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NM Coalition for Healthcare Quality wins Robert Wood Johnson grant
The New Mexico Coalition for Health Care Quality has received a $1.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to continue working on ways to improve the quality of health care in the Albuquerque area.
Mon May 20, 2013
ANALYSIS-Some U.S. Republicans see new scandal in Sebelius ...
With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation.
PatientsLikeMe Calls for Researcher Participation in New Open Research Exchange Platform
Today, PatientsLikeMe announces an open call for medical researchers to be among the first pilot users of its Open Research Exchange platform .
Fri May 17, 2013
Happy Bike to Work Day
It's Bike to Work Day! Here in DC 14,000 people signed up to participate, and volunteers staffed 72 pit stops to offer refreshments and prizes to cyclists.
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Larkin Community Hospital Named One of the Safest for Patients
's twelve statutory teaching hospitals and the largest osteopathic teaching hospital in the nation, was named one of the safest hospitals for patients by The Leapfrog Group.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Across the country, elementary school principals and teachers will tell you, "as recess goes, so goes the school day." Under the right circumstances, the excitement and energy that children experience on the playground spills over into the classroom, enhancing learning and strengthening students' relationships with their teachers and with each ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Is HHS Secretary Sebelius's Solicitation of Private Industry...
Is President Obama's top health official violating federal regulations by asking health industry executives to kick in money to support the implementation of Obamacare? Last week, The Washington Post reported that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had "gone, hat in hand, to health industry officials, asking them to make large ... (more)
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Former Kansas Gov. Katy Pitches Obamacare Thanks To Questionable Big Money Donations
"Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, has solicited sizable donations from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and H&R Block , the tax preparation service, as part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to ensure the success of President Obama's health care law, administration officials said Sunday, even as a leading Senate ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Medical News Today
Is There A Healthy Fast Food Option?
Main Category: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health ; Nutrition / Diet Article Date: 10 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Subway may promote itself as the "healthy" fast food restaurant, but it might not be a much healthier alternative than McDonald's for adolescents, according to new UCLA research.
Thu May 09, 2013
Variety of speakers highlight Claremont Colleges commencement
The Claremont Colleges will celebrate commencements next weekend, marking the end of another busy academic year.
Employer-Provided Health Coverage Declined Over Past Decade
The percentage of Americans who receive health insurance through employers fell significantly over the past decade, from 69.7 percent in 2000 to 59.5 percent in 2011, according to a new report by the nonprofit Robert Wood Johnson Foundation .
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Five Recipients of Future...
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today announced the recipients of four new grants from its Future of Nursing National Research Agenda.
Private-public partnership secures grant to boost physical activity:...
The Arizona Business Coalition on Health has been awarded a nearly $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation to improve health among Pima County residents through increased physical activity.
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Docs' notes 'open' today
"One of the great challenges in medicine is getting patients involved in their own care," said Dr.
Wed May 08, 2013
Illinois hospital costs vary widely
Hospitals in Illinois charged vastly different amounts of money for the same procedure -- with some charging seven or eight times more -- according to data released by Medicare Wednesday.
Administration offers consumers an unprecedented look at hospital charges
New data released today show significant variation across the country and within communities in what hospitals charge for common inpatient services.
Tue May 07, 2013
For Teens, Subway Not Much Healthier Than Mcdonald's
Subway may promote itself as the "healthy" fast food restaurant, but it might not be a much healthier alternative than McDonald's for adolescents, according to new UCLA research.
Fri May 03, 2013
Medical News Today
Having A Poor Relationship With A Spouse Can Increase Risk Of Depression
The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression , say U-M researchers in a new study.
Thu May 02, 2013
Foster's Daily Democrat
York County ranked 4th healthiest in Maine
When it comes to health, where you live, work and play makes a difference. In a national health ranking of all counties by state, York County is deemed the fourth healthiest county in Maine.
Wed May 01, 2013
Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinic in Keene is touted as 'exemplary'
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene Family Medicine department is among 30 clinics nationwide selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at Group Health Research Institute.