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15 hrs ago | Journal of Medical Internet Research

The Use of Social Media by State Tobacco Control Programs to Promote...

Jennifer C Duke, PhD RTI International Public Health Policy Research 3040 E. Cornwallis Road PO Box 12194 Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709 United States Phone: 1 919 485 2669 Fax: 1 919 541 6683 Email: Background: The promotion of evidence-based cessation services through social media sites may increase their utilization by smokers.

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Related Topix: Research Triangle Park, NC, Health, Smoking, Medicine, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Indian Express

Assurance, not insurance

It is my firm belief that our focus needs to go beyond health insurance. The way ahead lies in health assurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Opinion

The Asian Pacific Post

Healthcare costs Canadian families $11,000

A typical Canadian family with two parents and two children will pay up to $11,786 for public health care in 2014, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

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Related Topix: Health, Health Insurance

PsychCentral

Health, Money Woes Top Stressors in U.S.

In an NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation /Harvard School of Public Health poll, researchers discovered that about half of the public reported that they had a major stressful event or experience in the past year.

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Related Topix: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Health

Independent Women's Forum

Conservative University - ObamaCare vs. Women

Conservative University , a project of Accuracy in Academia sponsored by Independent Women's Forum and Network of enlightened Women, launched the next class in their "Sex, Lies & Women's Studies," online course series.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Booz Allen Experts Share Views on Big Data and Health Care in Health Affairs Special Issue

Booz Allen principal Joachim Roski and vice president Tim Andrews have co-authored "Creating Value In Health Care Through Big Data: Opportunities And Policy Implications," http://www.boozallen.com/insights/insight-detail/transforming-health-care-with-big-data an article that appears in the July issue of Health Affairs , the leading peer-reviewed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Alvarez and Marsal, Consulting

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Loving couple separates after 33 years of marriage because of state's health care policy

They are among 162,000 Tennessee residents who got caught in an insurance coverage gap after the Affordable Care Act went into effect and the Tennessee governor decided not to expand Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Personal Finance, Social Security

Patch.com

Lahey Health and Winchester Hospital Make Partnership Official

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission completed its review of the proposed affiliation between Winchester Hospital and Burlington's Lahey Health, making the partnership official in an agreement that hospital officials said will enhance care for local communities.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

UVI appoints first medical school dean

Dr. Benjamin Sachs, a former dean of Tulane University School of Medicine and a current Harvard Medical School senior lecturer, has accepted the position of the interim dean for the University of the Virgin Islands Medical School.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, University of the Virgin Islands, Medicine, Health, Harvard University, Obstetrics and Gynecology

News Max

Imminent Court Ruling May Trigger Obamacare 'Death Spiral'

President Barack Obama is facing a "death spiral" for Obamacare as a leading U.S. court weighs a controversial legal challenge that could wipe out healthcare subsidies for millions of Americans.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Health

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Find out what stresses us, and learn about an online forum on Wednesday

A new NPR /Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll released today that examines the role of stress in Americans' lives finds that about half of the public reported that they had a major stressful event or experience in the past year.

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Related Topix: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Health

News Max

Democrats Abandoning Obamacare's Employer Mandate

The Obamacare employer mandate has become a political quagmire for many liberals, who are starting to agree that penalizing business for refusing to offer health insurance is a part of the president's healthcare reform plan that should be abandoned.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Politico, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Breitbart.com

UK Systematically Denies Surgery to Seniors

Royal College of Surgeons issued a report that the British National Health Services is denying life-saving operations because of age discrimination in defiance of the law.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurActiv.com

Commission's alleged secret contacts with the tobacco industry under EU investigation

The European Ombudsman has launched an investigation into allegations that the European Commission has held undisclosed meetings with the tobacco industry, almost two years after the former health commissioner John Dalli was forced to resign over the same reasons.

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Related Topix: Health

Minnesota Medical Association Online

Members Appointed to APCD Work Group

The group will develop recommendations on the parameters for future allowable uses, what type of governing body should guide the release of data, what type of funding or fee structure would be needed to support expanded use, and what appropriate privacy and security protections are needed.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Health

Boston Herald

Higher health costs eyed after merger

Attorney General Martha Coakley's controversial settle-ment with Partners Healthcare suffered another blow yesterday when a state panel concluded that the behemoth's takeover of two suburban hospitals would drive up medical spending by as much as $23 million a year - even as rival hospital execs warned the deal could drain their best talent and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medford, MA, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

The Fraser Institute: Health Care in Canada Costs Typical Canadian Family More Than $11,000

The study, The Price of Public Health Care Insurance , helps Canadians better understand health care costs and the value they receive for their tax dollars.

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Related Topix: Health, Health Insurance

HealthLawProf Blog

Recruitment for Public Health Law faculty at University of South...

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of South Florida is recruiting for two faculty positions.

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Related Topix: University, FL, Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vt. lawmakers seek their own info on health costs

State lawmakers said Wednesday they will seek independent analysis to gather their own information about health care costs as Vermont makes its way toward a publicly financed universal health care system.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health

Free Republic

Flaws in Canadian system serve as red flag for Obamacare

As the U.S. debates ways to replace or improve Obamacare, Canada may offer a blueprint for reform.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

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