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Why managing chronic health conditions begins at home - PBS NewsHour

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Why managing chronic health conditions begins at home  PBS NewsHour

The recognition that health care extends beyond the walls of hospitals and doctor's offices is growing. In Greensboro, North Carolina, advocacy groups, ...

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Tower Health to hold groundbreaking ceremony for Behavioral Care Pavilion - 69News WFMZ-TV

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Tower Health to hold groundbreaking ceremony for Behavioral Care Pavilion  69News WFMZ-TV

Tower Heath will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the Tower Health Behavioral Care Pavilion.

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Muskegon mobile mental health program hits high gear - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Muskegon mobile mental health program hits high gear  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

MUSKEGON, Mich. -- Access to mental health care in Muskegon County is getting a little easier. A mobile crisis unit is hitting the road to provide care at people's ...

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Mental health added to impact of climate change as global damage grows - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Mental health added to impact of climate change as global damage grows  The Sydney Morning Herald

Rising temperatures are leading to increased levels of stress, worsening anxiety and depression, and even suicide in the most extreme cases in Australia.

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Studies Show Medicaid Expansion Is Improving Health, While Jury Still Out on Chronic Disease - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Studies Show Medicaid Expansion Is Improving Health, While Jury Still Out on Chronic Disease  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

A batch of studies appearing in recent months have linked Medicaid expansion with lower death rates in renal failure, more efforts to quit smoking, and earlier ...

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America's Health Care System Is A Reason To Smile - Forbes

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
America's Health Care System Is A Reason To Smile  Forbes

One does not have to look far to find sharp criticisms of the American healthcare system. Without denying that there are issues to address, Michael Dowling ...

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Health Department warns of new scam - KOB

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Health Department warns of new scam  KOB

Marian Camacho December 07, 2018 11:06 AM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The state's Department of Health is warning New Mexicans of a new scam that's going ...

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‘Like a horror film’: The efforts to contain Ebola in a war zone - Houston Chronicle

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
‘Like a horror film’: The efforts to contain Ebola in a war zone  Houston Chronicle

The violence has stymied the international response to the outbreak, now the second-largest ever.

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Why using fake tan could be bad for your health - Yahoo Lifestyle

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Why using fake tan could be bad for your health  Yahoo Lifestyle

Fake tan has long been heralded as the safe way to give your skin a faux sun-kissed glow, but it turns out bronzing lotions, mousses and sprays aren't all that ...

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Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save millions of lives, WHO report says - AccuWeather.com

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save millions of lives, WHO report says  AccuWeather.com

The health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting climate change goals, a World Health Organization report released on Wednesday said.

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Gwinnett Chamber names 2018 Healthcare Awards recipients - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Gwinnett Chamber names 2018 Healthcare Awards recipients  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Gwinnett Chamber honored nearly 90 finalists and 12 recipients at its annual Healthcare Awards.

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Mental Health: NSW emergency departments being overrun by patients - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Mental Health: NSW emergency departments being overrun by patients  NEWS.com.au

Emergency departments are being overrun by mental health patients because the state government is not spending enough money in the right areas, experts ...

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Local health care professional talks solutions to seasonal depression - WAFF

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Local health care professional talks solutions to seasonal depression  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is affecting millions of Americans. Some health care professionals estimate six percent of the ...

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The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 - The Lancet

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017  The Lancet

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we ...

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What health insurance rule changes mean for you - Livemint

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
What health insurance rule changes mean for you  Livemint

Mumbai: If you want to make a prudent financial plan, a common advice given by financial planners is that you should take adequate insurance cover and ...

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University Health CEO resigns amid bacterial outbreak - ModernHealthcare.com

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
University Health CEO resigns amid bacterial outbreak  ModernHealthcare.com

University Hospital president and CEO John Kastanis resigned Thursday amid a deadly bacterial outbreak at the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit.

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Tim Tebow opens up on Urban Meyer’s decision and his health issues at Florida - For The Win

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Tim Tebow opens up on Urban Meyer’s decision and his health issues at Florida  For The Win

Tim Tebow reflects on Meyer's health issues dating back to his time at Florida.

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Man to spend a year in prison for health care fraud conviction - Lynchburg News and Advance

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Man to spend a year in prison for health care fraud conviction  Lynchburg News and Advance

A Dillwyn man was sentenced this week in federal court for practicing fraudulently as a counselor at Lynchburg-based Horizon Behavioral Health and Patrick ...

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Public health students present research on indigenous peoples, disease prevention - UH System Current News

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Public health students present research on indigenous peoples, disease prevention  UH System Current News

Hard work was on display for campus and community attendees at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Office of Public Health Studies undergraduate summit.

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