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Should Your Health App Be Culturally Sensitive? - Forbes

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Should Your Health App Be Culturally Sensitive?
Forbes
In 2011, CNN aired a widely-debated documentary, Black in America: The New Promised Land – Silicon Valley. During the broadcast, influential blogger Michael Arrington said he didn't know a single African-American entrepreneur. While Arrington later ...


World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes - New York Times

New York Times

World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes
New York Times
PARIS — Governments should ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and outlaw tactics to lure young users, the World Health Organization said in a report released on Tuesday that calls for some of the toughest measures yet proposed for ...
World Health Organization Calls for Tougher Rules on E-CigarettesWall Street Journal
UN Health Agency Urges Crackdown on E-CigarettesABC News
E-cigarettes 'should be banned indoors': Global health watchdog issued warning ...Daily Mail

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Alameda County pairs chronic patients, young health coaches - SFGate

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Alameda County pairs chronic patients, young health coaches
SFGate
The 24-year-old Jordan asked Robinson if he'd like more help managing his health problems, and the older man quickly agreed. Jordan, a certified emergency medical technician exploring different careers in the medical field, is one of eight young ...

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Obama Tells Veterans He Will Fix Health System, as New Report Lists Lapses - New York Times

New York Times

Obama Tells Veterans He Will Fix Health System, as New Report Lists Lapses
New York Times
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Obama on Tuesday promised several thousand military veterans that he would fulfill his “sacred trust” to those returning from America's wars by overhauling a dysfunctional health care system, even as a new report ...
Obama to Announce Health-Care Initiatives for VeteransWall Street Journal
Obama tells veterans better mental health care on the wayReuters
Obama Unveils Veterans Mental Health, Housing MeasuresHere And Now
Washington Post (blog) -TheBlaze.com -Kaiser Health News
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WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks - World Health Organization (press release)

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WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks
World Health Organization (press release)
27 August 2014 ¦ GENEVA - Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in energy and transport policies could save millions of lives annually from ...
Climate change poses growing health threat: UNYahoo News
WHO urges action on climate change to protect healthResponding to Climate Change
Act now on climate change or face growing health risks - UNThomson Reuters Foundation (blog)
Deutsche Welle -RTT News
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Leader of Connecticut's Health Marketplace Is Named to Run Federal Program - New York Times

New York Times

Leader of Connecticut's Health Marketplace Is Named to Run Federal Program
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday named Kevin J. Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful health insurance marketplace, as the chief executive of the federal marketplace serving consumers in 36 states. Mr. Counihan will start on ...
Connecticut Health Honcho Named Healthcare.gov CEONBCNews.com
Conn. Exchange Chief To Run Healthcare.govKaiser Health News
Health exchange head named to federal postThe Advocate
NPR (blog) -The CT Mirror
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Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe - Baltimore Sun

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Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
Baltimore Sun
"The Office of Inspector General has moved this from an audit into a full blown investigation," Harris, a critic of the national law that established the health exchanges, said in a statement. "Those who wasted and abused taxpayer money, including ...
Federal auditors sought documents related to troubled Md. health exchange ...Washington Post
Harris: Subpoenas sent in Maryland health exchange probeWashington Times
Subpoenas issued over Md. health exchangeWBAL Baltimore
Delmarva Daily Times -CBS Local
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Ebola has killed more than 120 health workers, WHO says - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Ebola has killed more than 120 health workers, WHO says
USA TODAY
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has taken an unprecedented toll on health care workers, infecting more than 240 and killing more than 120, the World Health Organization says. "In many cases, medical staff are at risk because no protective equipment ...
US health official says Ebola has 'upper hand'Fox News
US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worseBoston.com
WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infectedLos Angeles Times
Sacramento Bee -Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Taylor questions Love's health, defense; Love suggests Taylor move on - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Taylor questions Love's health, defense; Love suggests Taylor move on
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“The only thing I still have a question mark about is his health,” Taylor said. “I had that concern then. I still have that concern, and Cleveland should have that concern, too: if he can keep his health. If they sign him to a five-year contract like ...
Taylor: Love's Health Should Concern CavsBasketball Insiders

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Health code violations shutting 4 S.F. sites a week - SFGate

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Health code violations shutting 4 S.F. sites a week
SFGate
Other times, it's because the health department ordered an inquiry after receiving a food-poisoning complaint. And a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focusing on Chicago, suggests that when customers complain about a ...