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Pricey Drugs Largely To Blame For Uptick In National Health Expenditures - Forbes

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Pricey Drugs Largely To Blame For Uptick In National Health Expenditures
Forbes
What do you get when you combine Obamacare with an expected explosion in the use of pricey drugs and the rapid aging of the Baby Boomer population? The answer, courtesy of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today: national health ...

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Health spending projected to grow modestly, but faster - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Health spending projected to grow modestly, but faster
USA TODAY
U.S. health spending is expected to grow faster over the next decade than in recent years, reflecting a stronger economy, an aging population and higher levels of insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, a new federal report says. The ...
$1 of every $5 spent in US will be on health careCNBC
Health care spending again acceleratingPolitico
US Health-Spending Growth Jumped to 5.5% in 2014Wall Street Journal
New York Times -WRAL.com -Washington Post (blog)
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Health chief defends Planned Parenthood amid calls to defund - The Hill

The Hill

Health chief defends Planned Parenthood amid calls to defund
The Hill
President Obama's top healthcare official defended federal funding for Planned Parenthood at a hearing on Tuesday as Republicans zeroed in on cutting off its money. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell focused her ...
3rd Planned Parenthood 'Sting' Video Is Most Graphic YetYahoo Health

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Wheaton College ends student health coverage over contraception mandate - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Wheaton College ends student health coverage over contraception mandate
Chicago Tribune
The federal government does not require colleges and universities to provide health insurance to students. At an information session for students and parents last week, Paul Chelsen, vice president of student development, said a benevolent fund has ...

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Survey: Americans' Health Is Rebounding Under Obamacare - National Journal

National Journal

Survey: Americans' Health Is Rebounding Under Obamacare
National Journal
Compared with the pre-ACA trend, fewer Americans say they are in fair or poor health, and they are reporting fewer days in which their activity was limited by poor health. The JAMA study was conducted by researchers on behalf of the U.S. Health and ...
Obamacare's secret sauce: MedicaidCNBC
The Faces of Health Care: Susan F.The White House (blog)
Americans report improved health, better healthcare: studyReuters
International Business Times
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Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier - NPR

Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier
NPR
Krumholz attributes the improvement to a wide variety of measures designed to boost patients' health, from prevention programs to advances in medical care. He says some of the savings also came about because medical care shifted from hospitals to less ...

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Metro State in talks with Denver Health about running health center - The Denver Post

Metro State in talks with Denver Health about running health center
The Denver Post
Metropolitan State University of Denver is in discussions with Denver Health about partnering to run its campus health center and to participate in health-related academic programs, officials said. "Though nothing has been determined at this point ...


A Perfect Combination: The Cleveland Neighborhood Model For Urban Health Care ... - Health Affairs (blog)

Health Affairs (blog)

A Perfect Combination: The Cleveland Neighborhood Model For Urban Health Care ...
Health Affairs (blog)
How many people have unrealized dreams of improving the health and well-being of people in their community but lack the resources that are necessary to successfully realize them? Ironically, these are the same dreams that could transform the health of ...


Advanced Training for Home Health Aides Is Changing the Way Americans Age in Place - Huffington Post

Advanced Training for Home Health Aides Is Changing the Way Americans Age in Place
Huffington Post
When Mary, a longtime home health aide, was asked to fill in for one of her colleagues recently, she found that her new client wasn't even attempting to follow the vegetable-rich diet prescribed by her physician. "I began digging deeper to find out why ...


Standing All Day at Work May Take Toll on Health - WebMD

Standing All Day at Work May Take Toll on Health
WebMD
Two hours of standing on the job is not associated with problems, but "a longer period is likely to have detrimental effects," said study lead author Maria-Gabriela Garcia, a doctoral candidate within the department of health sciences and technology at ...

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