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Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic - CNN

CNN

Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic
CNN
A team from the CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention arrived Monday and is working with local and state health officials to stop the outbreak. Their recommendations include a short-term needle exchange program and public awareness campaign focusing ...
Needle Exchange Is Allowed After HIV Outbreak in an Indiana CountyNew York Times
Indiana Governor Declares Public Health Emergency to Battle Worst HIV ...ABC News
Indiana OKs clean needle exchange amid HIV outbreakUSA TODAY
Indianapolis Star -Wall Street Journal
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Airlines largely rely on pilots 'self-monitoring' mental health - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Airlines largely rely on pilots 'self-monitoring' mental health
USA TODAY
The International Civil Aviation Organization health-screening process largely mimics the FAA's regulations, according to Greg Raiff, the CEO of Private Jet Services, a private aviation company. Lufthansa flights would have been flying under those ...

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After Germanwings Crash, Testing of Pilots' Mental Health in Spotlight - NBCNews.com

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After Germanwings Crash, Testing of Pilots' Mental Health in Spotlight
NBCNews.com
The disturbing realization that one of the co-pilots of the Germanwings jetliner orchestrated its deadly descent into a French mountainside has travelers asking: How do we know if a pilot is mentally fit to fly? The problem, aviation experts say, is ...
Little Vetting of Pilots for Mental Health, US Experts SayABC News
How do airlines screen pilots for mental health issues?Fortune

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High-Deductible Health Plans Cut Costs, At Least For Now - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

High-Deductible Health Plans Cut Costs, At Least For Now
NPR (blog)
Total costs paid by everybody — employer, employee and insurance company — tend to fall in the first year or rise more slowly when consumers have more at stake at the health-care checkout counter whether or not they're making medically wise choices.
This Fast-Growing Health Plan is Great for Your Boss—But Maybe Not for YouMoney

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Grim News on Health Costs in Retirement - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Grim News on Health Costs in Retirement
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Released Wednesday by HealthView Services, a Danvers, Mass., company that provides retirement health-care cost data and tools to financial advisers, it finds that a 66-year-old couple retiring this year with average Social Security benefits can expect ...
This Scary Retirement Expense Just Got Even ScarierTIME

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First Draft | Today in Politics: Health Fix Heralds Rare Moment of ... - New York Times

New York Times

First Draft | Today in Politics: Health Fix Heralds Rare Moment of ...
New York Times
It would allow for regular doctor fee increases and extend a children's health program and some other health initiatives popular with Democrats. Some wealthier Medicare beneficiaries would pay more, and some of the cost would be added to the deficit.
Rarest of victories in House: Bipartisan health bill approvedWashington Post
Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fixU.S. News & World Report
Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with BoehnerBradenton Herald

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Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive - New York Times

New York Times

Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive
New York Times
Dr. Savita Gopal, a 27-year-old resident physician at the Family Health Center of Harlem, sat in front of a computer last Thursday, peppering Jacob Doble, a 10-year-old from Harlem, with questions for 20 minutes. As Dr. Gopal typed copious notes, Jacob ...

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Presence Health CEO to retire - Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago Business

Presence Health CEO to retire
Crain's Chicago Business
Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce plans to retire at year-end from the largest Catholic health system in Illinois. Bruce, 69, has been CEO of Chicago-based Presence since it was formed in 2011 from the merger of Chicago-based Resurrection Health Care ...

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Alamance ranks near top third in overall health statewide - Greensboro News & Record

Forbes

Alamance ranks near top third in overall health statewide
Greensboro News & Record
That's what was learned this week in a report grading the health of all 100 North Carolina counties. Alamance finished ahead of 66 other counties in the report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health ...
New Health Rankings Score Counties On Income InequalityForbes
Ross County fares poorly in health rankingsChillicothe Gazette
Health ranking report doesn't offer a path forward for last-place Baltimore CityBaltimore Business Journal
Timesonline.com -Dayton Daily News
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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 ...