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The 2014 Health Trends We Can't Wait To Leave Behind - Huffington Post

The 2014 Health Trends We Can't Wait To Leave Behind
Huffington Post
If there's one thing that's constant year in and year out, it's wacky health trends. Every year has them, and 2014 was no exception. While we've certainly made advancements in medicine and mental health, when it comes to our faddish tendencies, we seem ...

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Give gift of health care, millennials - Cincinnati.com

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Give gift of health care, millennials
Cincinnati.com
Articles from a variety of media sources about basic human needs, such as food, clothing, safe housing/shelter, access to health care, education, sustainable wage employment, and community engagement, are among the list of topics that are regularly ...


BMI may not be the last word on health risks, some experts say - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

BMI may not be the last word on health risks, some experts say
Los Angeles Times
When you visit your doctor for a physical, it's likely that your exam will include a calculation of your body mass index, or BMI. It's also likely that your doctor will use the resulting score to assess your weight status and related health risks. But ...

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Top 10 Environmental Health Stories This Year - The Weather Channel

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Top 10 Environmental Health Stories This Year
The Weather Channel
On Dec. 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide ban on fracking, citing health concerns. This move — New York is the first state to ban fracking — ended a year full of news about the practice's health effects. The bottom line is we ...
Cuomo says he won't 'choose between jobs, health'Press & Sun-Bulletin
The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking BanThe Atlantic
New York Bans Fracking For Health Reasons - Success!Care2.com
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After Governor Halts Universal Health Care, Vermonters Burn Medical Bills - ThinkProgress

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After Governor Halts Universal Health Care, Vermonters Burn Medical Bills
ThinkProgress
Proponents of universal health care in Vermont aren't pleased with their governor's recent decision to abandon the state's ambitious plans to build a single-payer system. In protest, more than 100 activists gathered at the statehouse on Thursday to ...
Health care shockRutland Herald
Single Payer Health System Dies in VermontThe Fiscal Times
Vermont ends push for single-payer health careWashington Post (blog)
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Health Reform Task Force votes against governor's Healthy Utah Plan - St George News

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Health Reform Task Force votes against governor's Healthy Utah Plan
St George News
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Health Reform Task Force came together in a formal meeting Thursday at which members voted to not recommend Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed Healthy Utah Plan to the Legislature, opting instead to recommend two other ...
Health panel rejects governor's Medicaid planSt. George Daily Spectrum

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UC Health, United Healthcare at odds over deal - Cincinnati.com

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UC Health, United Healthcare at odds over deal
Cincinnati.com
The executive director of United Healthcare in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky laid out the major problem to reaching an agreement: UC Health, he said, has asked for "a double-digit rate increase and to be paid significantly more than what other ...
Weathering the storm: Designing resilient health systemsThe Hill (blog)
2014 was the year for partnerships in the Triad health care industryTriad Business Journal

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Area health agencies launch new service to streamline health care process - Hermiston Herald

Area health agencies launch new service to streamline health care process
Hermiston Herald
Catie Brenaman, a community health worker at Good Shepherd Medical Center, knows from experience what it is like to not know where to turn for social and medical services. Her son was born deaf in one ear, and she said she had a terrible time trying to ...


Can Cuba Escape Poverty but Stay Healthy? - New York Times

Can Cuba Escape Poverty but Stay Healthy?
New York Times
Researchers call it the Cuban Health Paradox. The country's economic isolation has left it poor, but people there live as long as their counterparts in much richer countries. According to data from the World Bank, life expectancy for someone born in ...


Health Warning Given Against Caramel Apples - New York Times

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Health Warning Given Against Caramel Apples
New York Times
The Centers for Disease Control is advising consumers not to eat commercially produced packaged caramel apples after tying the treats to five deaths and 21 hospitalizations in 10 states. The agency said it believes 28 people have been infected with ...
Contaminated caramel apples linked to four deaths, dozens of illnesses in 10 ...Fox News
Health Officials Announce Listeria Outbreak Associated With Packaged Caramel ...Pioneer News
Minnesota health officials say 2 deaths linked to listeria-contaminated ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
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