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Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work - New York Times

New York Times

Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work
New York Times
In an earnings call last week, Walmart announced that its workers were signing up for health insurance en masse. The news was bad for the company's shareholders, since the added $500 million it will cost to cover them will eat into expected profits.
Health care providers question future of charity careThe Tennessean
Let's Put Some Muscle on Those Skinny Health Care NetworksHuffington Post (blog)
Obamacare: Californians of all political stripes increase support of health ...Los Angeles Daily News
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Fire breaks out at Lake County health department - WKYC-TV

WKYC-TV

Fire breaks out at Lake County health department
WKYC-TV
(Photo: Shane Snider, WKYC-TV). 29 CONNECT 19 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. PAINESVILLE -- Multiple fire departments responded to 33 Mill Street in Painesville where the Lake County health department was on fire Wednesday morning.
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Crews battle fire at Lake County General Health District (with videos) - UPDATENews-Herald.com
Multiple firefighters battle blaze at local health department19 Action News

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What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston? - Boston.com

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What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston?
Boston.com
The World Health Organization announced Wednesday that the death toll from the West Africa Ebola outbreak has risen to 1,350. The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) hosted a media briefing Wednesday morning with various leaders of the city's ...
Nigeria Health Minister Expresses Confidence in Ebola Containment MeasuresVoice of America

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Its Mental Health Treatment System Saves San Antonio Millions - NPR

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Its Mental Health Treatment System Saves San Antonio Millions
NPR
If you look at the rankings of how much money states spend on mental health, Texas rates second to last. But there's one place that's different in Texas - San Antonio. The city has become a model for other mental health systems across the country ...
Wrestling With A Texas County's Mental Health SystemKaiser Health News
Where the Police Are Part of Mental-Health CareThe Atlantic

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Doctors Outraged By Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened ... - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgress

Doctors Outraged By Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened ...
ThinkProgress
Pennsylvania doctors, nurses, and health policy experts are calling for a statewide investigation into claims that the state Department of Health has a policy of telling its employees never to talk to residents who complain of negative health effects ...
Faster action sought on drilling-related health questionsPhilly.com
Health Advocates Call For More Information About Marcellus Shale FrackingCBS Local
Coalition of health care professionals seek probe of state health departmentCitizens Voice
StateImpact Pennsylvania
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Ebola Batters Weak Health Systems - Voice of America

Voice of America

Ebola Batters Weak Health Systems
Voice of America
Also many health workers come under attack, not only in conflict situations, but in the Ebola-affected countries. Many have been threatened by residents of towns and villages when they have attempted to deal with the Ebola outbreak. Much of that has ...
Ebola: UN health agency reports encouraging signs in Nigeria, GuineaUN News Centre
Liberian health workers receiving experimental drug showing signs of recoveryFox News
Ebola outbreak causes health, economic crisisPhilly.com
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'Pastoral Counselors' Help Fill Mental Health Gap In Rural States - Kaiser Health News

'Pastoral Counselors' Help Fill Mental Health Gap In Rural States
Kaiser Health News
Mental health therapists most often leave issues of faith outside their office doors, even for patients who are religious. But one class of counselors believes a nonsectarian model doesn't serve everyone equally well. “On a feeling level, people want a ...

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Health care data breaches have hit 30M patients and counting - Washington Post (blog)

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Health care data breaches have hit 30M patients and counting
Washington Post (blog)
Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Jason Millman's regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system — and being changed by it. You can reach Jason with questions, comments and suggestions here. Check back every ...
Community Health opens toll-free line for patients who may be data-breach victimsTampabay.com
U.S. government will not release records about security of health care websiteThe Denver Channel
About 30.1M Patients Affected by Health Data Breaches Since 2009iHealthBeat
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Using Health Savings Accounts to Invest for Retirement - New York Times

Using Health Savings Accounts to Invest for Retirement
New York Times
But the accounts, which have tax advantages, can also be used to save money for health expenses in retirement — and the savings can be substantial, a new analysis finds. A report this month from the Employee Benefit Research Institute finds that a ...


Health Care Giants Battling For Control Of Pittsburgh's Market - Kaiser Health News

Health Care Giants Battling For Control Of Pittsburgh's Market
Kaiser Health News
But as the line between insurance companies and health care providers across the country blurs, these longtime allies are venturing into each other's business and becoming competitors. In the process, patients can get caught in the middle. Day-care ...

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