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Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties - NPR

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Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties
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at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. This assignment showed her just how severe the state's mental health care shortage is. "You have a patient that comes in and they need immediate care or something more acute, and then you tell ...

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Survey: Mental health stigmas are shifting - CNN

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Survey: Mental health stigmas are shifting
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Atlanta (CNN) Mental health has a long-standing public perception problem, but the stigma appears to be shifting, at least in the United States, a new survey reveals. Results from a national online survey on mental health, anxiety and suicide indicate ...
Some Promising News When It Comes To Mental Health StigmaHuffington Post
For Mental Health Awareness and Fundraising, Australian Motorcyclists Hit the ...PR Newswire (press release)
Americans Value Mental Health Care But Lack Access: SurveyU.S. News & World Report

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Louisiana trying to take a step backwards on public health - MSNBC

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Louisiana trying to take a step backwards on public health
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Dr. Taylor, in this case, is Dr. Stephanie Taylor, the medical director overseeing programs to combat sexually transmitted infections for the State Office of Public Health. As the NYT report added, she's also the director of Louisiana State University ...

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Mass. 2014 Health Care Spending Rises Faster Than State Goal - WBUR

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Mass. 2014 Health Care Spending Rises Faster Than State Goal
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BOSTON Massachusetts spent $632 million more on health care last year than it was supposed to, according to a report from the state's Center for Health Information and Analysis. The goal, established via a 2012 law, is to keep health care spending in ...
In a setback for Mass., health care costs spike in stateBoston Globe
Health care costs jump by 4.8 percent in Massachusetts, led by Medicaid spikeMassLive.com
Mass. health care costs rise at alarming rateLowell Sun
Boston Herald -Washington Times -Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Millennials: Get the Most From Your Health Care - U.S. News & World Report

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Millennials: Get the Most From Your Health Care
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For Anthony Levy, a 21-year-old student at University of Colorado–Boulder, convenience and cost drive his health care choices. If an injury or persistent illness forces him to seek treatment, he turns to urgent care. Levy rejects the notion that he ...


Salesforce wants to revolutionize your healthcare experience - Fortune

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Salesforce wants to revolutionize your healthcare experience
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The company announced on Wednesday its new patient relationship management platform, Salesforce Health Cloud, Wednesday as part of its new push to revolutionize how doctors and healthcare providers effectively manage patient health across ...
Salesforce Wants To Give Health Care 21st-Century Customer ServiceHuffington Post
Salesforce seeks to solve health care's electronic records conundrumMarketWatch
​Salesforce steps up industry focus, launches Health CloudZDNet
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Fewer people neglecting health care over cost: CDC - CNBC

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Fewer people neglecting health care over cost: CDC
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The rate of people who didn't get needed medical care as a result of its cost reached a 16-year-low in the three months that ended in March, as the Affordable Care Act continued to drive down the number of people without health insurance, according to ...
The Problem With GOP Plans to Sell Health Insurance Across State LinesNew York Times
Cato Goes Off The Rails On Health PolicyForbes
On Health Care, Walker and Rubio Offer ObamaCare-LiteCato Institute (blog)

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A stair-based city health initiative comes to a dead end - Capital New York

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A stair-based city health initiative comes to a dead end
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As his third term was winding down in July 2013, former mayor Michael Bloomberg made one final effort to slim down New York's collective waistline — a proposal to enhance stairwell access in all new construction. Developers, who rarely embrace ...


Fishing, Cooking And A Yup'ik Upbringing Made Alaska's Health Commissioner - NPR

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Fishing, Cooking And A Yup'ik Upbringing Made Alaska's Health Commissioner
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"We have so many hard working Alaskans who simply don't have access to health care. They are missing work," she says. "It is affecting businesses. They can't take care of their children, they can't hunt, they can't fish when they're not healthy enough ...

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Brain Health May Be Key to Avoiding the Most Dreaded Disease - U.S. News & World Report

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Brain Health May Be Key to Avoiding the Most Dreaded Disease
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Last year, the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic launched its Brain Health and Wellness program to begin to address the fears of an aging nation. Designed by Dr. Roxanne Sukol in collaboration with the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic ...

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