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Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to GOP, Is Side Issue in Campaigns - New York Times

New York Times

Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to GOP, Is Side Issue in Campaigns
New York Times
Republican attacks on the health care law dominated the early months of the campaign, but now have largely receded from view. The focus instead has been more on tethering Democratic candidates to Mr. Obama with a broad-brush condemnation of his ...

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Halyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare - Reuters

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Halyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare
Reuters
Since Ebola was first diagnosed in the United States, demand has surged for the eye shields, face masks and disposable gowns made by Halyard Health Inc, which is set to make its market debut on Monday. "The investment community seems very engaged ...

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Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims - SFGate

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Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims
SFGate
“Hospitals that attempt to boost profits by admitting patients for expensive and unnecessary inpatient hospital stays will be held accountable,” Ivan Negroni, chief of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's inspector general's office in San ...
Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle billing claimsSacramento Bee
Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuitWashington Times

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Health Dept. Worker Suspended. One Complaint: He Talked Like a Robot. - New York Times

Health Dept. Worker Suspended. One Complaint: He Talked Like a Robot.
New York Times
Mr. Dillon, 66, has been a civil servant since 1975, mostly working in computer-related jobs for the health department. His current post entails taking calls on an information-technology line, both from the other city workers and from the public ...
Health Dept. worker suspended for answering phone with robot voiceNew York Post

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Ebola Today: Judge Says Hickox Can Move Freely; Mass. Officials Announce ... - Boston.com

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Ebola Today: Judge Says Hickox Can Move Freely; Mass. Officials Announce ...
Boston.com
“While there are no cases of Ebola in Massachusetts and the risk remains extremely low, this collaborative system shows that Massachusetts health care providers are well prepared,” said Mass. DPH Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett in a prepared statement.
Maine health experts condemn quarantines for Ebola aid workersBangor Daily News
Not All Health Care Workers Are Against 21-Day Quarantines: 'We Need to Err ...TheBlaze.com
State health leaders criticize Maine CDC over Kaci Hickox quarantinePress Herald
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A Quick Guide to Microsoft's Health Offerings - Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

A Quick Guide to Microsoft's Health Offerings
Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
While the new Microsoft Band has triggered more excitement than I had expected, that excitement has also served to deemphasize the real news, which is Microsoft Health. This new health service sits alongside and is complementary to Microsoft's other ...
Microsoft Could Still Win the Future of Health WearablesWired
Biz to Go: Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingRichmond Times-Dispatch
Microsoft Unveils Fitness Band, Health Tracking Platform and AppiHealthBeat
Health Data Management -The Mercury
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Why Scapegoating Bats Is A Big Mistake For Human Health - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Why Scapegoating Bats Is A Big Mistake For Human Health
Huffington Post
But leading experts in ecology and public health -- even Batman himself -- now beg you to reconsider. "These creatures of the night are thought of as evil," said Michelle Baker, a researcher at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Victoria. "But ...

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$9M grant helps Metro Health fight infant mortality rate - KSAT San Antonio

KSAT San Antonio

$9M grant helps Metro Health fight infant mortality rate
KSAT San Antonio
"There are many challenges in this area: high crime, poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to various services," said Kelly Bellinger, health program manager. However, the San Antonio Healthy Start Program is getting a $9.7 million grant from the U ...


NJ employer health costs rise with Obamacare - Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press

NJ employer health costs rise with Obamacare
Asbury Park Press
New Jersey employers' health care costs rose by as much as 24 percent in the first year of the Affordable Care Act, cutting into profits for many businesses, according to a survey released by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association. President ...
NJ employers report higher health care costsVineland Daily Journal
N.J. Employer Health Costs Rise With ACAInsurance News Net
Rising health care costs not keeping NJ companies from offering benefits ...NJBIZ

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Health workers prepare for Ebola — just in case - Port Huron Times Herald

Port Huron Times Herald

Health workers prepare for Ebola — just in case
Port Huron Times Herald
Of the nine people being monitored for Ebola symptoms in Michigan, none of them are in St. Clair or Sanilac counties, according to local health departments. But if the deadly virus arrives in the Blue Water Area, local health officials don't want to be ...
Using Ebola Care as a National Health ModelNew York Times
Update: Oklahoma health officials say patient evaluated for Ebola, tests ...kfor.com
Tulsa Health Department monitoring recent traveler for Ebola virusNewsOK.com
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