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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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The Best Thing About Microsoft's Health Tracker Is That It's Cross-Platform - Wired

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The Best Thing About Microsoft's Health Tracker Is That It's Cross-Platform
Wired
Of course not: Microsoft has been working on a health tracking platform of its own. It's called Microsoft Health, and there's a wearable called Microsoft Band to go along with it. Both are available starting today in Microsoft retail stores and online ...
Microsoft Tackles Health with $199 Fitness BandTom's Guide
Microsoft enters the health wearables space with $199 'Band' braceletVentureBeat
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingBoston Globe
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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
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“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 lawsuitThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Overbilling Claims to be Settled by Dignity Health for $37 MillionCapital OTC

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Death spiral? Short-term health plans grow as cheap alternative to ObamaCare - Fox News

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Death spiral? Short-term health plans grow as cheap alternative to ObamaCare
Fox News
The plans, the only ones allowed for sale outside of ObamaCare exchanges, generally cost less than half of what similar ObamaCare policies cost, and are increasing in popularity as uninsured Americans learn they are required to get health coverage.
Obamacare sends health premiums skyrocketing by as much as 78 percentWashington Times
Affordable Medical Health Insurance Coverage: Cheap Year-Long Plans ...Latin Post

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

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$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 ...

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Is the Health Goth Movement Selling Out to the Mainstream? - Noisey

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Is the Health Goth Movement Selling Out to the Mainstream?
Noisey
Health Goth is a Facebook page started at the beginning of last year. Every day the moderators post a couple of images—net art, black-and-white sportswear (like the above), heavily branded prosthetic limbs—and the community lurks, likes, or leaves a ...
Health Goth: New Lifestyle Trend Created in PDXGoLocalPDX

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Maine health experts condemn quarantines for Ebola aid workers - Bangor Daily News

Maine health experts condemn quarantines for Ebola aid workers
Bangor Daily News
A group of a dozen Maine health professionals spoke out Thursday against the state's quarantine policies for individuals returning from West Africa, writing in a letter that the “epidemic of fear can be as dangerous as an epidemic with a virus.” Gov.


Health departments monitoring two Utahns for Ebola symptoms - Salt Lake Tribune

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Health departments monitoring two Utahns for Ebola symptoms
Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Department of Health is monitoring an aid worker who returned from Liberia earlier this week for signs of Ebola. Karen Mathot, who runs the Utah-based nonprofit Lifting Liberia, says she is showing no symptoms of Ebola, but is required to ...
Ebola-fighting health workers get NY job protectionCrain's New York Business
Obama Touts Heroism Of Ebola Health Care WorkersHuffington Post
Health experts question effectiveness of quarantinesFox News
USA TODAY -WebMD (blog)
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Africa's Top Health Challenge: Cardiovascular Disease - The Atlantic

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Africa's Top Health Challenge: Cardiovascular Disease
The Atlantic
In November 2010, a Center for Global development working paper on global development assistance for health (DAH) revealed that after controlling for burden of disease, 30 times more DAH money was allocated to malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV, compared ...


Obamacare Hasn't Propelled Mental Health Treatment - U.S. News & World Report

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Obamacare Hasn't Propelled Mental Health Treatment
U.S. News & World Report
More patients seeking mental health care will come within the next few years, experts project, and the question then will be whether there will be enough providers available. Paul Gionfriddo, CEO of Mental Health America, predicts a " bump in the road ...
The Health Law: Coping With High DeductiblesNew York Times
How The Upcoming Elections Might Shift The National Health Care LandscapeWBUR
Affordable Care Act: Playing Politics Can Be Hazardous To Your HealthScience 2.0
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