Jan 202014
 
Health Calendar
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Cholesterol screening: Waukesha County's Public Health Division conducts screenings from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at its facilities, 615 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. No appointment necessary; a 12-hour fast is required. The fee is $20.

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Jan 202014
 
Health: Older People Who Are Happier & Enjoy Life Show Slower Declines In
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Older people who are happier and enjoy life show slower declines in physical function, according to new research. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more. The silver sneaker class at AFC Fitness in Bala Cynwyd 

Jan 202014
 
Dallas County Judge calls for expanded health care
WFAA
DALLAS — Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins held a rally Monday before a parade in South Dallas honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jenkins said he supports President Obama's health care reforms while calling for the expansion of Medicaid statewide.

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Jan 202014
 
Health|WHO May Begin Webcast of Health Minister Meeting
New York Times
The World Health Organization, responding to an angry letter to a British medical journal, says it may soon start streaming its annual meeting of the world's health ministers on the web. If it does, health campaigners and journalists from many poor

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Jan 202014
 

Entrepreneur
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
Entrepreneur
A new program at the University of California at San Francisco's Entrepreneurship Center trains healthcare entrepreneurs–including drug developers, software makers, and medical device inventors–to test their ideas before they launch them into businesses.

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Jan 202014
 

MSNBC
Healthcare website 'passed with flying colors'
MSNBC
Nearly three months after its launch, HealthCare.gov underwent end-to-end security testing and passed with flying colors, the top cybersecurity official overseeing the website told Congress [Thursday]. Teresa Fryer, the chief information security

Jan 202014
 
Why We Need to Recognize America's Frontline Health Care Workers
Huffington Post
In addition, on the not-so-distant horizon are anticipated workforce shortages in health care due to the expected retirement of older workers and, at the same time, an increased need for health care services thanks to an aging population. This will

Jan 202014
 

Town Hall
Cyber Expert: Healthcare.gov's Data Security is Actually Worse Than Ever Before
Town Hall
One of the specialists who's casting doubt on the government's assurances is cyber warfare expert David Kennedy, who you may recall wrote a quickie program that extracted 70,000 consumers' personal data off of Healthcare.gov in four minutes — without 
Experts: Healthcare.gov still dangerously easy to hackSalon
Hacking expert David Kennedy says he cracked HealthCare.gov in 4 minutesNewsOK.com
Insecure healthcare.gov allowed hacker to access 70000 records in 4 minutesComputerworld (blog)
NewsBusters (blog) -Opposing Views
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Jan 202014
 
website woes frustrate health care push
Boston.com
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has long held a special status in the debate about President Obama's health care law. It was a 2006 Massachusetts law that provided the inspiration for the 2010 national law, and Massachusetts already had near-universal 

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Jan 202014
 

People who drank vodka with a diet mixer had breath alcohol levels 18 percent higher than when they drank alcohol with full-calorie soda. Sophie Bushwick reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com