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Texas Health Resources faces public fallout from Ebola crisis - Fort Worth Star Telegram

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Texas Health Resources faces public fallout from Ebola crisis
Fort Worth Star Telegram
In 1997, Harris merged with Presbyterian, another faith-based nonprofit operation, creating Arlington-based Texas Health Resources. Harris Methodist remains its biggest hospital, providing 19 percent of the system's revenues, while Presbyterian in ...
Monitored Health Care Workers Hit MilestoneNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas Health Resources' CEO Apologizes For Ebola ResponseCBS Local
Dallas Nurses Call Colleagues Who Contracted Ebola 'Heroes'ABC News
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6 surprising health benefits of pumpkins - CNN

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6 surprising health benefits of pumpkins
CNN
(CNN) -- When you think about pumpkins, what comes to mind? Jack-o'-lanterns? Pumpkin pie? Charlie Brown? Pumpkin spice lattes? Well, there's more to these orange gourds than Halloween and sugary (but delicious!) desserts and drinks. Pumpkins have ...


Companies Try to Escape Health Law's Penalties - Wall Street Journal

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Companies Try to Escape Health Law's Penalties
Wall Street Journal
With companies set to face fines next year for not complying with the new mandate to offer health insurance, some are pursuing strategies like enrolling employees in Medicaid to avoid penalties and hold down costs. The health law's penalties, which can ...

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How Welltok tapped IBM's Watson to upgrade its health optimization platform - VentureBeat

How Welltok tapped IBM's Watson to upgrade its health optimization platform
VentureBeat
Denver-based Welltok has been developing a health optimization platform for years, dubbed CafeWell, which analyzes your health profile from a variety of sources and offers up insight on how to stay fit. IBM, meanwhile, has long touted the diagnostic ...


Mandy Moore: For Africa, health care that works - CNN

Mandy Moore: For Africa, health care that works
CNN
(CNN) -- I've just returned from a visit to Tanzania with the global health and development organization Population Services International to better understand the challenges facing health workers in the developing world. The outbreak of Ebola only ...

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Free of Obamacare Taxes, The Future of Health Is Digital - Forbes

Free of Obamacare Taxes, The Future of Health Is Digital
Forbes
A handful of recent reports indicate that capital, overall, is seeking to exit the healthcare industries burdened by Obamacare's excise taxes and annual fees. With one outstanding exception – digital health – much of health care is seeing consolidation ...


Mercy Health changes leaders - Cincinnati.com

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Mercy Health changes leaders
Cincinnati.com
James May, chief operating officer for Mercy Health, is taking early retirement, the company announced Wednesday. Six other executives will assume new jobs at the health care provider in the new year. "Over the last two years, Mercy Health has been ...
EXCLUSIVE: Mercy Health revamps leadership teamCincinnati Business Courier

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Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates - WRAL.com

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Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates
WRAL.com
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's largest health insurer says rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average next year for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina discussed the prices Wednesday.

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EU, in change of tack, keeps medicines filed under health - Reuters

EU, in change of tack, keeps medicines filed under health
Reuters
The supervision of medicines is a hot topic in Europe, following a series of rows over access to clinical trial data, and the original plan to move it from the directorate general (DG) for Health and Consumers to the DG for Enterprise and Industry ...

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Introducing Health Goth, a New Lifestyle Trend - New York Magazine

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Introducing Health Goth, a New Lifestyle Trend
New York Magazine
Somewhere in between normcore, cyberpunk, goth, and sportswear chic exists the possibly real trend known as “Health Goth.” It's been kicking around since spring, actually, but it seems to have entered the mainstream this week, much to the chagrin of OG ...

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