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Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to GOP, Is Side Issue in Campaigns - New York Times

New York Times

Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to GOP, Is Side Issue in Campaigns
New York Times
Republican attacks on the health care law dominated the early months of the campaign, but now have largely receded from view. The focus instead has been more on tethering Democratic candidates to Mr. Obama with a broad-brush condemnation of his ...

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Halyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare - Reuters

Reuters

Halyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare
Reuters
Since Ebola was first diagnosed in the United States, demand has surged for the eye shields, face masks and disposable gowns made by Halyard Health Inc, which is set to make its market debut on Monday. "The investment community seems very engaged ...
Kimberly-Clark Completes Health Care Spin-OffMarketWatch

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Health Dept. Worker Suspended. One Complaint: He Talked Like a Robot. - New York Times

New York Daily News

Health Dept. Worker Suspended. One Complaint: He Talked Like a Robot.
New York Times
Mr. Dillon, 66, has been a civil servant since 1975, mostly working in computer-related jobs for the health department. His current post entails taking calls on an information-technology line, both from the other city workers and from the public ...
Health Dept. worker suspended for answering phone with robot voiceNew York Post
NYC Health Department worker suspended for answering help desk phone in ...New York Daily News
City Worker Gets 20-Day Suspension for Using Robot Voice to Answer PhoneDNAinfo

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Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims - SFGate

The Utah People's Post

Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims
SFGate
“Hospitals that attempt to boost profits by admitting patients for expensive and unnecessary inpatient hospital stays will be held accountable,” Ivan Negroni, chief of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's inspector general's office in San ...
Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle billing claimsSacramento Bee
Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuitWashington Times
Overbilling Lawsuit Costs Dignity Health a $37 Million SettlementThe Utah People's Post

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Microsoft Unveils Fitness Band, Health Tracking Platform and App - iHealthBeat

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Microsoft Unveils Fitness Band, Health Tracking Platform and App
iHealthBeat
Microsoft Health is a cloud-based platform that can connect to and store information from Microsoft's new app -- also called Microsoft Health -- as well as other health and fitness apps, such as Jawbone, Gold's Gym, Runkeeper and MyFitnessPal. The ...
A Quick Guide to Microsoft's Health OfferingsPaul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
Biz to Go: Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingRichmond Times-Dispatch
Microsoft Could Still Win the Future of Health WearablesWired
Health Data Management -The Mercury
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Ebola Today: Judge Says Hickox Can Move Freely; Mass. Officials Announce ... - Boston.com

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Ebola Today: Judge Says Hickox Can Move Freely; Mass. Officials Announce ...
Boston.com
“While there are no cases of Ebola in Massachusetts and the risk remains extremely low, this collaborative system shows that Massachusetts health care providers are well prepared,” said Mass. DPH Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett in a prepared statement.
Maine health experts condemn quarantines for Ebola aid workersBangor Daily News
Not All Health Care Workers Are Against 21-Day Quarantines: 'We Need to Err ...TheBlaze.com
State health leaders criticize Maine CDC over Kaci Hickox quarantinePress Herald
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Using Ebola Care as a National Health Model - New York Times

Port Huron Times Herald

Using Ebola Care as a National Health Model
New York Times
The Ebola crisis could be a test case for health care management on a national scale. It may provide an extraordinary opportunity to improve the adequacy of our national health care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after its initial ...
Health workers prepare for Ebola — just in casePort Huron Times Herald
Tulsa Health Department monitoring recent traveler for Ebola virusNewsOK.com
US health care unprepared for EbolaColumbia Missourian
News On 6 -SunHerald.com -KATV
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County health departments offer flu vaccination clinics - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

County health departments offer flu vaccination clinics
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Public health influenza vaccination clinics are available at county health departments throughout the state, a media release states. The Oklahoma State Department of Health wants to remind Oklahomans that everyone is at risk for influenza, and the flu ...

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How to pay for health care in retirement - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

How to pay for health care in retirement
USA TODAY
The good news? The amount that American elderly need to cover their health care costs in retirement is 9.4% less than it was a year ago, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), a Washington, D.C.-based non-partisan research group.

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How Google's latest moonshot could change human health - Gigaom

Gigaom

How Google's latest moonshot could change human health
Gigaom
Monday saw the announcement of yet another unexpected project: health diagnostics. Google X has been working on nanoparticles that, after consumed, stream through the human body and pick up on signs of waning health — cancer cells, for example.
Google X's latest health adventure: Nanoparticle pills that detect cancerMedCity News

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