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Why six trends are pointing to a revolution in healthcare  Health Data Management

Healthcare is in the midst of a dramatic shift, as new players surge into the business of health. Technology giants are signaling growing interest in entering the ...

The Health 202: Trump administration poised to crack down on health providers that are trying to lower costs  The Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS. (iStock). Doctors and hospitals helping the government to experiment with better ways of paying for health care are pleading with the Trump ...

Some Americans are being denied 'life-saving' health care. It's because they are transgender  USA TODAY

Transgender patients face barriers to accessing health care, including doctors who deny services and lack training, as well as distance to competent care.

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin strike: 'Our patients are suffering'  USA TODAY

About 1500 Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians went on strike Monday, in a week-long protest about staffing and wait times for patients.

Health Notes: Telemedicine, chemicals in baby toys, flu upda...  Duluth News Tribune

That's one conclusion of a study by the Minnesota Department of Health and University of Minnesota School of Public Health that was highlighted in the journal ...

Sarah Hyland Is ‘Focused on Her Mental Health’ After Second Kidney Transplant

Sarah Hyland is “doing great” after her second kidney transplant, a source tells PEOPLE, and is “focused on her mental health” after contemplating suicide.

Forget the Distractions, Teladoc Health Is a Fantastic Long-Term Buy  Motley Fool

Don't divert your attention to what doesn't really matter with this telehealth leader.

Healthcare Predictions 2019: Venrock Investors Weigh In  Fortune

Venrock healthcare investor gurus Bob Kocher and Bryan Roberts weigh in on the trends to watch in digital health and everything else in 2019.

Bill Gates Fears How Trump's Trade Policy Could Affect Global Health  Fortune

Bill Gates said that he fears Donald Trump's trade policies could ultimately hurt global health initiatives and cost lives.

The pros and cons of apple cider vinegar  WXYZ Detroit

The so-called “Apple Cider Vinegar Diet” is sweeping social media, but does it work? The hashtag #applecidervinegar has 280,000+ posts on Instagram ...

Health Care Doesn’t Kill  National Review

Everyone knows that abortion -- the deliberate killing of an unborn human being -- isn't health care. That's why Planned Parenthood president Lean Wen has to ...

Mysterious paralyzing illness affecting children reached record number, health officials say  PBS NewsHour

NEW YORK — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear ...

Young & troubled, FL's mental health crisis  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Florida Senator Kathleeen Passidomo says Florida's mental health crisis is getting worse and needs a total revamp. "You just don't throw money at it, you have ...

Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2018 | Health News  U.S. News & World Report

Studies Highlight Risks of Red Meat-Rich Diet Record Number of Cases of U.S. Children With Paralyzing Illness: CDC U.S. Supreme Court Rejects States' ...

5 ways the midterms shook up the US health care agenda for 2019  American Medical Association

Polls said health care was the top issue on voters' minds, but whether a divided Congress can work with President Donald Trump to address the public's ...

Norfolk and Waveney mental health: Dissatisfaction with care  BBC News

An NHS body aims to tackle "inadequate, poor and shocking" mental health provision.

Powerful NY Unions Could Complicate Push For Single Payer Health Care  Gothamist

For proponents of single-payer healthcare in New York, these are heady times. After a decade out of power, Democrats are set to take control of the state senate, ...

Health insurer, employer groups call on Congress to end surprise billing

Nine groups representing health insurers, employers and consumers on Monday called for federal legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from ...

California parents trusted their son’s mental health treatment, but ‘our system failed them’  The Mercury News

Left unattended, Rose and Allen Nelson's son committed suicide at the very mental health home where he was supposed to get help. As they struggled to ...

Massachusetts residents struggle to access mental health care, study finds

Audrey Shelto is president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The foundation released a new study on access to mental health care.

Liberty Health: Live By Aphria, Die By Aphria  Seeking Alpha

Liberty Health has had a close relationship with Aphria until the latter had to divest its stock temporarily due to TSX restrictions. Hindenburg released Part 2.

Diabetes Patients Pressure Drugmakers Over High Price Of Insulin : Shots - Health News  NPR

The price of insulin keeps going up. For people with Type 1 diabetes, high prices can be a life and death issue. Now a grassroots movement is pushing for ...

County files injunction against illegal business and potential health hazard  Blair Enterprise Publishing

The Washington County Attorney's Office has filed for an injunction against a rural Fort Calhoun couple for illegally operating a commercial business, which ...

Restaurant in Williamson County temporarily shut down for rodents

Williamson County Health officials spent the day inspecting restaurants in a busy Georgetown Shopping Center after a popular restaurant there had to be ...

Short-term plans and no penalty highlight Obamacare sign-up period

Wider availability of short-term plans and the elimination of the penalty are two big changes that have set this year's apart from past sign-up periods.

How Amazon will impact the $300 billion health-IT market  Business Insider

In November, Amazon announced a new *service* called Amazon Comprehend Medical, which aims to help hospitals, insurers, and pharmaceutical companies ...

Kevin Brady Drops Extenders, Adds Health Care Tax Rollbacks  Roll Call

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady has refashioned his year-end tax package to try to maximize GOP votes for a stand-alone bill, while dropping ...

Study: A single workout can benefit your health immediately -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – New research has found that just one workout can have a longer lasting effects on our bodies that we previously thought. New research in ...

Going once, going twice for open enrollment and getting the right health plan for 2019  CNBC

Under the Affordable Care Act, you can change your health care plan once a year during open enrollment. That period is about to end, and if you don't have ...

Butler County Health Department: Food service workers increasingly getting hepatitis A  Hamilton Journal News

The Butler County Health Department said it's seeing an increasing number of hepatitis A cases among people who work in the food business, a disease that's ...

Missing 81-year-old Fairfax County woman has health issues, police say  FOX 5 DC

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County police say they're asking for help in locating an 81-year-old woman who has health issues who was last seen ...

Lawmakers proposing changes to the way mental health patients are transported  WIS10

State Senator Marlon Kimpson (D- District 42) said, “The issue of dealing with mental health citizens is not a law enforcement issue. It's a health issue.”

What social stress in monkeys can tell us about human health  UW Today

Research in recent years has linked a person's physical or social environment to their well-being. Stress wears down the body and compromises the immune ...

BMI is a good measure of health after all, new study finds  EurekAlert

A new study from the University of Bristol supports body mass index (BMI) as a useful tool for assessing obesity and health. A simple measure based on weight ...

Iowa's cost for health insurance for kids to balloon from $7 million to $37 million  Des Moines Register

State legislators, who already face tight budgets, will have to find that money to keep the popular program going.

The CDC keeps warning people not to eat raw cookie dough — even though it’s delicious  The Washington Post

The Christmas cookies are in the oven; the mixing bowl, which is still coated with the sugary sweet dough, is calling your name. Don't listen to it, health experts ...

Sarah Hyland reveals serious health struggles, past suicidal thoughts  ABC News

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland is going public with her serious health struggles. In an in-depth profile for Self magazine, Hyland, 28, reveals that she ...

School district focuses on mental health 5 years after fatal shooting, recent suicides KUSA

Five years after the deadly shooting of Claire Davis at Arapahoe High School and in the wake of several recent student suicides, Littleton Public Schools hosted ...

Nutrisystem Soars on Deal to Be Acquired by Tivity Health

Nutrisystem agrees to be acquired by Tivity Health for about $1.4 billion....NTRI.

Massive merger involving St. John's hospitals sows nurses' anxiety about staffing, budgets  Ventura County Star

A massive health system merger is expected to close Dec. 31. Nursing union leaders worry the changes will affect local hospitals.

How to handle mental health issues during the holidays  KAUZ

WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) -You might find yourself with some unwelcome guests this holiday season. Stress and anxiety. Shopping to find the right gift, ...

Saintvicious resigns as FlyQuest coach following damaging comments about mental health  The Rift Herald

Brandon “Saintvicious” DiMarco, former NA LCS jungler and longtime coach, has stepped down from his coaching position with FlyQuest, the team announced ...

Seniors Who Exercise Regularly May Have Younger Hearts, Muscles : Shots - Health News  NPR

We know we need to exercise for our health, but a lifelong exercise habit may also help us feel younger and stay stronger well into our senior years. In fact ...

Restaurant Health Inspection Reports | Newton  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Editor's Note: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant's name, address, score and date of ...

UM Shore Regional Health joins 2019 Donate Life Rose Bowl Parade float  The Star Democrat

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health joins The Living Legacy Foundation (The LLF) in dedicating a rose for the Rose Parade Donate Life ...

Room-temperature seafood, signs of rodents. Nine more restaurants on probation.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Nine restaurants or food *service* establishments were added to the list of those on probation by the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department between ...

Steward Health Care Network workflow automation yields 161% increase in care coordination  Healthcare Finance News

Steward Health Care's primary care providers generate hundreds of thousands of specialist referrals annually. They are the largest private, for-profit healthcare ...

US grand jury in Oklahoma indicts 3 in alleged health care fraud scheme  KFOR Oklahoma City

TULSA, Okla. - A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted three people, including two physicians, on charges that they engaged in a kickback scheme and ...

RECALL: 9Lives cat food recalled due to health risk  MyArkLaMiss

A manufacturer has voluntarily recalled 9Lives cat food because of a health risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday.

Hong Kong's waters benefit health and wellbeing  EurekAlert

A ground-breaking study has revealed how spending time in and around Hong Kong's 'blue spaces' (harbours, coastlines and beaches) is linked to better health ...

US drug prices don't translate to better health  HealthLeaders Media

Americans pay more than other countries do for prescription drugs, and see quicker drug approvals — but not necessarily better health outcomes, according to ...

Bowie City Councilwoman Glass resigns, citing chronic health conditions

Bowie Councilwoman Courtney Glass resigned her seat on the City Council Monday, citing chronic health concerns. Glass, an attorney and lifelong resident of ...

Growth of Health Care Spending Slowed Last Year  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The growth of national health spending, which surged as millions of Americans gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act, slowed last ...

How 2 New Orleans health providers are beating national rates for colon cancer screening

The second most deadly form of cancer among U.S. adults is also one of the most treatable, if caught early.

Inmate health care lawsuit settlement stands after judge rejects jurisdiction challenge

A judge who took over supervision of a legal settlement over the quality of health care in Arizona prisons has said the rulings of another judge who previously ...

Tyron Woodley addresses health, possible return; snipes back at Dana White  ESPN

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley said he could be cleared for a return as soon as Tuesday while accusing promotion president Dana White of ...

Fired former Milwaukee health staffer loses bid to regain job over lead program failings  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Staffer who played a key role in city's program aimed at preventing lead poisoning among Milwaukee children lost his battle to get his job back.

Murphy and N.J.'s top D.C. Democrats met, talked property taxes, health care and other big issues. Then came a little surprise.

A majority of New Jersey's soon-to-be Democratic-heavy congressional delegation elected in the Trump midterm huddled behind closed doors Monday with Gov ...

As Norfolk struggles to manage mental health patients in jail, Miami shows a better way  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk, like most cities around the country, does not have money pouring in for mental health services. Last year, the legislature rejected a request by the ...

'Kids are falling off': Why fewer children have health insurance now  NBC News

A recent study found that 276000 children lost health insurance in 2017, an unexpected development given the improving economy. Here's what happened.

Questions About Treatments For Pregnant Women Arise From Study Exclusions : Shots - Health News  NPR

To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials.

Poll: Young People More Likely To Defer Health Care Because Of Cost  NPR

A third of people under 35 said cost led them to put off some form of health care, compared with only 8 percent of people 65 and older, a poll by NPR and IBM ...

Australia ranks well in global health, despite cancer and obesity alarm bells  The Guardian

Comparison with OECD countries shows Australia doing well for life expectancy and infant mortality, but worse on male obesity.

How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account  The New York Times

Experts say a little comparison shopping can minimize fees and maximize savings.

Huawei CFO Cites $12 Million Home and Health Troubles in Bail Bid  Bloomberg

Meng Wanzhou suffers from hypertension and struggles to eat solid food. She has a sleep disorder. She's willing to put up a couple of multi-million-dollar homes ...

Is Prince Philip in Good Health?  The Cheat Sheet

Prince Philip has been married to Queen Elizabeth II for more than 70 years and is the longest-serving royal consort in history but since he is in his late 90s now ...

Atul Gawande wants to fix US healthcare  Quartz

Atul Gawande has the backing of Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway. Will that be enough to get the reforms the US needs?

Trinity Health gets $86M revenue boost from new hospital  Becker's Hospital Review

Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health recorded higher revenue and operating income in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 than in the year prior, according to ...

Nebraska health officials: 2 flu deaths reported this season  1011now

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has reported the state's first flu-related deaths of the current flu season.

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis motivates Eric Gonzales to lose 160 pounds  NBC News

By joining WW and working toward achievable goals, Eric Gonzales lost 160 pounds and reversed his high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.

The UCL–Lancet Commission on Migration and Health: the health of a world on the move  The Lancet

With one billion people on the move or having moved in 2018, migration is a global reality. International migration has increased to 258 million, and the numbers ...

Must-Reads Of The Week On Health Care  Kaiser Health News

Executive editor Damon Darlin takes a spin as host of "The Friday Breeze," whirling through a week of health care news so you don't have to.

The Secret to Good Health May Be a Walk in the Park  The New York Times

In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the nation's healthiest urban region, almost everyone lives within a 10-minute walk of a good public park. Shouldn't we all?

A Health Renaissance: Highlights From The 7th Annual Forbes Healthcare Summit  Forbes

The theme of the 7th Annual Forbes Healthcare Summit, which took place in New York City November 27-28th, 2018, was Starting a Health Renaissance.

Are Eggs Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say  TIME

Here's what to know about egg nutrition, including whether yolks will raise your cholesterol and the healthiest way to prepare eggs.

CO Architects creates highly transparent Health Education Building in Kansas  Dezeen

A glazed box revealing floors wrapped in a terracotta screen forms part of an academic facility, designed by CO Architects for a university in Kansas City.

Scientists search for marijuana's holy grail — consistent highs

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Holiday shopping was in full swing Friday at a boutique on Santa Monica Boulevard, where an automatic sliding door welcomed ...

Human migration is a pressing public health issue, report says  CNN

Migrants aren't a threat to American health or a strain on the health care system; in fact, they live longer than people in their host countries but more often die ...

Study: 8 In 10 Adults Lie To Their Doctors About Their Health  Study Finds

Despite the guaranteed confidentiality and even though it could potentially put one's health at risk, a new study finds that as many as eight in 10 people lie to ...

Holiday Weight Gain Is Real–but Here's Why You Don't Need to Freak Out About It

The amount of weight most people gain over the holidays isn't excessive, but it is real. Here's what a nutritionist thinks about holiday weight gain.

Amid Spike In Measles Cases, Health Officials Warn Of 'Losing Decades Of Progress'  NPR

The number of cases worldwide leaped more than 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the World Health Organization and the CDC. And they say the rise ...

Apple’s Newest Watch Features Will Transform Heart Health  WIRED

Apple Watch's new features are designed to help users spot signs of an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation—AFib, for short. It's the most common ...

Under Trump, Number Of Uninsured Kids Rose For First Time This Decade : Shots - Health News  NPR

After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017, according to a Georgetown University report ...

How Pollution Can Hurt the Health of the Economy  The New York Times

Many studies show a relationship between pollution and negative educational and earnings outcomes.

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?  Kaiser Health News

Diabetics dying because they can't afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to ...

Liver health in HIV: This gene indicates new therapeutic targets  Medical News Today

A new study explains how the genetic mutation that may have protected our ancestors against the plague could show us how to protect liver health in HIV.

16 eateries failed CU health inspections  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Restaurant questions? Ask them here. About this project: operates under the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois and ...

The health risks of being a night owl  Medical News Today

In a comprehensive review, researchers have investigated the impact of being a night owl on eating patterns and evaluated associated health risks.

Tenet sells its health insurance business

Tenet Healthcare Corp. sold its small Medicare Advantage plan serving California seniors—marking the Dallas-based hospital system's exit from the health ...

A.I. will equalize health care in China, NovaVision CEO says  CNBC

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) will level out the quality of health care in China in the coming decades, particularly closing the gap between rural and urban parts of ...

Chatbots created by hospitals, insurers assist patients - Modern Healthcare Transformation Hub

Chatbots are gaining traction in healthcare, helping connect patients to providers and payers on an efficient, cost-effective medium: mobile devices and ...

Health benefits far outweigh the costs of climate change, WHO report says

The health benefits of meeting climate change goals far outweigh the costs a World Health Organization (WHO) report released on Wednesday, Dec. 5, said.

This New Trend Has Gone Viral on Instagram—but It's Actually Dangerous to Your Mental Health

Lightroom Presets have gone viral on Instagram, but they're actually dangerous for your mental health. Find out why here.

Health department revokes license of Dublin restaurant

The Columbus Public Health Department revoked the license of a Dublin restaurant and warned a downtown Columbus eatery to clean up its act.

Study Warns of Cascading Health Risks From the Changing Climate  The New York Times

Global warming is posing immediate health hazards around the world and in the United States, from kidney disease to dengue fever, two new studies say.

This 36-Year-Old Literally Coughed Up His Lung Before He Died

After a terrible coughing fit, you've probably brushed it off by saying, “I thought I was going to cough up a lung." You were exaggerating, of course. But it turns out ...

NYC Officials Ban Unvaccinated Children From Brooklyn Schools  U.S. News & World Report

Health officials are requiring children to be vaccinated before they can attend school, even if they have been granted a religious or medical exemption.

Only 1 in 8 Americans Are Metabolically Healthy. Here's What That Means for You

A new study found only 12% of Americans meet guidelines for metabolic health. Learn more about the risks of metabolic syndrome on heart disease and.

With Beth Israel-Lahey merger, state charts new course on health care  The Boston Globe

The decision by Attorney General Maura Healey to allow the merger of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health marks the start of a great ...

How a US Health Care System Uses 15-Minute Huddles to Keep 23 Hospitals Aligned Daily

Intermountain Healthcare holds more than 2500 huddles every morning.