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15 min ago | Forbes.com
John C. Goodman is one of the nation's leading thinkers on health policy. He is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of the widely acclaimed book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.
5 hrs ago | Beckers ASC Review
Though in some places around the country the hot weather has just kicked in, summer's last hurrah is around the corner.
Health funding is tricky. Politically, it's often about robbing Peter to pay Paul, and my experience of working in the public mental health system for many years is that mental health is often the "black sheep" of the health system.
The University of Manitoba said this afternoon that it is closely monitoring advisories from Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors , the Public Health Agency of Canada and the World Health Organization regarding the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa as students and staff arrive on campus.
It's August, with a federal election a year away. So Canadians can safely bet the farm that provincial premiers are about to turn up the heat on the issue of health-care funding.
Studies consistently report that Korean American women have the lowest Pap test screening rates across US ethnic groups.
Following the presentation, the MMA polled the group to gauge its view of single payer.
According to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine , the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25% lower in states where medical marijuana is legal compared with states where it remains illegal.
From the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ; Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Health Policy and Management , Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT; Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts ... (more)
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has launched an advertising campaign against using the HIV drug Truvada as a public health intervention for pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent transmission of the virus, according to an AHF statement.
Citation: "79 FR 50661" Page Number: "50661" "Notices" Announcement Type: Limited New and Competing Continuation.
Powerful state healthcare consultant serves two bosses Consultant Seema Verma has contracts with state and one of its largest vendors Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1p81fMi West side of the Indiana Statehouse, looking east on Robert D. Orr Plaza leading to the Indiana Statehouse, April 23, 2014.
The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney.
Opponents continue to heap criticism on the state of Wisconsin for its refusal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, insisting that the state is losing millions of dollars as a result.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 09:35 am
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