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High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees - New York Times

New York Times

High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees
New York Times
Ms. Maina, an associate in a health and human services consulting agency, said her employer added the high-deductible plan earlier this year; though her monthly premiums are only $34, these plans require employees to pay for a greater share of their ...
High-deductible health plans soar; employees face deductible gapKansas City Business Journal (blog)

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​Low-carb versus low-fat: Best diet for weight loss, heart health - CBS News

Forbes

​Low-carb versus low-fat: Best diet for weight loss, heart health
CBS News
For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests. In a small clinical trial of obese adults, researchers found that those assigned to follow a ...
Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: StudyU.S. News & World Report
Low-Carb Reigns Over Low-Fat Diet For Weight Loss, Heart HealthForbes
Health Alert: Low-carb diet vs. low-fat dietKYTX
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What Happens When Health Plans Compete - New York Times

What Happens When Health Plans Compete
New York Times
The University of Pennsylvania health economist Robert Town, co-author of a comprehensive review of competition in health care markets, thinks that insurers are being drawn to exchanges by favorable market conditions: “The increase is being driven, ...


A First-Year Victory In Fight To Control Mass. Health Costs - WBUR

Boston Globe

A First-Year Victory In Fight To Control Mass. Health Costs
WBUR
Two years ago, Massachusetts set what was considered an ambitious goal: The state would not let that persistent monster, rising health care costs, increase faster than the economy as a whole. Today, the results of the first full year are out and there ...
Spending on health care rises in Mass.Boston Globe
Health costs hit $7550 per personBoston Herald
Mass. Health Care Spending RisesBoston.com
News & Observer -Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says - Fox News

Fox News

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says
Fox News
Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said. The hemorrhagic fever, spread ...
World Health Organization makes Senegal 'top priority emergency' in Ebola battleNew York Daily News
Senegal Ebola case 'top priority' for health groupGazetteNET

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No deal: CHI Health goes 'out-of-network' for BCBS Nebraska members - KETV Omaha

No deal: CHI Health goes 'out-of-network' for BCBS Nebraska members
KETV Omaha
Some, such as Susan Odom, find themselves in the middle of health care confusion. Odom is pregnant and has been with the same Ob/Gyn for five years. Her current coverage under Blue Cross California requires she either pay out of pocket or go elsewhere.
Move forward; Blue Cross, Catholic Health Initiatives still at impasseKearney Hub
No talks set as CHI Health-Blue Cross pact expiresWashington Times
Contract Between CHI Health, BCBS Expires1011now

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Can Apple get Americans to care about their health? - Quartz

Can Apple get Americans to care about their health?
Quartz
Yet Apple, the biggest tech company in the world, thinks it can sell a wearable device that's supposedly designed—at least, in part—to help people track their health and fitness. Will it take off? And, if it does, could it possibly make a difference ...


Health happenings for Sept. 2, 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Health happenings for Sept. 2, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Excela Health, in partnership with the Blairsville Ladies Auxiliary of Blairsville Parks & Recreation Foundation, is offering a Wellness Check diagnostic screening from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Resort Plaza at Blairsville Area Medical Park, 56 ...


Mental health services for poor, homeless to expand; $1 million in new funding ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Mental health services for poor, homeless to expand; $1 million in new funding ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
A mobile mental health clinic starting this fall is among the new mental health services that will be available for poor and homeless people in Cleveland. Nearly $1 million in grants from three separate agencies will allow those services to expand.


Groups say fly ash near state prison in Fayette County causing health problems - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Groups say fly ash near state prison in Fayette County causing health problems
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
A report released today raises concerns about inmate cancers and other serious health ailments at a state prison that sits next to a massive Fayette County coal waste dump full of toxic fly ash. The preliminary report on the ongoing investigation by ...