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New health plans' limitations anger enrollees - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

New health plans' limitations anger enrollees
USA TODAY
Such plans existed before the health law, but with its expansion of insurance, they are covering more people — and some are shrinking enrollees' options further than before. The policies' limitations have come as a surprise to some enrollees used to ...

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Lawmakers Reach Deal on a Fix for VA's Health Care System - New York Times

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Lawmakers Reach Deal on a Fix for VA's Health Care System
New York Times
House and Senate negotiators reached agreement during the weekend on a legislative package intended to stabilize the Department of Veterans Affairs' sprawling and embattled health care system, according to people briefed on the deal. The leaders in the ...
Tentative deal reached to fund fixes to VA health systemCNN
After 6 Weeks, Finally a Deal on VA Health CareABC News
Deal reached on legislation to improve veterans health careWJLA
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Obamacare: 'Health care sharing ministries' increase membership in wake of ... - San Jose Mercury News

Obamacare: 'Health care sharing ministries' increase membership in wake of ...
San Jose Mercury News
Go to church, be faithful to your spouse and shun tobacco, booze and drugs. Promising to adhere to that "biblical lifestyle," more than 300,000 Americans are taking advantage of a little-known provision in the nation's health care law that allows them ...

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Health renewal plan may backfire - Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg American

Health renewal plan may backfire
Hattiesburg American
WASHINGTON – If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises. Insurance exchange customers ...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfireDeseret News

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Ebola Takes Heavy Toll on Health Workers - ABC News

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Ebola Takes Heavy Toll on Health Workers
ABC News
Dr. Steve Monroe, deputy director in Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told ABC News that the outbreak has been going on for a long time and that usually health workers are infected at the beginning of an ...
Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infectedOdessa American
Ebola now taking toll on doctors, health care workers9NEWS.com
Ebola kills senior doctor at Liberia's largest hospital, health official saysMinneapolis Star Tribune
U.S. News & World Report
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Access to specialty health care out of reach of many - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Access to specialty health care out of reach of many
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Dr. Jeannette South-Paul with Myrtis Henderson, 47, of the South Side during a regular checkup at the Matilda Theiss Health Center in the Hill District. Dr. Jeannette South-Paul, a professor of family medicine, helped expand the clinic in 2002.


Top Rated Electronic Health Record Software Is Free - Forbes

Top Rated Electronic Health Record Software Is Free
Forbes
Earlier this month, Medscape published the results of their recent survey (here) which asked 18,575 physicians across 25 specialties to rate their Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. For overall satisfaction, the #1 ranked EHR solution was the VA's ...

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Health fair coming Aug. 3 to Wisner Park - Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira Star-Gazette

Health fair coming Aug. 3 to Wisner Park
Elmira Star-Gazette
“Twin Tier Health Challenge has been around for a couple years, but it embraces the healthy lifestyle message the Seventh-day Adventist Church has espoused for almost 200 years,” said Debeddo Brown, who was installed as pastor of the Friendship ...


Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health' - BBC News

BBC News

Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'
BBC News
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved ...
One minute of intense exercise a week to improve health for elderlyTelegraph.co.uk
Six Seconds of Exercise 'Can Transform Health': Study RevealsInternational Business Times AU
Minute's workout a week 'can transform pensioners' health'Yorkshire Post

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Who's News: Catalpa Health adds four providers - Appleton Post Crescent

Appleton Post Crescent

Who's News: Catalpa Health adds four providers
Appleton Post Crescent
APPLETON – Catalpa Health recently hired four providers, including an intake specialist and three mental health therapists. Catalpa Health now has a total of 33 providers on staff. Anne Whitney joined the Catalpa Health team as an intake specialist.