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Oregon panel recommends moving to federal health care exchange - Fox News

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Oregon panel recommends moving to federal health care exchange
Fox News
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is getting ready to rescue the failing Oregon state health care exchange, which has been hit by technical glitches from the start. On Friday, the Cover Oregon board will take up a recommendation made Thursday by ...
Obama administration prepares to take over Oregon's broken health insurance ...Washington Post
Oregon Panel Recommends Switch to Federal Health ExchangeNew York Times
Oregon may dump health exchange for HealthCare.govUSA TODAY
KATU -Los Angeles Times -The Seattle Times
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Democratic Candidates Grow More Vocal in Supporting Health Law - New York Times

Democratic Candidates Grow More Vocal in Supporting Health Law
New York Times
“I worked with President Obama on the Affordable Care Act and getting health coverage to all Americans,” Ms. Schwartz, who is running for governor, said in the 30-second commercial. “It was my legislation that said insurance companies can no longer ...

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5 'healthy' foods that can backfire - CNN

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5 'healthy' foods that can backfire
CNN
(upwave.com) -- You've proudly switched your morning bacon, egg and cheese biscuit to a slice of whole-grain toast with avocado and hummus, and your vanilla latte has become a big glass of fresh-squeezed juice. You feel more energetic, but you're not ...


What Big Data Can't Tell Us About Health Care - New Yorker (blog)

New Yorker (blog)

What Big Data Can't Tell Us About Health Care
New Yorker (blog)
In the march toward greater price transparency in health care, the data release represents a milestone, though perhaps one more symbolic than substantive. For those who believe that greater price transparency is the key to reining in exorbitant costs ...

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FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes
NPR (blog)
"We will have the authority as a science-based regulatory agency to take critical actions to promote and protect the health of the public." The proposal will be subject to public comment and further review by the agency before becoming final. But once ...
Health groups say FDA 'vaping' rules fail to protect childrenLos Angeles Times
New York state health advocates seek indoor e-cigarette banAlbany Times Union
Are Electronic Cigarettes A Public Good Or A Health Hazard?Forbes
Press-Enterprise -ABC News
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The Health Effects of GMO Foods - ABC News

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The Health Effects of GMO Foods
ABC News
Vermont is poised to become the first state to require labels on genetically modified food, but will these "frankenfruits" actually hurt the people who eat them? Probably not, experts say. Swapping genes in and out in a lab may sound a little different ...
Health Highlights: April 24, 2014U.S. News & World Report

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State to provide $75 million in mental health grants - Los Angeles Times

State to provide $75 million in mental health grants
Los Angeles Times
They will add 827 residential mental health beds and crisis "stabilization" beds, and pay for more than three dozen vehicles and five dozen staff members for mobile support teams, which often accompany local law enforcement to defuse tense situations ...


America's Broken Health Care System: The Role of Drug, Device Manufacturers - Forbes

Forbes

America's Broken Health Care System: The Role of Drug, Device Manufacturers
Forbes
Health care costs are dramatically higher in the U.S. than in the rest of the world. Yet our health care outcomes – from life expectancy to infant mortality – are average at best. There is little dispute over these facts. The real debate comes when we ...

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Geauga County | Mental health board to cut pay to 2009 levels - WKYC-TV

Geauga County | Mental health board to cut pay to 2009 levels
WKYC-TV
GEAUGA COUNTY -- The county's Board of Mental Health decided tonight to stop proposed upcoming pay raises for staff and go back to what they were making in 2009. That doesn't mean they will give back any money they've already been paid, however.
Geauga County mental health board cuts salaries after commissioner calls for ...News-Herald.com

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Social security numbers stolen from Tufts Health members - Boston Globe

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Social security numbers stolen from Tufts Health members
Boston Globe
Federal officials are investigating the theft of personal data of about 8,830 former and current members of a Tufts Health Plan insurance plan, including names, birth dates, and Social Security numbers but not medical, health, or financial information ...
8K affected after personal information stolen from health care planWCVB Boston
Tufts Health Plan reports data theft from 8830 Medicare subscribersWorcester Telegram

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