Silicon Alley Insider
This Is What Stresses Americans Out The Most
Work gets some people down, and money is something we all worry about. But according to a recent poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and NPR, Americans with health issues are more likely to experience a great deal of stress than anyone else.
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Friday's Editorial: Don't make weapon of our health system
Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says the government will appeal the recent decision by Federal Court Justice Anne Mactavish, which denounced the controversial cuts to refugee claimants as "cruel and unusual" treatment - particularly to the children of claimants who have sought refuge in Canada.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.