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Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service - New York Times

New York Times

Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service
New York Times
Virginnia Schock seemed headed for a health crisis. She was 64 years old, had poorly controlled diabetes, a wound on her foot and a cast on her broken wrist. She didn't drive, so getting to the people who could tend to her ailments was complicated and ...


Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety ...
3 Workplace Mental Health Questions All Businesses Should Ask Following The ...Forbes
Should FAA require mental health exams for US pilots?CBS News
Who's flying our planes? The Germanwings crash raises questions about mental ...Fox News
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Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic - CNN

CNN

Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic
CNN
A team from the CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention arrived Monday and is working with local and state health officials to stop the outbreak. Their recommendations include a short-term needle exchange program and public awareness campaign focusing ...
Scott County, health department working on needle exchange programIndianapolis Star
Needle Exchange Is Allowed After HIV Outbreak in an Indiana CountyNew York Times
Indiana OKs clean needle exchange amid HIV outbreakUSA TODAY
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Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You
NPR (blog)
Now, we should note, it can be a bit tricky to spot those health inspection scores on Yelp. If you're looking at the Yelp website, the information is listed in a box alongside the venue's hours, menu and price range. On the smartphone app, you have to ...

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Audit: Maryland Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange - ABC News

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Audit: Maryland Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange
ABC News
Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit released Friday. The audit marked the first time the inspector general of the Department of Health and ...
Audit shows health exchange funding misallocatedDelmarva Daily Times
Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange ...Baltimore Sun
Md. might owe federal government millions for health care exchange, audit findsWashington Post

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Obama takes stock of health-care law — and presidency - Washington Post

Wall Street Journal

Obama takes stock of health-care law — and presidency
Washington Post
White House aides insist that, with a year and a half left in his administration, President Obama is not yet talking about his legacy. But this week, the president offered one of his most definitive, bottom-line assessments of his signature health-care ...
Obama Promotes Health-Care Payments Based on Outcome, Not VolumeWall Street Journal
4 Ways the Affordable Care Act Is Improving the Quality of Health Care in AmericaThe White House (blog)
Now the Hard Part: The Rate of Health Care Enrollment Seems Set to SlowNew York Times
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Look at trends in weighing health survey, Broome urges - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Look at trends in weighing health survey, Broome urges
Press & Sun-Bulletin
What is not captured in the data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a philanthropy organization with a focus on health, is progress on health behaviors like smoking rates, obesity and problem drinking, Public Health Director Claudia Edwards said.
Health Officials Weigh in on Recent Broome County Health RankingsFOX 40 News WICZ TV

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High-Deductible Health Plans Cut Costs, At Least For Now - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

High-Deductible Health Plans Cut Costs, At Least For Now
NPR (blog)
Total costs paid by everybody — employer, employee and insurance company — tend to fall in the first year or rise more slowly when consumers have more at stake at the health-care checkout counter whether or not they're making medically wise choices.
This Fast-Growing Health Plan is Great for Your Boss—But Maybe Not for YouMoney

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Broward ranks high for future community health - Sun Sentinel

Sun Sentinel

Broward ranks high for future community health
Sun Sentinel
The 2015 annual County Health Rankings, released Wednesday, scored Broward ninth among Florida's 67 counties on factors that predict how healthy a community will be in the future. Our residents are smoking far less than the national median, are less ...
Suwannee rises in county health rankingsBranford News
Poverty, joblessness play 'significant roles' in Sullivan County's poor health ...The Daily Freeman

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Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive - New York Times

New York Times

Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive
New York Times
Dr. Savita Gopal, a 27-year-old resident physician at the Family Health Center of Harlem, sat in front of a computer last Thursday, peppering Jacob Doble, a 10-year-old from Harlem, with questions for 20 minutes. As Dr. Gopal typed copious notes, Jacob ...

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