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IU Health fires nurse who was part of union organizing - Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Business Journal

IU Health fires nurse who was part of union organizing
Indianapolis Business Journal
“I can confirm,” Ertel added, “that we have not, and will not, discipline any team member for exercising his or her rights under the National Labor Relations Act. As a condition of employment, team members are required to adhere to IU Health policies ...


Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health
NPR (blog)
The horrifying crash last week of the Germanwings flight operated by Lufthansa has put a spotlight on what the airline knew — and what it should, or could have done — about its pilot's mental health. Lufthansa could face unlimited liability, after ...

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Avril Lavigne Opens Up About Her Health Crisis: 'I Thought I Was Dying' - Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight

Avril Lavigne Opens Up About Her Health Crisis: 'I Thought I Was Dying'
Entertainment Tonight
Avril Lavigne is opening up about her serious health issues that had the 30-year-old "Complicated" singer's fans worried late last year. In a conversation with fan account @AvrilMusicChart in December, Avril shared that she's been absent from the ...
'I thought I was dying': Avril Lavigne reveals health issue that had her bedriddenfox8.com
Avril Lavigne reveals she has Lyme diseaseNew York Daily News

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Salem Health, OHSU close to striking deal - Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal

Salem Health, OHSU close to striking deal
Statesman Journal
Salem Health and Oregon Health & Science University will sign a letter of intent in early May to form a clinical and financial affiliation, officials said Wednesday. The two organizations have been in talks since last March. Salem Health had asked a ...
OHSU, Salem Health may combine clinics into integrated systemPortland Business Journal (blog)

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Health Insurance Coverage Discrimination: Mental Illness - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

Health Insurance Coverage Discrimination: Mental Illness
U.S. News & World Report
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, which aimed to end health insurance discrimination for mental health services, an estimated 62 million patients now have better coverage. But a new report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness ...

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In filing, Universal Health Services says it's under criminal investigation - Philly.com

Philly.com

In filing, Universal Health Services says it's under criminal investigation
Philly.com
Individual hospitals in the behavioral health unit of Universal Health Services Inc. have long been dogged by federal investigations into their billing practices, but the King of Prussia company disclosed Tuesday in a regulatory filing that it was ...

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Health care professionals charged in 'Medicaid mill' scam - New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Health care professionals charged in 'Medicaid mill' scam
New York Daily News
Kirill Shakhov (right white grey striped shirt) and some of the 23 defendants named in a 199-count indictment that alleges they participated in a massive scheme in which they lured people recruited from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters and ...

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Tobacco Firm Seeks Softer Warning For Cigarette Alternative - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Tobacco Firm Seeks Softer Warning For Cigarette Alternative
NPR (blog)
Swedish Match wants the FDA to let the company remove most of the health warnings on its tins of snus (including a warning that the product increases a user's risk for mouth cancer or other tooth and gum problems), and change the label to say that snus ...

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Oscar is a New York-based health startup that's less than 2 years old, and it ... - Business Insider

Business Insider

Oscar is a New York-based health startup that's less than 2 years old, and it ...
Business Insider
Oscar is a New York-based health startup that's less than 2 years old, and it may soon be worth $1 billion. Matt Weinberger. Apr. 1, 2015, 4:44 PM; 2,251. facebook · linkedin · twitter; email; print. Kevin Nazemi, Mario Schlosser, Josh Kushner, Oscar ...

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Diagnosing A Sinus Infection Can Be A DIY Project - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Diagnosing A Sinus Infection Can Be A DIY Project
NPR (blog)
The saline washes out mucus and reduces stuffiness, and also improves the health of membranes, Rosenfeld says. Steroid nose sprays may help with inflammation, the guidelines say, especially for people with chronic sinusitis, which lasts more than three ...

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