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Health News Digest
Don't Postpone Your Physical
Periodic health check-ups and screenings with your health care provider are key to maximizing your chance of living a longer and healthier life.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
The London Free Press
Middlesex-London Health Unit warning of potential measles infections
Public health officials in London are alerting citizens to watch for the symptoms of measles after an individual with the contagious virus attended various medical facilties and retail outlets in the city in the past eight days.
'Refueling' low testosterone
John La Puma, M.D., recently combined his talents as a health care provider and chef to write and publish "Refuel," a lifestyle book for men that aims to refuel testosterone as well as increase strength and stamina.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
When health care growth is good
Things are not the same in health care as they were even five years ago, when some people may have automatically connected size and growth to increases in the cost of care.
Hearing Held on Pennsylvania's Novel "Any Willing Insurer" Legislation
On December 18, 2013, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee held a hearing on Pennsylvania House Bills 1621 and 1622, two bills that would require that any health provider in the state that operates as part of an integrated delivery system contract with "any willing insurer" desiring to contract with the provider.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Officials confirm measles in rural Manitoban
Measles is spread through droplets in the air formed when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
BHR employees launch weekend strike
Picketers gathered outside eight BHR offices in Thurston, Mason and Grays Harbor counties to chant their grievances over the mental health provider's management and financial troubles.
Primary care: The importance of a doctor who knows you
Recently, a patient I have known for several years called my office and spoke to my nurse.
Borehamwood and Elstree Times
Healthy bodies and healthy minds
People with mental health problems and those who care for them will be running, cycling and walking more than 1,000 miles for charity.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Announces Release of...
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. , a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, is pleased to announce the latest release of RxPertise Consulting Software, Version 8.9, available in both a Standard and an Enterprise edition.
Practitioner, Employer, Consumer, I
I want to talk with you about Single Payer Healthcare from the perspectives and concerns of an allied health care, non-medical, private practitioner and public health provider/manager.
Northwest Asian Weekly
New ICHS clinic opening in Bellevue in this spring
A new clinic will be coming to Bellevue in April, giving people another option for high quality and affordable health care.
Chistiana Care CEO stepping down
Dr. Robert J. Laskowski said this week he is retiring as president and CEO of Christiana Care Health System in December after 11 years with Delaware's largest health-care provider.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Schlichter in new 401(k) lawsuit, this one against health care provider Novant Health
A group of medical professionals are suing their employer, health care provider Novant Health Inc., arguing that the company violated its fiduciary duty by offering excessively costly 401 investments and overpaying its providers.
Pulse of the Twin Cities
Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota
Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.
Health News Digest
Tips for Reducing Risk of Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is one of the fastest increasing cancer diagnoses in the United States - up more than 400 percent in the past 20 years - and usually a death sentence .
Funding cuts force community health group changes
A community health provider in the Macedon Ranges says long-term reductions in federal funding have forced it to reconsider the way it operates.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Boulder County Business Report
Centura to build 3 health, wellness centers
Centura Health is planning to construct two buildings and renovate a third for health and wellness centers in the north Denver metro area, part of the health-care provider's new neighborhood health program.
Local Home Health Care Provider Says Psychiatric Labels Are Misleading
In a revealing indictment of the real life impact of the use of the term "mental illness," Lydia Morris, the "I don't think you can boil down a person's life to one label like that", she said, after a joint presentation on promoting good communication between families and health care professionals in Highland Park, Illinois.
Medical News Today
The majority of Latinas are unaware of their risk of diabetes
Approximately 5.5 million Latinas suffer from elevated fasting plasma glucose and nearly 4 million of those women were never told by a healthcare provider they were at risk for diabetes , pre-diabetes, or were borderline for diabetes.