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University of Oregon considers creating UOCare, its own self-insured student ... - The Register-Guard

University of Oregon considers creating UOCare, its own self-insured student ...
The Register-Guard
The University of Oregon is proposing to create its own health insurance plans — UOCare — and to sweep all new and returning students into one of the plans come fall. The plan would include the existing on-campus health care plus a yet-to-be ...
Guest opinion: State Senate plan cuts health exchangeThe Spokesman Review

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Daily Herald: Mental health awareness - WLS-TV

WLS-TV

Daily Herald: Mental health awareness
WLS-TV
Mental Health First Aid classes are offered from Naperville to Crystal Lake. Said one therapist about the problem: "We've heard so many horrible things in the news lately, if one person had just said 'Are you OK?' maybe some of these things wouldn't ...
Suburbs turn to Mental Health First Aid after suicide, heroinChicago Daily Herald
At the office, mental health first aid trainingBoston Globe (subscription)

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Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village
Wall Street Journal
So what do the Sardinians know that our own diet-and-health obsessed country doesn't? In April, I visited this epicenter of longevity along with Michel Poulain, a Belgian demographer; Paulo Francalacci, an Italian evolutionary geneticist; and Gianni ...


Taking action: Plan outlines ways to fix mental health system - Bloomington Pantagraph

Bloomington Pantagraph

Taking action: Plan outlines ways to fix mental health system
Bloomington Pantagraph
BLOOMINGTON — Repairing a splintered mental health system that has failed to support children and adults in crisis and left dozens without a permanent home will require a public-private partnership, according to a new report issued by the McLean ...


Inmate who is 'eating the jail' costs Cook County $1 million in health care - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Inmate who is 'eating the jail' costs Cook County $1 million in health care
Chicago Tribune
The jail has long been a dumping ground for the mentally ill, a byproduct of widespread cuts in mental health services at the city, county and state level over the last decades. Currently, the massive complex on Chicago's West Side identifies nearly ...


Fired auditors say Medicaid errors remain issue at New York Health Department - Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union

Fired auditors say Medicaid errors remain issue at New York Health Department
Albany Times Union
In April 2008, with less than a year on the job, Monks and a supervisor in her office, Patrick Campion, complained to supervisors that state Health Department officials were interfering with their work and taking steps to manipulate the audit results ...


Emergency Fund Created for World Health Agency - New York Times

Emergency Fund Created for World Health Agency
New York Times
Diplomats on Saturday approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies. The United Nations health agency has come under criticism for reacting too slowly to crises in recent years ...

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Why cutting-edge health care will help the rich live longer - STLtoday.com

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Why cutting-edge health care will help the rich live longer
STLtoday.com
Instead, we are headed toward a 1 percent phenomenon, with only the very wealthy able to afford the cutting-edge health care that adds meaningfully to life. Uneven gains in longevity are nothing new. American men live an average of two years longer ...


It's time for insurers to close mental health care gap for youths - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee

It's time for insurers to close mental health care gap for youths
Sacramento Bee
Mental Health Services Act funds support all elements of the psychosis specialty care model, including coordinated community outreach, education and stigma reduction, comprehensive assessment and individualized treatment planning, psychiatric care and ...
State gearing up to address mental-health needsMontana Standard
Planning for future of mental health care in MontanaHelena Independent Record
Corbin: Recognizing and treating children's mental health needsRichmond.com
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Health week features spectrum of activities - Shawnee News Star

Health week features spectrum of activities
Shawnee News Star
EDITOR'S NOTE: An in-depth look at a diverse health event designed to support wellness within the community. The free festivities are crafted to draw area residents of all ages. Avedis Foundation Health Week has arrived. The multi-day event, designed ...