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Health | Women & Infants: 8 Tips For Healthy Exercise When Pregnant
Years ago, women enjoyed eating whatever they wanted and resting through their pregnancies like a nine-month sabbatical from their otherwise healthy lifestyles.
Wed May 22, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Effect of Winter School Breaks on Influenza-like Illness, Argentina, 2005 - "2008
In Argentina, annual winter school breaks occur during the influenza season, providing an opportunity to study this intervention.
New Priority Care Facility Opens in Mason
A new place for medical care opened in Mason today. It's designed to provide many of the same services you can get in an emergency room, without the same expensive co-pay. Local 12's Liz Bonis, asks the experts at TriHeath to tell us more about it.
Indiana Law Blog
Ind. Decisions - Indiana cert petition nominated as 'petition of the day' yesterday by SCOTUSblog
Issue: Whether the Indiana statute that disqualifies a health care provider from participating in a government program because, outside that program and with wholly private funds, it provides abortion care imposes an unconstitutional condition in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Take care: Obesity a serious Franklin County problem
More than a quarter of the people in Franklin County suffer from obesity. This serious health problem can have deadly effects but is reversed with lifestyle changes and a commitment to health improvement.
The Janesville Gazette
Health-care provider plans job cuts
Ministry Health Care plans to lay off several hundred employees, citing a drop in the number of patients and cuts in federal reimbursement levels.
WomanCare Global launches Simplant, Long-acting Reversible Contraception, in Chile
Simplant , a long-acting reversible contraceptive , is a highly effective subdermal implant composed of two thin, flexible, silicone rods, each containing 75 mg levonorgestrel .
Tue May 21, 2013
GVSU alumna to discuss impact of health reform
Dinah Dittman, a Grand Valley State University graduate who now works for a California-based health care provider, will discuss how the Affordable Care Act will affect "community-based health care providers and organized philanthropies." The discussion, open by invitation only, is taking place June 25 in downtown Grand Rapids at a GVSU building ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
High blood sugar may increase Alzheimer's risk
The information provided on battlediabetes.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her health professional.
Sat May 18, 2013
Harrington Case, 1 More Patient Tests Positive for Hepatitis B
According to the Tulsa Health Department, following a fifth round of testing, only one new case of hepatitis B has been confirmed.
Fri May 17, 2013
Humana selling Concentra lab business
Health insurer Humana is selling a toxicology and clinical lab business, a division of its Concentra health care provider, to Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Foster's Daily Democrat
NH Insurance Department hears from stakeholders
Consumers, business owners and health care provider are being asked to give the state some advice about how it should help them navigate the new federal health care overhaul law.
Wed May 15, 2013
Family Medical Leave Act - What You Should Know
The Family and Medical Leave Act is a federal law administered by the Federal Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.
OrthoCarolina adds urgent care in Ballantyne
OrthoCarolina has expanded its orthopedic urgent-care offerings with a new location in Ballantyne.
Jericho Systems partners with UT on health privacy initiative
Dallas-based tech company Jericho Systems Corp. will work with the Health Information Technology program at the University of Texas at Austin in a national pilot program that explores ways to give patients control of their own health records.
Catalan Institute of Health Engages IBM for Care Coordination
Since 60 percent of Catalonia's population over 65 has chronic diseases and consumes 70 percent of the region's healthcare resources, the Catalonian government is tackling the problem through more coordinated chronic disease management.
Tue May 14, 2013
NC Governor Signs Law Banning Most Favored Nations Provisions in Health Care Contracts
Despite opposition and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's claim that it "has not used 'most favored nation' clauses in [its] new contracts and in fact [they are] not part of our strategy to use those clauses on contracts executed in the future," on May 8 North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory, signed into law legislation that outlaws the ... (more)
Temple adding another site in suburbs
Temple health system's next ReadyCare center will open in Fort Washington this summer as part of a the Philadelphia health-care provider's latest suburban medical office.
Inova president: Health systems entering 'new normal' of fewer patients
Thanks to its profitable suburban locations and strong credit rating, Inova Health System has rarely encountered "business problems" as a non-health care provider might define them.
Mon May 13, 2013
Induction of labor - what to expect
All 4 of these women are candidates for a labor induction. It is often necessary to deliver a baby before labor starts on its own.