May 042014
 

A new study exposes the risk of nutritional deficiencies in severely obese teens – both those who had weight loss surgery and those who did not.

May 042014
 
Time For Pharma To Recognize Digital Health More Than Just A Pretty Font?
Forbes
It's easy to get the mistaken impression that digital health is mired in the Gartner Hype Cycle trough of disillusionment. A recent WSJ article on the health insurance service Oscar, long a media darling, struggled to find anything more enthusiastic to

May 042014
 
Kalamazoo's Diana Ladio wins Borgess Run for the Health of It 5k race
The Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI — Fresh off competing in the Boston Marathon a few weeks ago, Diana Ladio wasn't sure how she would do in Sunday's Borgess Run for the Health of It 5k race. As it turns out, maybe the uncertainty was a positive for the 26-year-old …

and more »

May 042014
 
Mental health awareness | living life with purpose
The Courier-Journal
Harvard Health Publications Harvard Medical School–Emotional Well Being & Mental Health finds that…"Emotional well-being and mental health concerns are major health issues in their own right. But they can also greatly affect physical health. Stress …

and more »

May 042014
 
Obama mocks health care website's flawed launch at correspondents' dinner
Fox News
WASHINGTON – Little was sacred when President Barack Obama tossed out playful but pointed jokes Saturday night — not even his own health care plan. "We rolled out healthcare.gov. That could have gone better," Obama said in remarks at the annual …
Obama, Sebelius make fun of health care website failures at WHCDWashington Times

all 1,131 news articles »

May 042014
 
College graduates should consider options for health insurance
Los Angeles Times
For Bisson, signing onto her parents' health plan — something millions of young adults have been allowed to do under the Affordable Care Act — isn't an option, and her current job as a lifeguard in Huntington Beach doesn't offer health benefits. The

and more »

May 042014
 

Yahoo Finance (blog)
Envisioning the End of Employer-Provided Health Plans
New York Times
The days of Americans getting health insurance through their employers may be numbered — and the change could be just as profound as the shift of employers forcing employees to manage their own retirement savings. As the Affordable Care Act goes from …
Who Really Pays For Health Care Might Surprise YouKaiser Health News
Thanks to Obamacare, more companies are likely to dump health benefitsYahoo Finance (blog)
Mental Health Now Covered Under ACA, but Not for EveryoneU.S. News & World Report
nwitimes.com
all 565 news articles »

May 042014
 

NPR (blog)
Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts Before Birth
NPR (blog)
About 15 years ago, there was a lag in research on preventing the deaths of babies compared to slightly older children, says Dr. Abdullah Baqui, director of Johns Hopkins' maternal and newborn health center. Baqui has since shifted his own efforts

and more »

May 042014
 

NPR (blog)
Don't Count On Travel Insurance To Cover Mental Health
NPR (blog)
People often buy travel insurance so they don't lose the money they spent on airfare and hotels if they can't travel due to illness. But if that illness happens to be a mental health issue, don't expect travel insurance to cover it. And since mental
Buyer Beware: Travel Insurance Likely Won't Cover Mental HealthThe Consumerist

all 9 news articles »

May 042014
 

Bangor Daily News
Health Officials: No Other MERS Cases Reported
ABC News
State health officials say no other cases of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East and has hospitalized a man in Indiana have been reported. Spokespeople for state and federal health agencies said Sunday that the condition of
Indiana health officials: MERS patient improvingKRQE News 13
Health department says man treated for deadly MERS virus in Indiana improvingBangor Daily News

all 1,263 news articles »