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6 surprising health benefits of pumpkins - CNN

CNN

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 ...

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

Wall Street Journal

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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Health Care Costs Expected to Rise in 2015: Are You Ready? - U.S. News & World Report

Health Care Costs Expected to Rise in 2015: Are You Ready?
U.S. News & World Report
While 2015 may seem like a long way off, decisions you make within the next few months could affect how much you pay for health care in the coming year. Health care costs are expected to grow 6.8 percent overall next year, according to a report from ...

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Mental health record may be predictor for Charlie Baker - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Mental health record may be predictor for Charlie Baker
Boston Globe
Baker's blueprint saved Massachusetts millions of dollars at a time when the state was staring at a nearly $2 billion deficit, but it left thousands of mental health patients often waiting weeks for treatments. The controversial approach became his ...
Don't delay implement of Mental Health Law – Dr Akwasi Osei -GhanaWeb

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Eastern Iowa health officials monitor Ebola, update preparedness plans - KCRG

Eastern Iowa health officials monitor Ebola, update preparedness plans
KCRG
CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials stressed on Tuesday that it is highly unlikely that Cedar Rapids hospitals will have to treat a patient with Ebola. But on the off chance that they do, they'll be ready. “Hospitals are working in partnership with (public ...

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Stress and Obesity top health concerns in Kent County - WZZM

WZZM

Stress and Obesity top health concerns in Kent County
WZZM
If you got a call from the Kent County Health Department in the last few months then you were one of the 2700 who took part in the Community Health Needs Assessment survey meant to improve the health of the county.


Health reform penalties imminent for employers - The Tennessean

The Tennessean

Health reform penalties imminent for employers
The Tennessean
2015 will be the first year of employer penalties under health care reform. Industries that historically have not offered health care, such as food service and staffing, are most exposed. To illustrate the decision these firms face, we'll use the ...


Think you're eating healthy? You're probably not. - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Think you're eating healthy? You're probably not.
Boston Globe
His name is Gary Taubes, the bestselling author of “Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health” and “Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It.” He is the founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative, and ...


The Health Goth Trend: Over Before You Even Heard About It - Racked National

Racked National

The Health Goth Trend: Over Before You Even Heard About It
Racked National
Move over, normcore. The newest internet trend starting to seep into the mainstream media is health goth, which is basically a lifestyle that is comprised of high-performance, monochromatic sportswear and an intense obsession with working out. Marie ...

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At Ebola Training Session in New York, Calm and Caution Are Urged - New York Times

Staten Island Advance - SILive.com

At Ebola Training Session in New York, Calm and Caution Are Urged
New York Times
As thousands of health care workers watched raptly, a federal government doctor clad in a green impermeable gown, bootees and a face shield that looked like a welder's mask demonstrated the latest protocols for fighting Ebola at a huge training session ...
Ebola training held for health-care workers in New York CityStaten Island Advance - SILive.com
No ebola in Kern, but local health officials preach preparednessBakersfield Californian
NYC Health Workers Undergo Mass Ebola TrainingWall Street Journal
TIME -The Oregonian - OregonLive.com -Bloomberg
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