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Sun-Sentinel
Florida lawmakers consider low-cost grocery store loans to promote healthy eatingConcerned with the growing number of Floridians struggling to put nutritious ye
Florida lawmakers consider low-cost grocery store loans to promote healthy eating
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Concerned with the growing number of Floridians struggling to put nutritious yet affordable food on their tables, state lawmakers are weighing a proposal that would bring full-service stores to their neighborhoods. Florida's Healthy Food Financing... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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First Coast News
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
First Coast News / Posted 9 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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USA Today
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
USA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chiefThe 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.
Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 hours ago
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Friday's editorial: Poor bearing the brunt of state decisionWhen journalists write about social issues such as North Carolina’s refusal to
Friday's editorial: Poor bearing the brunt of state decision
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 hours ago
When journalists write about social issues such as North Carolina’s refusal to expand Medicaid to provide health insurance to about 500,000 residents, it’s easy for that number to seem abstract. Who are these folks who fall into the “Medicaid gap”... Read more
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Philly.com
Gov. Christie: Don't dismiss healthy school lunches and recessAnita Kulick, President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting Posted: Wed
Gov. Christie: Don't dismiss healthy school lunches and recess
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Anita Kulick, President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 4:00 AM Christie’s answer, “I don’t care what you’re eating for lunch every day. I really don’t. If I’m president, go back to whatever you want... Read more
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Animation World Network
‘Mack & Moxy’ Specials Headed to PBSLOS ANGELES -- Mack & Moxy, a new series of specials produced by Socially Dynam
‘Mack & Moxy’ Specials Headed to PBS
Animation World Network / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- Mack & Moxy, a new series of specials produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment, will begin airing on PBS stations nationwide beginning April 1, 2016. This children’s media property was created to inspire the next generation of great... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore to use grant to assess ways to keep seniors from fallingThe Baltimore City Health Department has won a $200,000 one-year planning grant
Baltimore to use grant to assess ways to keep seniors from falling
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The Baltimore City Health Department has won a $200,000 one-year planning grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a method of using data to prevent falls, a common and dangerous problem for seniors. A program using an array of... Read more
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Business Wire
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Names New Dean of Medical SciencesAUC’s mission is to provide an excellent medical education to qualified student
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Names New Dean of Medical Sciences
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
AUC’s mission is to provide an excellent medical education to qualified students of diverse backgrounds, using a curriculum that is modeled after U.S. medical schools. Students learn to work as part of a cohesive team to deliver empathetic,... Read more
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Philly.com
Penn study looks for healthy habits on TV showsIn movies, depictions of suicide have increased steadily since 1950. Youth suic
Penn study looks for healthy habits on TV shows
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
In movies, depictions of suicide have increased steadily since 1950. Youth suicides rose from the 1960s to the 1990s. The rate of gun violence in popular PG-13 movies has tripled since 1985. Since 1950, male characters in movies have consistently... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical DataPhoto by Jamie Jones Getty Images/Ikon Images Medical editors don't usually at
Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Data
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Photo by Jamie Jones Getty Images/Ikon Images Medical editors don't usually attract much attention. They perform their daily duties evaluating submissions and producing articles that, on good days, influence practice and policy. But last Wednesday,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Bill Clinton's annual health conference is underway in Indian WellsFormer President Bill Clinton took time off from the campaign trail in snowy Io
Bill Clinton's annual health conference is underway in Indian Wells
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
Former President Bill Clinton took time off from the campaign trail in snowy Iowa and New Hampshire to host a charity golf tournament Sunday, but told a reporter he feels ``kind of guilty'' for being in the sunny Coachella Valley. ``I feel kind of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Bill Clinton at the CareerBuilder ChallengeFormer President Bill Clinton took time off from the campaign trail in snowy Io
Bill Clinton at the CareerBuilder Challenge
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 days ago
Former President Bill Clinton took time off from the campaign trail in snowy Iowa and New Hampshire to host a charity golf tournament today, but told a reporter he feels ``kind of guilty'' for being in the sunny Coachella Valley. ``I feel kind of... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Nebraska One of Top 11 Scoring States for Preventing and Controlling Disease OutbreaksLINCOLN, Neb. -- A recent report “Outbreaks – Protecting Americans from Infecti
Nebraska One of Top 11 Scoring States for Preventing and Controlling Disease Outbreaks
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 16 days ago
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A recent report “Outbreaks – Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” released by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says Nebraska scored seven out of 10 key indicators related to preventing,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Abuse-deterrent opioids would reduce overdose tollTrauma surgeons see it all — the good, the bad and the very bad. Not much surpr
Abuse-deterrent opioids would reduce overdose toll
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Trauma surgeons see it all — the good, the bad and the very bad. Not much surprises us. This was true for me personally, until I saw a patient last spring. There was nothing that unusual about the patient, the injury or even the treatment. In fact,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fifteen-year national survey of 'fragile families' fuels wide range of researchFragile Families researchers have collected data on children from birth to age
Fifteen-year national survey of 'fragile families' fuels wide range of research
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Fragile Families researchers have collected data on children from birth to age 15 from a range of sources, including parents, children, caregivers and teachers. Data collection has varied in each wave of the survey based on research needs and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Report: Ohio’s obesity rate among highest in nationA recent report confirms that obesity is a growing concern in the nation, but a
Report: Ohio’s obesity rate among highest in nation
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 19 days ago
A recent report confirms that obesity is a growing concern in the nation, but a local doctor warns that lifestyle changes may not be enough for those who have to lose the amount of weight needed to lead a healthier life. U.S. adult obesity rates... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio’s obesity rate among highest in nationA recent report confirms that obesity is a growing concern in the nation, but a
Ohio’s obesity rate among highest in nation
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
A recent report confirms that obesity is a growing concern in the nation, but a local doctor warns that lifestyle changes may not be enough for those who have to lose the amount of weight needed to lead a healthier life. U.S. adult obesity rates... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Health officials to target neighborhoods | Springfield, Ohio newsLate last year Springfield was named the least healthy city in Ohio, according
Health officials to target neighborhoods | Springfield, Ohio news
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Late last year Springfield was named the least healthy city in Ohio, according to a study by a national financial website. Local health leaders disagree with the study’s findings, saying it’s unclear where the data originated. But what’s not in... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Rochester Regional Health first in area to introduce OpenNotes Posted Jan. 15, 2016 at 8:44 AM Rochester Regional Health recently kicked of
Rochester Regional Health first in area to introduce OpenNotes
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 21 days ago
Posted Jan. 15, 2016 at 8:44 AM Rochester Regional Health recently kicked off OpenNotes, a national initiative started in 2010 that is working to give patients ready access to all visit... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Obama failed to set tone for unityPresident Barack Obama’s eighth and final State of the Union address sounded a
Obama failed to set tone for unity
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
President Barack Obama’s eighth and final State of the Union address sounded a note of optimism and set the stage for what he promised would be a national campaign to bring Americans together, and which he hopes will define his place in the history... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Health Warning Labels May Deter Parents from Purchasing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages for Kids, Penn Study ShowsPHILADELPHIA – Health warning labels similar to those found on tobacco products
Health Warning Labels May Deter Parents from Purchasing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages for Kids, Penn Study Shows
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 22 days ago
PHILADELPHIA – Health warning labels similar to those found on tobacco products may have a powerful effect on whether parents purchase sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) for their children, according to a new study led by the Perelman School of Medicine... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama looks back; America looks aheadPresident Barack Obama’s eighth and final State of the Union address sounded a
Obama looks back; America looks ahead
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
President Barack Obama’s eighth and final State of the Union address sounded a note of optimism and set the stage for what he promised would be a national campaign to bring Americans together, and which he hopes will define his place in the history... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana spends fraction of suggested amount on anti-smoking initiatives; overall efforts rated poorLouisiana is doing a poor job of funding tobacco cessation and prevention progr
Louisiana spends fraction of suggested amount on anti-smoking initiatives; overall efforts rated poor
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Louisiana is doing a poor job of funding tobacco cessation and prevention programs, according to a national report issued Tuesday by a coalition of public health organizations. The report found that tobacco companies spend $32 promoting use of their... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rebounding WNY needs a health revivalWith apologies to Katie Couric, Lawrence Brooks isn’t convinced metro Buffalo i
Rebounding WNY needs a health revival
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
With apologies to Katie Couric, Lawrence Brooks isn’t convinced metro Buffalo is in the midst of a full-fledged revival. The resurgence is palpable, particularly in economic terms, but reporters like Couric at work on Buffalo boom stories tend to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rebounding WNY needs a health revivalWith apologies to Katie Couric, Lawrence Brooks isn’t convinced metro Buffalo i
Rebounding WNY needs a health revival
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
With apologies to Katie Couric, Lawrence Brooks isn’t convinced metro Buffalo is in the midst of a full-fledged revival. The resurgence is palpable, particularly in economic terms, but reporters like Couric at work on Buffalo boom stories tend to... Read more
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Naples Daily News
States let commercial walk-in health clinics grow unregulatedWASHINGTON _ When walk-in health clinics started spreading rapidly in the mid-2
States let commercial walk-in health clinics grow unregulated
Naples Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON _ When walk-in health clinics started spreading rapidly in the mid-2000s, the nation's biggest and most prestigious medical organizations voiced objections. They raised concerns about patient safety, gaps in patients' medical records,... Read more
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DNA Info
De Blasio Hires Homeless Chief With Crisis Management ExperienceNEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday hired an expert in crisis manag
De Blasio Hires Homeless Chief With Crisis Management Experience
DNA Info / Posted 29 days ago
NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday hired an expert in crisis management as deputy mayor overseeing New York City's response to homelessness. Dr. Herminia Palacio, 54, has more than 25 years of experience in public health and will be... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
States let commercial walk-in health clinics grow unregulatedWASHINGTON — When walk-in health clinics started spreading rapidly in the mid-2
States let commercial walk-in health clinics grow unregulated
The Record Searchlight / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON — When walk-in health clinics started spreading rapidly in the mid-2000s, the nation’s biggest and most prestigious medical organizations voiced objections. They raised concerns about patient safety, gaps in patients’ medical records,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Healthcare Deadline and Health Insurance Important FAQsThe following are goals, questions to ask, important caveats, and links to furt
Healthcare Deadline and Health Insurance Important FAQs
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
The following are goals, questions to ask, important caveats, and links to further resources concerning Obamacare and its January 31 deadline to sign up or else face potential penalties. - Select a health insurance plan that covers your or your... Read more
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My EastText
Healthcare Deadline and Health Insurance Important FAQsThe following are goals, questions to ask, important caveats, and links to furt
Healthcare Deadline and Health Insurance Important FAQs
My EastText / Posted 30 days ago
The following are goals, questions to ask, important caveats, and links to further resources concerning Obamacare and its January 31 deadline to sign up or else face potential penalties. - Select a health insurance plan that covers your or your... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health insurance exchange signups surgingPhoto by txking | Shutterstock.com Enrollment is surging in the federal health
Health insurance exchange signups surging
Business Insurance / Posted 30 days ago
Photo by txking | Shutterstock.com Enrollment is surging in the federal health insurance exchange that offers coverage to eligible individuals in the 38 states that have declined to offer their own exchanges. As of Dec. 26, more than 8.5 million... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health insurance exchange signups surgingEnrollment is surging in the federal health insurance exchange that offers cove
Health insurance exchange signups surging
Business Insurance / Posted 30 days ago
Enrollment is surging in the federal health insurance exchange that offers coverage to eligible individuals in the 38 states that have declined to offer their own exchanges. As of Dec. 26, more than 8.5 million individuals signed up for health... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Obamacare insurers sweeten plans with free doctor visitsHealth insurers in several big cities will take some pain out of doctor visits
Obamacare insurers sweeten plans with free doctor visits
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
Health insurers in several big cities will take some pain out of doctor visits this year — the financial kind. They’ll offer free visits to primary care doctors in their networks. You read that right. Doctor visits without copays. Or coinsurance.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Horizon Foundation works to spread healthy vending options across stateLast year, the Horizon Foundation was part of a successful campaign to make the
Horizon Foundation works to spread healthy vending options across state
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
Last year, the Horizon Foundation was part of a successful campaign to make the county government's vending machines healthier. In the new year, the Howard County-based health advocacy group is working to bring healthy vending options to state... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio taps new deputy mayor for healthMayor Bill de Blasio appointed Dr. Herminia Palacio as the city’s new deputy ma
De Blasio taps new deputy mayor for health
Crain's New York Business / Posted a month ago
Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Dr. Herminia Palacio as the city’s new deputy mayor for health and human services, filling a post that has been vacant since the end of September. Palacio will oversee several key city departments: the Department of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Stevens, Penn Nursing receive RWJF grant to determine effectiveness of transitional care modelStevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) and the University of Pennsylvania Sc
Stevens, Penn Nursing receive RWJF grant to determine effectiveness of transitional care model
News-Medical-Net / Posted a month ago
Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) were recently funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to use policy flight simulators - pioneered by Stevens--to simulate use of... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Year in Review A look back at 2015Jan. 3 -- Statesman Editor Noreen Hyslop named general manager of the newspaper
Year in Review A look back at 2015
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
Jan. 3 -- Statesman Editor Noreen Hyslop named general manager of the newspaper. Jan. 5 -- Longtime local businessman Berbage Bryant died. Jan. 6 - Local MMA fighter Frank Cortez of Clarkton defended his Light Heavyweight Championship in St.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Obamacare Insurers Sweeten Plans With Free Doctor VisitsHealth insurers in several big cities will take some pain out of doctor visits
Obamacare Insurers Sweeten Plans With Free Doctor Visits
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
Health insurers in several big cities will take some pain out of doctor visits in 2016. The plans will offer free visits to primary care doctors in their networks. You read that right. Doctor visits without copays. Or coinsurance. And no expensive... Read more

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