So what do the Sardinians know that our own diet-and-health obsessed country doesn't? In April, I visited this epicenter of longevity along with Michel Poulain, a Belgian demographer; Paulo Francalacci, an Italian evolutionary geneticist; and Gianni ...


Fired auditors say Medicaid errors remain issue at New York Health Department - Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union

Fired auditors say Medicaid errors remain issue at New York Health Department
Albany Times Union
In April 2008, with less than a year on the job, Monks and a supervisor in her office, Patrick Campion, complained to supervisors that state Health Department officials were interfering with their work and taking steps to manipulate the audit results ...


Marin civil grand jury cites flaws in mental health agency's budgeting process - Marin Independent Journal

Marin civil grand jury cites flaws in mental health agency's budgeting process
Marin Independent Journal
A new Marin County Civil Grand Jury report recommends the county of Marin adjust its budgeting process so that it can better evaluate mental health program costs and benefits. The grand jury also faults the county for failing to use the bulk of a $2.1 ...