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Steris to Fight FTC Move to Block Merger With Synergy Health - New York Times

New York Times

Steris to Fight FTC Move to Block Merger With Synergy Health
New York Times
LONDON — The Steris Corporation, a maker of medical equipment, said on Friday that it would fight a decision by the Federal Trade Commission to block its proposed takeover of Synergy Health, a British company that provides equipment sterilization ...
UPDATE 2-Synergy Health, Steris to contest US FTC decision to block dealReuters
Synergy Health, Steris to contest US FTC decision to block dealReuters UK
Steris to contest FTC's attempt to block Synergy Health dealCrain's Cleveland Business

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Well | Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Well | Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers
New York Times (blog)
Anxiety has now surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students, though depression, too, is on the rise. More than half of students visiting campus clinics cite anxiety as a health concern, according to a recent ...


Report: Women are more likely to have serious mental health problems than men - Washington Post

Report: Women are more likely to have serious mental health problems than men
Washington Post
Women in every age group in the United States were more likely than men to have serious mental health problems, according to federal health statistics released Thursday. The report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for ...

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Morning Plum: GOP set to blame Dems for yanking health coverage from millions - Washington Post (blog)

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Morning Plum: GOP set to blame Dems for yanking health coverage from millions
Washington Post (blog)
As you may have heard, Dem Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is mounting a challenge to Senator John McCain of Arizona. The Hill reports this morning that Republican strategists expect to use Kirkpatrick's vote for the Affordable Care Act in 2010 as a weapon ...
GOP Split on Possible Health-Law FixesWall Street Journal
GOP's diabolical health care scheme: What their Obamacare “fix” is really all ...Salon
Shocking sloppiness won't doom the health reformsShreveport Times
Huffington Post
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Wall Street expects these health-care stocks to rise up to 55% - MarketWatch

MarketWatch

Wall Street expects these health-care stocks to rise up to 55%
MarketWatch
One way to protect yourself is to focus on health-care stocks, because that sector has consistently outperformed all others over just about any time period you consider. The industry has many built-in advantages: We all need it, there are new ...

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Report: Health Insurer Humana Considering a Sale - ABC News

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Report: Health Insurer Humana Considering a Sale
ABC News
Humana shares soared to record heights Friday afternoon on speculation that the company, one of the nation's biggest health insurers, might be up for sale. Analysts have been discussing for a few weeks the possibility that large health insurers flush ...
Health insurer Humana explores sale: sourceReuters
Humana Considers Sale of CompanyWall Street Journal

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Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit - U.S. News & World Report

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Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, attorney Jonathan Turley talks with reporters in Salt Lake City. Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health ...
Judge Considers House GOP's Case Against Obama's Health LawWall Street Journal
Arguments begin in health care suitBoston Globe (subscription)
Health care law supporters encounter resistance from federal judgeMcClatchy Washington Bureau

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Do you want your health insurance company running your hospital, or vice versa ... - PennLive.com

PennLive.com

Do you want your health insurance company running your hospital, or vice versa ...
PennLive.com
He argues hospitals need "heads in beds" to pay for and sustain their expensive buildings and equipment, and that need leads to ever-higher health care costs. He claims Highmark, which owns seven Pittsburgh area hospitals, has incentives that closely ...


Can Video Games Solve Public Health Problems? - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

Can Video Games Solve Public Health Problems?
U.S. News & World Report
The games – six in all – arm players with weapons like "chemo bombs" and antibiotics to fight the leukemia monster, destroy bacteria, rescue healthy cells and annihilate tumors, all while collecting points and conquering levels. And for players who are ...

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Public Hearing Looks At Children's Mental Health Programs In WNY - TWC News

Public Hearing Looks At Children's Mental Health Programs In WNY
TWC News
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Supporters of the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center met with local leaders and state health professionals Friday to talk about the future of mental health care for children in Western New York, including the center. "My ...
NY lawmakers reviewing mental health services for childrenNewsOK.com

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