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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 ...
Business execs: Health care costs will increaseThe Newark Advocate
Fight for health insurance sales keeps premiums downFort Wayne Journal Gazette

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

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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
NYC Health Department worker suspended for answering help desk phone in ...New York Daily News

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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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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

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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 ...
Biz to Go: Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingRichmond Times-Dispatch
Microsoft Could Still Win the Future of Health WearablesWired
Microsoft Unveils Fitness Band, Health Tracking Platform and AppiHealthBeat
Health Data Management -The Mercury
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Singing River Health System retirement plan underfunded; CEO giving ... - SunHerald.com

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Singing River Health System retirement plan underfunded; CEO giving ...
SunHerald.com
PASCAGOULA -- Singing River Health System has sent its employees an email today letting them know that the defined-benefit retirement plan they were counting on will no longer exist and outlining options for the money they have contributed over the ...
Singing River Health System pension plan not financially viable, major changes ...Mississippi Press (blog)

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How Google's latest moonshot could change human health - Gigaom

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How Google's latest moonshot could change human health
Gigaom
Monday saw the announcement of yet another unexpected project: health diagnostics. Google X has been working on nanoparticles that, after consumed, stream through the human body and pick up on signs of waning health — cancer cells, for example.
Google X's latest health adventure: Nanoparticle pills that detect cancerMedCity News

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Ohio enacts quarantine for health workers who tend to Ebola patients - Columbus Dispatch

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Ohio enacts quarantine for health workers who tend to Ebola patients
Columbus Dispatch
Nurses, doctors and other health-care workers who return to Ohio after tending to Ebola patients will face a mandatory 21-day home quarantine, under Ohio Department of Health rules issued today. The state's new protocol is stricter than federal ...
Health department adopts stricter Ebola guidelinesDayton Daily News
Ohio health department toughens protocols for those returning from nations ...Youngstown Vindicator
Travelers from West Africa face quarantine in OhioSunHerald.com

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WHO updates Ebola PPE guidance for health providers - CIDRAP

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WHO updates Ebola PPE guidance for health providers
CIDRAP
Based on an expedited review, the World Health Organization (WHO) today updated it guidance for personal protective equipment (PPE) for use in treating suspected and confirmed Ebola infections, which prioritizes protecting mucosal areas and hand ...

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