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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business - NPR

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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business
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If there's such a thing as the first family of health care, the Lees may be it. Five decades ago, two brothers helped start Medicare. Their father inspired them and they, in turn, have inspired the next generation. To mark the anniversary of President ...
Sanders advocates for single-payer health-care system on Medicare anniversaryWashington Post
Think Health Care is Pricey? Get Ready to Spend Even MoreTIME

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CVS And IBM's Watson Cloud Pursue Ways To Predict Patient Health - Forbes

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CVS And IBM's Watson Cloud Pursue Ways To Predict Patient Health
Forbes
Through better technology, health care companies are trying to provide doctors with fast and simple access to health information via electronic medical records and claims data from pharmacies and insurers. It's also an important development as the ...
IBM Watson Health now counts CVS Health as a partnerFortune
CVS Health Taps IBM's Watson To Predict Patient Health Decline Before It HappensTechCrunch
IBM Watson wants to give you health advice from your local CVSMashable
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Americans are cutting calories, but far from eating healthy - CNN

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Americans are cutting calories, but far from eating healthy
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There are already hints of some of the other health payoffs of reducing calories. "In addition to improvements in obesity, there is evidence that we have avoided vast numbers of premature deaths," probably by reducing heart disease, diabetes and other ...

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$1 of every $5 spent in US will be on health care - CNBC

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$1 of every $5 spent in US will be on health care
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Nearly $1 in every $5 spent in the United States by 2024 will be on health care, according to a government projection released Tuesday, forecasting a quickening of the health inflation rate. Nonetheless, that rate still falls well short of the sharply ...
Health Spending Forecast: No Drastic Rise, but Slowdown Seems OverNew York Times
Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report SaysABC News
Health care spending expected to grow fasterCNNMoney
Politico -U.S. News & World Report -The White House (blog)
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Increased Competition Kept Lid on Health Insurance Inflation, US Says - New York Times

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Increased Competition Kept Lid on Health Insurance Inflation, US Says
New York Times
Most people who bought insurance through the federal marketplace had a greater choice of health plans this year than in 2014, the administration said, and premiums rose less in counties where more insurers were competing for business. The presence of ...

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CEO To Retire At Five-State Blue Cross Plan, Health Care Service Corp. - Forbes

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CEO To Retire At Five-State Blue Cross Plan, Health Care Service Corp.
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Patricia Hemingway Hall will retire after seven years as the top executive at Health Care Service Corporation, one of the nation's largest health insurance companies and the parent of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma, New ...
Health-tech incubator Matter teams up with insurance giantCrain's Chicago Business

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Health fallout from Fukushima mainly mental: studies - Yahoo News

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Health fallout from Fukushima mainly mental: studies
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However, even if "no discernible physical health effects are expected, psychological and social problems, largely stemming from differences in risk perception, have had a devastating impact on people's live," commented Fukushima Medical University's ...

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Lawsuit Says Bronx Health Center Turns Away Patients With Physical Disabilities - New York Times

Lawsuit Says Bronx Health Center Turns Away Patients With Physical Disabilities
New York Times
Michelle Caiola, the managing attorney for the New York office of Disability Rights Advocates, a nonprofit group that represents the plaintiffs, said that while disabled patients faced barriers at many hospitals and health centers, this particular ...

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Federal grant targets urban health disparities in Oklahoma - Washington Times

Federal grant targets urban health disparities in Oklahoma
Washington Times
The proposed study couples community outreach with an enhanced web-based health risk assessment that will be used by participants to manage their health. It's designed to give participants additional tools for improving health, including individualized ...

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Denver Broncos and UCHealth announce major health partnership - DenverBroncos.com (blog)

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Denver Broncos and UCHealth announce major health partnership
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In addition to practice facility naming rights, UCHealth will be a founding partner of the Broncos Health & Wellness Expo, which will be launched during the weekend of the Broncos Back to Football 7K race (Sept. 5-6). The partnership will also include ...

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