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  1. Chinese Premier urges improved capability in epidemic controlRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for enhanced efforts to improve the prevention and control of major epidemics and infectious diseases in key regions and groups. In a written instruction to a meeting on infectious disease prevention on Friday, Li said related agencies should "improve the system for joint prevention and control, innovate working methods, increase input, shore up weak links and offer better basic public health services."


  2. Pregnancy Can Mean Mental Health Risk for Dads TooRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    A new Australian study finds that women are not alone when it comes to mental health issues during pregnancy and the time around and after birth. Although it is well-recognized that 20 percent of women will suffer from perinatal and postpartum mood disorders, a new review finds that anxiety and depression also occur in around 1 in 10 men.


  3. Potential for positive change in new mental health policy: QuinlanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    PEOPLE trying to get treatment for a mental illness have been let down by the existing health system, according to Mental Health Australia chief executive officer Frank Quinlan. Mr Quinlan said residents of areas such as Orange and the Central West can now look forward to some positive changes to stop people falling through cracks, after the Australian Government released its Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services yesterday.


  4. Study: Medicaid, CHIP score higher than private insurance on access...Read the original story

    Yesterday | ScienceBlogs

    Public health insurance programs often get a bad rap, despite a growing positive evidence base on their patient care, quality and outcomes. Earlier this month, another study emerged that found Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program not only outperform private insurance when it comes to children's preventive care, they can serve as a model of comprehensive children's coverage.


  5. Hearing on healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Shillong, Nov. 25: The National Human Rights Commission has proposed to conduct a public hearing on health rights for the northeastern region in February next year. The commission, along with Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, will conduct the hearing with a focus on reviewing human rights violations in the context of public and private healthcare services in the country.


  6. Is 'robust and transparent' research possible when industry and scientists collaborate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NutraIngredients

    Food Drink Europe launched this year its research principles for robust and transparent research collaboration between the food industry and scientists. Photo credit: / Mare Kuliasz The European food industry has published voluntary research principles to ensure robust and transparent science - but questions remain over how they will be put in place and enforced.


  7. Texting Intervention Shown to Cut Binge DrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PsychCentral

    In the first-of-its-kind program, participants displayed reduced binge drinking and alcohol-related injuries when compared to a control group and a self-monitoring group. The positive effect continued six months after the program ended.


  8. Upcoming Webinar to Examine Oncology in the Era of Value Frameworks:...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

    Breakthrough advances in oncology have produced a multitude of new treatment options, often with substantial clinical gains attached to significantly higher pricing. This rapidly evolving treatment landscape has ushered in attempts to quantify and compare the incremental value of new products, such as the American Society for Clinical Oncology Conceptual Framework to Assess the Value of Cancer Treatment Options.


  9. A pharma shill here, a pharma shill there, pharma shills everywhere! [Respectful Insolence]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ScienceBlogs

    Dr. Bob Sears smiling happily in a blurry picture posted to Age of Autism with disgraced gastroenterologist and scientific fraud Andrew Wakefield and antivaccine activist Lisa Ackerman . This photo was taken at the Autism One quackfest in 2010.


  10. Intuitive People Less Likely to CheatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PsychCentral

    New research discovers people who trust their "gut instincts" are less likely to commit immoral acts compared to those who tend to discount their intuition. In psychological studies, intuition, or "gut instinct," is defined as the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.


  11. Why are the insurance co-ops failing? This article provides the best answer yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Columbia Journalism Review

    As a media critic and healthcare reporter, I read a lot about health policy in general and the Affordable Care Act in particular, from plenty of different sources. But earlier this month, I came across one of the best Obamacare stories I've seen since the debate on the law began - and it was in a trade publication that I have to admit I'd never heard of.


  12. Top Obamacare Official Makes Tweaks as Insurer Complaints GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Bloomberg

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said during an interview at Bloomberg News's Washington bureau on Nov. 24, 2015. To reduce turbulence in Obamacare's fledgling insurance markets, the Obama administration's top health official is pushing to get more information to consumers about what they'll actually pay for health care, which can include out-of-pocket costs as well as premiums.


  13. Corrigan to oversee patient-care program at Moore FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Modern Healthcare

    Janet Corrigan, a former CEO of the National Quality Forum, has been appointed chief program officer for patient care at the Gordy and Betty Moore Foundation. Corrigan, 61, will begin her new role on Feb. 2. The foundation funds research in a number of areas, including environmental conservation and scientific discovery.


  14. International Conference in Sri Lanka addresses maternal and child nutritionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Colombo Page

    Nov 24, Colombo: Maternal and Child Nutrition received a boost when an International Conference, focused on evidence and innovation in addressing child malnutrition in South Asia, opened in Sri Lanka Monday. The International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition was inaugurated by the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne Monday at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo.


  15. Slow-Mo Video Shows Just How Nasty a Sneeze Can BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    A sneeze can help clear one's nasal passages while also, unfortunately, spreading infectious agents in the process. Though some is known about what a sneeze can do, just how a person performs an achoo and what happens to those particles afterward is more of a mystery.


  16. More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | HON

    More cervical cancers have been caught early among young U.S. women since a key provision of the Affordable Care Act went into effect, a new study finds. The rule, which took hold in September 2010, ensures that adults aged 19 to 25 have the option of remaining on their parents' health insurance.


  17. Paris and the Selectiveness of Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | New University

    At this point, we've all heard about the tragic events that have transpired in Paris. If you're even remotely involved in social media, you've most likely also seen numerous articles and statements by people expressing their discontent.


  18. Stress Linked to Skin Issues in College StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | PsychCentral

    In the study, scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Temple University sought to confirm that heightened levels of psychological stress are associated with skin complaints. To do this they studied a large, randomly selected sample of undergraduate students.


  19. Why medicines are still a luxury : November 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Daily Times

    "we are unaware that we are constantly ignoring serious issues that affect us all. It is a fact that everyone wants to live a healthy life and not be crippled by the health care costs."


  20. Early childhood Medicaid exposure linked to adult health outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Medical News

    Expanding publicly funded health insurance to low-income children could have long-term benefits for adult health, according to new research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Published in the Journal of Health Economics , the study found that exposure to Medicaid in early childhood, from conception through age 5, is associated with significant improvements in adult health .