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Health care in America - The Economist

The Economist

Health care in America
The Economist
America devotes 17% of GDP to health care, compared with 9% in Britain, yet nearly 50m Americans were uninsured in 2012 and life expectancy is slightly below average for a rich country. And the taxpayer foots much of the bill: government health ...
Why Arizona health care is so expensiveArizona Republic
Health Care Act Still Covers 7.3 MillionNew York Times
Obama Administration Says 7.3 Million Who Picked Health Plans on Exchanges ...Wall Street Journal
Bangor Daily News -Sierra Sun Times -Washington Post (blog)
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Various Health Entities Report Data Breaches Across the US - iHealthBeat

Various Health Entities Report Data Breaches Across the US
iHealthBeat
Last week, Temple University announced that an unencrypted desktop computer containing personal health information on 3,780 patients was stolen from a university doctor's office in July, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports (McCullough, Philadelphia ...


With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems - Washington Post

Reuters

With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems
Washington Post
MONROVIA, Liberia — While the terrifying spread of Ebola has captured the world's attention, it also has produced a lesser-known crisis: the near-collapse of the already fragile health-care system here, a development that may be as dangerous — for ...
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Lansing Latino Health Alliance - Lansing State Journal

Nonprofit Spotlight: Lansing Latino Health Alliance
Lansing State Journal
The Lansing Latino Health Alliance (LLHA) was founded in 2003 with the mission of improving the health status of Latinos in the greater Lansing area principally by advocating for meaningful, effective and sustainable policy and systems changes, and by ...


Health and wellness events: Support groups and more - Detroit Free Press

Health and wellness events: Support groups and more
Detroit Free Press
Out of the Darkness Walk: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature fund-raising campaign, bringing together family, friends, colleagues and supporters. 1 p.m. Kensington Metropark (Maple Beach), 2240 W. Buno, Milford.


Women's health conference promises to be 'fabulous' - Charleston Gazette

Women's health conference promises to be 'fabulous'
Charleston Gazette
She has a public television show “Zonya's Health Bites” and a new book, “Water with Lemon,” a “health novel” that incorporates motivational narratives to promote healthy lifestyle choices. It's an approach she hopes to share with women from the ...


Team forming to improve health of county residents - Livingston Daily

Livingston Daily

Team forming to improve health of county residents
Livingston Daily
The Livingston County Department of Public Health is looking for people interested in improving the health and well-being of county residents. To help do so, the department needs individuals to serve on its MAPP team. Mobilizing for Action through ...


Duke Medical Center free clinic opens door to better health - Durham Herald Sun

Duke Medical Center free clinic opens door to better health
Durham Herald Sun
Doctors for Duke Medical Center were on hand to help perform prostate cancer screenings and other health screenings for diabetes, hypertension and obesity. The annual free men's health fair and clinic is sponsored by the Duke Division of Urology ...

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Louisiana state workers, retirees worried about health care benefits changes - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

WWL First News

Louisiana state workers, retirees worried about health care benefits changes
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Retired state government worker Vicki Picou is convinced her out-of-pocket health care costs are going to skyrocket next year because Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has dramatically altered health care policies for most state workers and retirees.
Health insurance program to deplete its reserve fundShreveport Times
Health insurance program still hemorrhaging cashOpelousas Daily World
Louisiana health insurance program still hemorrhaging cashWWL First News

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Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2014 - iHealthBeat

Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2014
iHealthBeat
Viverae, a health management systems provider, has acquired OneHealth, a provider of a cloud-based peer support system for behavioral health, for an undisclosed amount...Cognizant Technology Solutions, an IT vendor and consulting firm, will acquire ...
West Health CEO touts necessity of open, interoperable health systemFierceHealthIT

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