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Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections - New York Times

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Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections
New York Times
Sometimes, when visiting a hospital here, it is hard to see why Britain's National Health Service is held in such high esteem that competing claims to be its protector could help decide the national elections next month. Yet as much as ever, the health ...

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key - NPR (blog)

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key
NPR (blog)
Apple has made no secret of its health and fitness plans for the Apple Watch. And in recent months, it has recruited medical experts to work on services like ResearchKit and HealthKit, which aim to open up the flow of health data between consumers ...
The 22 Best Apple Watch Health And Fitness AppsTechCrunch
5 outside-the-box health apps for Apple Watch that go beyond heart rateMacworld
Apple Watch Won't Deliver on Its Promise to Revolutionize Health. Yet.Gizmodo

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WTHR Health & Fitness Expo shows health never goes out of style - WTHR

WTHR Health & Fitness Expo shows health never goes out of style
WTHR
The WTHR Health and Fitness Expo is happening this weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. If you missed out on Saturday, the event runs through the rest of the weekend. For some, it's a tradition. For others, Saturday was their first time at the Expo.


IU Health aims to transform health care with $1B medical center - Indianapolis Star

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IU Health aims to transform health care with $1B medical center
Indianapolis Star
Indiana University Health will invest $1 billion in a new medical center at 16th Street and Capitol Avenue, part of a massive project that will tear down century-old buildings and erect new ones as it aims to transform local health care and its own future.
IU Health announces closure of University HospitalWISH-TV
IU Health to close University hospital, expand Methodist, RileyIndianapolis Business Journal

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Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic Health Care - New York Times

New York Times

Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic Health Care
New York Times
Israel Sapoznick doesn't do well in hospitals. At 89, he sees poorly, uses a wheelchair, and suffers from mild to moderate dementia. Even the ambulette ride from the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, where he lives in the memory care unit, can prove stressful.


Potent 'Spice' Drug Fuels Rise in Visits to Emergency Room - New York Times

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Potent 'Spice' Drug Fuels Rise in Visits to Emergency Room
New York Times
A sharp rise in visits to emergency rooms and calls to poison control centers nationwide has some health officials fearing that more potent and dangerous variations of a popular drug known as spice have reached the nation's streets, resulting in ...
Dramatic Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Deaths Sparks A Public Health EmergencyThinkProgress
HOG News— Public health officials have suggested Synthetic Marijuana 'Spice ...Daily Observer
Alabama health officials warn against "Spice" drug dangersFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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MDOC: New prisons health care provider would save money - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion Ledger

MDOC: New prisons health care provider would save money
Jackson Clarion Ledger
JACKSON – The head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections says the state could save $2 million over the next three years by choosing a new private contractor to provide health care for inmates. The health services contract is one of several ...
Prison system could save $2M with health care contractHattiesburg American

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Community Health Fair offers a one-stop shop for health questions and answers - fox6now.com

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Community Health Fair offers a one-stop shop for health questions and answers
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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 'Prevention is Power' — that's the slogan for Saturday's Community Health Fair in Milwaukee. This comes as the city celebrates 'Minority Health Month.' Organizers call it a one-stop shop for health. People could generate health or ...
Health fair in Livingston provides free exams to the medically underservedMerced Sun-Star

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Free health, dental, vision, hearing care offered Sunday in downtown Portland - OregonLive.com

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Free health, dental, vision, hearing care offered Sunday in downtown Portland
OregonLive.com
More than 150 health care students and faculty from across the state, including workers from OHSU, Oregon State University, Western University of Health Sciences and Pacific University, will be on hand to offer care as a grand finale to Health Care ...


Union protests casino's health insurance switch - nwitimes.com

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Union protests casino's health insurance switch
nwitimes.com
"Unfortunately, even though we have bargained in good faith, we have come to a point where we have been unable to agree on health and welfare," stated Matt Schuffert, vice president and general manager of Ameristar Casino, in a statement emailed Friday.