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Alphabet-backed Medicare Advantage startup Clover Health raises $500M - TechCrunch

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Alphabet-backed Medicare Advantage startup Clover Health raises $500M  TechCrunch

Despite a number of well-publicized hiccups, venture capitalists are betting another $500 million on health insurance provider Clover Health, TechCrunch has ...

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I Let My Kids Take Mental Health Days From School - CBC.ca

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
I Let My Kids Take Mental Health Days From School  CBC.ca

I want my kids to know that if they need to take a break from the world every once in awhile, well, that's just fine with me. Because in our house mental health is ...

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Canada reduces staff in Cuba after another diplomat suffers ‘unusual health symptoms’ - Miami Herald

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Canada reduces staff in Cuba after another diplomat suffers ‘unusual health symptoms’  Miami Herald

The government of Canada will reduce its staff at the embassy in Havana by half after confirming that another Canadian diplomat has “unusual health symptoms.

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UW Health reports 7 cases of frostbite, 1 injured while attempting boiling water trick - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
UW Health reports 7 cases of frostbite, 1 injured while attempting boiling water trick  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

UW Health is reporting eight cold-related injuries during a cold snap that has reached life-threateningly low temperatures.

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New Details on Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Health Venture Emerge in Court Battle - The Wall Street Journal

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
New Details on Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Health Venture Emerge in Court Battle  The Wall Street Journal

Health giant UnitedHealth Group went to court to try to stop a former executive from working for a company it sees as a competitor, the health-care venture ...

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HIV positive man arrested for prostitution; Bucks County DA warns of health risks - WPVI-TV

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
HIV positive man arrested for prostitution; Bucks County DA warns of health risks  WPVI-TV

Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub is warning of possible health risks following the arrest of a Yardley man for prostituting himself while ...

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Thunderbirds and Crisis Connections team up for mental health awareness - Western Hockey League

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Thunderbirds and Crisis Connections team up for mental health awareness  Western Hockey League

The Seattle Thunderbirds, Crisis Connections and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of ...

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Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, a baseball pioneer and all-time great, in poor health - USA TODAY

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, a baseball pioneer and all-time great, in poor health  USA TODAY

Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson, who made major league baseball history as the first African-American manager, is in poor health.

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Public Health: Use SNAP benefits wisely - The Guam Daily Post

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Public Health: Use SNAP benefits wisely  The Guam Daily Post

The Department of Public Health and Social Services urges recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, ...

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No pay, no service, SA Medical Association warns Health Dept - EWN

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
No pay, no service, SA Medical Association warns Health Dept  EWN

This week the doctors were informed on Monday that they will not receive their January salaries due to a delay in processing the details of new employees.

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Acting medical officer of health for local health unit officially appointed to position - Windsor Star

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Acting medical officer of health for local health unit officially appointed to position  Windsor Star

Before entering his role as acting MOH, Ahmed served as the local health unit's associate medical officer of health for two years.

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Health Secretary announces goal to end HIV transmissions by 2030 - GOV.UK

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Health Secretary announces goal to end HIV transmissions by 2030  GOV.UK

The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has set out a commitment to end transmission of HIV in England by 2030. He said this will happen through ...

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Columbus High School alumna featured in medical journal for adolescent health - WTVM

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Columbus High School alumna featured in medical journal for adolescent health  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The research studies of a Columbus High School alumna, who is now a doctoral candidate at Texas A&M University, was featured in ...

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University of Minnesota study finds ACA didn't shrink employer health coverage - Star Tribune

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
University of Minnesota study finds ACA didn't shrink employer health coverage  Star Tribune

The prevalence of employer-based health insurance has been slowly shrinking for many years, but new research from the University of Minnesota shows new ...

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Oregon lawmaker seeks $2 million for mental health centers - OregonLive

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Oregon lawmaker seeks $2 million for mental health centers  OregonLive

State Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Roseburg, introduced legislation Wednesday that would establish three small around-the-clock support centers for Oregonians ...

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Larimer County adds liaison to link behavioral health, criminal justice - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Larimer County adds liaison to link behavioral health, criminal justice  Loveland Reporter-Herald

A new state program to integrate behavioral health and criminal justice services has allowed Larimer County to add a new court liaison position to boost ...

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Radiologists are not the bogeymen of Ontario’s health care system - Toronto Star

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Radiologists are not the bogeymen of Ontario’s health care system  Toronto Star

Our reputation as a “high income” specialty has certainly made us an easy mark; but I believe that the more culpable reason is that our vital role in health care is ...

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Merit Health Wesley doctor explains heart disease in women - WDAM

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Merit Health Wesley doctor explains heart disease in women  WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women, killing one in three women each year. Merit Health Wesley's ...

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Allison Hanes: The fight against homelessness starts with mental health - Montreal Gazette

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Allison Hanes: The fight against homelessness starts with mental health  Montreal Gazette

A program that brings services and support to those who are most vulnerable is succeeding in getting people off the streets.

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Analysis | The Health 202: Association health plans expanded under Trump look promising so far - The Washington Post

Health - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00
Analysis | The Health 202: Association health plans expanded under Trump look promising so far  The Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.). (Jose Luis Magana/AP). A crop of new health insurance plans ...

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