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Health Agency's New Assessment of the Epidemic Is More Dire Still - New York Times

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Health Agency's New Assessment of the Epidemic Is More Dire Still
New York Times
New figures published Monday by the World Health Organization reveal a far worse outlook than it had previously anticipated for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. In addition to predicting many more cases and deaths, the new report for the first time ...
Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola casesOdessa American
WHO maintains Ebola health emergency, airs response concernsCIDRAP
Ebola outbreak hits home with Bay Area health specialistsSFGate
BBC News -Belleville News Democrat
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Medicaid Gives the Poor a Reason to Say No Thanks - New York Times

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Medicaid Gives the Poor a Reason to Say No Thanks
New York Times
There are generally two ways that people with insurance pay for health care in the United States: premiums, which get you insurance before you receive care, and a variety of cost-sharing mechanisms — like deductibles, co-pays and coinsurance — that ...
US disagrees with world on who pays for health careCNBC
Medicaid Bankruptcy Ruling Could Bolster Health-Care Facility TurnaroundsWall Street Journal
Over Half-Million More New Jersey Residents Now Have Health InsurancePhilly.com (blog)

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Stearns makes parenting skills priority in health plan - St. Cloud Times

Stearns makes parenting skills priority in health plan
St. Cloud Times
But Stearns County has identified it as the highest priority for improving the community's health. The county is seeking public input on its draft community health improvement plan, which is a guide for the community to address the highest health ...

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Why climate change is a growing health threat - Washington Post (blog)

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Why climate change is a growing health threat
Washington Post (blog)
This week's U.N. Climate Summit is a reminder that climate change is as much a health care story as it is an environmental one. Public health groups have in recent years been warning of how climate change poses health threats, especially among ...
Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Opportunity' For Public HealthHuffington Post
Actions on climate change bring better health, study saysUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Cleaner climate could bring better health, UW researchers sayWisconsin State Journal
TheBlaze.com (blog) -U.S. News & World Report
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Chris Abele's budget would add money for mental health care, sheriff - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chris Abele's budget would add money for mental health care, sheriff
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The proposed 2015 budget of Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele calls for no new taxes, but it would give hefty increases to two departments — the Behavioral Health Division and the sheriff's office. Abele has proposed an estimated $3million ...

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It's open enrollment! Here's three ways to save on health insurance - Today.com

It's open enrollment! Here's three ways to save on health insurance
Today.com
It's open enrollment season, a short period of time when companies offer employees the opportunity to make changes to their health insurance and other benefits for the next year. In some cases, your choices this fall could potentially save you hundreds ...


Home health program helps patients - The Courier-Journal

Home health program helps patients
The Courier-Journal
Heart patient Arnaldo Navarro Delgado is flanked by a community health worker and a medical social worker as he sits in his apartment off Taylor Boulevard in south Louisville. Using a Spanish translator, who joins the group by speaker phone, the ...


Poor oral health costs communities in many ways - Montgomery Advertiser

Poor oral health costs communities in many ways
Montgomery Advertiser
The financial and social causes were addressed by a number of experts at a recent Oral Health Conference 2014, sponsored by Envision 2020 and held at Auburn Montgomery. Envision 2020 is a strategic planning group that works to find solutions for social ...

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Hollywood's Health Experts - The Atlantic

Hollywood's Health Experts
The Atlantic
In a bright office building in Beverly Hills, Kate Langrall Folb and her team at Hollywood, Health, and Society are on call to field queries from the mundane to the obscure. “Operators are standing by,” Folb, the group's director, often tells TV and ...

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Health happenings for Tuesday, Sept. 23 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Health happenings for Tuesday, Sept. 23
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Life Service Providers is sponsoring a Senior Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Galleria of Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Road. Included are food demonstrations, health screenings, flu shots and more. Call 412-779-7407.