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  1. Humacyte Appoints the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius and Dale A. Sander to Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    "We are delighted and honored to welcome these two new Board members to join the impressive Humacyte Board already in place. Dale and Kathleen bring deep and specific experiences to Humacyte that are especially relevant and appreciated as we enter into Phase III development," said Carrie S. Cox, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Humacyte.


  2. Not the end of the long struggle for women's sexual healthRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    I could almost hear the massive exhale when the Food and Drug Administration, at long last, approved Addyi, the first-ever treatment option for women struggling with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder . Wow. Finally, help for women who are distressed by chronically low or nonexistent libido.


  3. The University of Scranton Online Master of Health Administration (MHA) awarded CAHME AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The top-ranked, Jesuit institution's health care leadership graduate program is one of the first fully online MHA programs to receive this designation. Being among the first to earn CAHME's highest accreditation for the online MHA program indicates that Scranton's world-class faculty is developing and graduating future health care leaders that are prepared for the changing marketplace.


  4. The winners and losers in Massachusetts' latest health care spending report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    New lines have been drawn with a partial report issued Wednesday by an independent state agency, the Center for Health Information and Analysis, which found that spending on Massachusetts health care rose 4.8 percent from 2013-2014, well over the benchmark growth of 3.6 percent. From insurers, to the state, to the drug companies to the consumers, find out who are the winners and losers of the latest analysis of the Massachusetts health care market from 2013-2014.


  5. Medical School Overhauls Curriculum With Major RedesignRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    ... in health care, including the Affordable Care Act, according to Haiden A. Huskamp, a professor in health care policy who co-directs a health policy course. "There's been tremendous change in the last few years with the ACA," Huskamp said. "We want ...


  6. E-Cigarettes Not a Path to SmokingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    In an editorial calling for regulations which would put obstacles in front of adults who seek to quit smoking by switching to e-cigarettes, The Sun's editorial board relies on a powerfully debunked innuendo and preposterous logic . The basis for the paper's concern that e-cigarettes cause teens to smoke cigarettes is entirely unfounded.


  7. Pharmaceutical firms spend a 40m a year for 'privileged access' to EU decision-makersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Independent

    Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012. He has previously worked for the European Voice, Daily Mirror and the Observer and been based in Brussels, Belfast, Tokyo and London.


  8. Medical students with mental health problems do not feel adequately supportedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Over 80% of medical students with mental health issues feel they receive poor or only moderately adequate support from their medical schools, finds a small online survey published in Student BMJ today. Of the 1,122 UK respondents, 30% said they had experienced or received treatment for a mental health condition, and almost 15% revealed that they had considered committing suicide while studying at medical school.


  9. Self-management Training and Peer Support Helps Chronic DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    The method utilizes a self-management support service - including regular outreach care management - coupled with a self-care group utilizing behavioral and recovery-oriented strategies. In a randomized clinical trial of over 18 months, patients improved significantly in all four measured outcomes.


  10. How To Give Difficult FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    For most of his career, Thomas D'Aunno has been studying how people give one another feedback. As a professor of health policy and management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, he focuses on health care, where the failure to give or take feedback can have life or death consequences.


  11. Medical devices makers seek regulatory clarityRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Industry leaders participating in a session on the 'Make in India' initiative at the FICCI Heal 2015 conference have called upon the Government to take strong measures to drive the consumption of medical devices in the country, bring clarity to regulatory policy, correct the inverted import duty structure and provide fiscal incentives to give the domestic manufacture of medical devices a strong impetus for growth and turn India into a global innovation hub for medical technology.


  12. Politicians, others should undergo psychiatric test before seeking office - NeboRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Former Minister of Power Chinedu Nebo has urged Nigerians to undergo regular psychiatric test before seeking any socio-political and economic positions. Nebo made the call at a workshop organised by the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in collaboration with the West African College of Nursing in Enugu on Tuesday.


  13. East African Governments are encouraged to support young talent to counter shortage in health profeRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Sept. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Nairobi, Kenya: According to experts, the shortage of human resources for health in East Africa is a mix of pull and push mechanisms influencing the labour market dynamics. Health professionals will be always attracted by better work conditions and by the desire of career development.


  14. Fishing, Cooking And A Yup'ik Upbringing Made Alaska's Health CommissionerRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    She had planned to catch and cook enough salmon for the main course. But early in the morning, Alaska opened the Kuskokwim River to commercial fishing, which means subsistence fishermen like her can't fish on it.


  15. The importance of psychiatry in public mental health [EDITORIALS]Read the original story

    Yesterday |

    N.M is the Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013 . S.C.D. is the Chief Medical Officer, England.


  16. The WilliesRUPERT Murdoch, the American AntichristRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | American Reporter

    While the Affordable Care Act made a bit of difference in giving more Americans access to health care, the reality remains that the United States has the worst health care system in the developed world. This conclusion is that of the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that's done health care policy research for decades.


  17. Singapore lifts ban on HIV travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The ban on those entering on short-term visit passes was lifted on April 1 this year, the Straits Times reported. Photo / Suhaimi Abdullah / Getty Images Kiwis infected with HIV can now visit Singapore, after the city state lifted a ban that has stood for more than two decades.


  18. The U.S. Smoking Rate Just Hit A Historic LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Huffington Post

    A new survey found the percentage of American adults who are using cigarettes on a regular basis dropped almost 2 percentage points from the results of a similar survey in 2014. A new survey found the percentage of American adults who are using cigarettes on a regular basis dropped almost 2 percentage points from the results of a similar survey in 2014.


  19. Incentive points program for active B.C. residents: health ministerRead the original story

    Yesterday | CFRA

    Staying in shape and eating right will soon pay off in British Columbia where an initiative is in the works to reward people with collector points for healthy-lifestyle choices, says Health Minister Terry Lake. B.C. is set to launch a joint federal-provincial healthy living program that will allow participants to earn loyalty points - similar to programs used by airlines and credit card companies.


  20. DHS Addresses Mental Health Services in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAAL-TV Austin

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services is seeking the input of stakeholders in Rochester to find out what's working and what's not when it comes to state-provided safety-net services for people with mental illness, substance abuse disorder and disabilities. "The group we met with today is being very honest, very straight forward," said Wade Brost with the Minnesota Department of Human Services.