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Health care in America - The Economist

The Economist

Health care in America
The Economist
America devotes 17% of GDP to health care, compared with 9% in Britain, yet nearly 50m Americans were uninsured in 2012 and life expectancy is slightly below average for a rich country. And the taxpayer foots much of the bill: government health ...
Health Care Act Still Covers 7.3 MillionNew York Times
Obama Administration Says 7.3 Million Who Picked Health Plans on Exchanges ...Wall Street Journal
On health care, Obama and the ACA can't win no matter whatWashington Post (blog)
D Healthcare Daily -Vitals Spotlight -Kaiser Health News
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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut - CBS Local

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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut
CBS Local
TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City area, New Jersey and Connecticut are seeing their first cases of the uncommon respiratory illness that has shown up in children in a dozen states. Health officials said Wednesday that a New York City ...
Allegheny County health officials: Bethel Park schools too quick to release ...Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Enterovirus Outbreak Leaves Health Officials GuessingU.S. News & World Report
Health care providers braced for enterovirus D68Marshfield News-Herald
KCRA Sacramento -Ramona Sentinel
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Ebola outbreak: Guinea health team killed - BBC News

BBC News

Ebola outbreak: Guinea health team killed
BBC News
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say. Some of the bodies - of health workers, local officials and journalists - were found in a septic tank in a ...
Bodies Found After Ebola Health Care Workers Go Missing In Guinea (UPDATES)Huffington Post
Ebola Health Team Massacred in Guinean VillageGawker
Ebola health team found deadVox
RT -Fox News -Washington Post
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After Ebola: Rebuilding Liberia's health care infrastructure - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

After Ebola: Rebuilding Liberia's health care infrastructure
Boston Globe
Last July the Ministry of Health building in Monrovia, Liberia's capital city, was set on fire. We were shocked: Our designers had been in that exact building only a few months before, presenting a final draft of National Health Infrastructure ...
Ebola outbreak exposes West Africa's existing public health woesAl Jazeera America
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN
World Health Organization: West Africa Ebola cases could double every 3 weekswhnt.com
Daily Beast -Forbes -Voice of America
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Tod Fetherling launches health firm, Perception Health - The Tennessean

Tod Fetherling launches health firm, Perception Health
The Tennessean
Three years after joining health care startup Stratasan, entrepreneur Tod Fetherling is onto his next company, Perception Health. Fetherling launched the company last month and has so far signed on three health care providers, landing a hospital client ...


Apple iOS 8 software bug affects highly touted health-tracking feature, apps ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Apple iOS 8 software bug affects highly touted health-tracking feature, apps ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the health and fitness aspects of the Apple Watch in Cupertino, Calif. A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a ...
iPhone 6 to Put a Health Coach in Your PocketDiscovery News
Expert: Apple's health push poses big privacy challengesFox News
The iOS 8 Health app: What can you do with it today?tuaw.com
CBS News -AppAdvice
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Ebola outbreak hits home with Bay Area health specialists - SFGate

SFGate

Ebola outbreak hits home with Bay Area health specialists
SFGate
Dr. Dan Kelly had been in Sierra Leone only a few days last month when four patients showed up at the Wellbody health clinic he co-founded there, complaining of fevers, diarrhea, weakness and terrible headaches - all symptoms of Ebola. Wellbody had ...
Number of Ebola Cases Accelerating, Says World Health OrganizationWall Street Journal
Death of medical workers a major blow to West Africa's public healthAl Jazeera America
Ebola Deaths Doubled in a Month, Health Group SaysNew York Times
ABC News -SunHerald.com -Boston.com
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Unity Health Insurance, UnityPoint Health reach agreement in lawsuit - Wisconsin State Journal

Unity Health Insurance, UnityPoint Health reach agreement in lawsuit
Wisconsin State Journal
In December 2013, Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation filed a lawsuit to block Meriter Health Services' Iowa-based affiliate from using the name UnityPoint Health in areas of Wisconsin where Unity does business. The lawsuit argued the name ...

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Batavia, Clifton Springs health care changes get OK - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Batavia, Clifton Springs health care changes get OK
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A state Department of Health committee on Thursday approved one project by the University of Rochester Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital and two by Rochester Regional Health System, the new entity formed by the merger of the Rochester ...


Oregon's uninsurance rate cut more than half following federal health reforms ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Oregon's uninsurance rate cut more than half following federal health reforms ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The number of uninsured Oregonians has dropped 63 percent, from 550,000 to 202,000 people, since national health care reforms took effect, researchers say. An estimated 95 percent of Oregonians now have health coverage, up from 86 percent last year, ...

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