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IU Health nurses to vote on union - Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Business Journal

IU Health nurses to vote on union
Indianapolis Business Journal
“There's a lot of changes that are being made that the nurses don't necessarily agree with,” said Heather Bragg, a cardiac critical care nurse at IU Health's Methodist Hospital. “That's why we want one voice, so that we can be at the table with the ...


Germanwings co-pilot reportedly had other health problems - CBS News

CBS News

Germanwings co-pilot reportedly had other health problems
CBS News
MONTABAUR, Germany -- New details emerged Saturday about Andreas Lubitz, the troubled co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525. Investigators said Lubitz deliberately crashed the Barcelona-to-Duesseldorf flight into the French Alps on Tuesday, killing ...
Germanwings copilot had health, psychological problems, reports sayLos Angeles Times
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Pediatric Research: How engineering can help improve our health - Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch

Pediatric Research: How engineering can help improve our health
Columbus Dispatch
Last week, a visiting professor at Nationwide Children's Hospital boldly declared that good health is partly an engineering challenge. Although I never thought of health in terms of engineering, I realized he had a great point. I immediately thought of ...

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Rockingham County gets top NH health rating - Eagle-Tribune

Rockingham County gets top NH health rating
Eagle-Tribune
"Having community health improvement plans in place in each of our 13 public health regions will help to ensure a coordinated, collaborative approach among local agencies whose work impacts the health of the public," said Dr. Jose Montero, director of ...

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The Weekly Health Quiz: Upbeat Emotions, Male Nurses and Whiter Teeth - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

The Weekly Health Quiz: Upbeat Emotions, Male Nurses and Whiter Teeth
New York Times (blog)
3Male nurses make, on average, $5,100 more than female nurses for the same job. About what percentage of nurses in the United States are men? 1 to 2 percent. 7 to 10 percent. 15 to 20 percent. 25 percent ...


Healthy outlook for regional hospitals - Ithaca Journal

Ithaca Journal

Healthy outlook for regional hospitals
Ithaca Journal
When it comes to health care, business is booming in the Southern Tier. In a regional economy sometimes struggling to find its footing, health care has remained steady as the hospitals and other providers cater to the baby boomers in need of increased ...

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Colleges getting out of health insurance business - The Columbian

The Columbian

Colleges getting out of health insurance business
The Columbian
SEATTLE — The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health ...
Concerns raised as colleges stop selling health insuranceBoston Globe (subscription)

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Public holds bill for health co-op's collapse - DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.com

Public holds bill for health co-op's collapse
DesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa, like the rest of the country, has experienced a lot of disruption in health care since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. In fact, Iowans have suffered additional indignities due to the financial collapse of CoOportunity ...


Joe Gibbs on son's health: 'very few answers' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Joe Gibbs on son's health: 'very few answers'
USA TODAY
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Calling his son J.D. "my hero," Joe Gibbs said the family's NASCAR team will continue to function as normal as J.D. Gibbs battles health issues. "J.D. through his entire life has probably been the most courageous person I've ever ...

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Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service - New York Times

New York Times

Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service
New York Times
Virginnia Schock seemed headed for a health crisis. She was 64 years old, had poorly controlled diabetes, a wound on her foot and a cast on her broken wrist. She didn't drive, so getting to the people who could tend to her ailments was complicated and ...