Aug 032014
 

Kristin Cavallari’s weight loss is practically a national obsession. Every time this mother-of-two sits down for an interview, the topic of baby weight invariably raises its ugly head. Only in the case of Kristin Cavallari, it’s not so ugly after all. After giving birth to her second child, Kristin Cavallari dropped the weight like a

Aug 032014
 
Health Insurer to Stop Covering Uterine Procedure
Wall Street Journal
A health insurer with 5.2 million customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware said Saturday it will stop covering a procedure that uses a gynecological surgical tool that can spread cancer. Highmark, Inc., which is one of the largest Blue

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Aug 032014
 

Big Ten Network
BTN LiveBIG: Social media improving health?
Big Ten Network
For better or worse, social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are an indelible feature of modern life. A research team of professors and students at Penn State's College of Medicine is trying to create a tool that can help scientists

Aug 032014
 

Artesia Daily Press
Hospital safety concerns for mental health professionals
wwlp.com
If Dr. Lee Silverman's decision to arm himself at the office was unusual, the violence that erupted at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital served as yet another illustration of the hazards mental health professionals face on the job — and, experts say, the need
Hospital Killing Shows Safety Gap in Mental HealthABC News

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Aug 032014
 
Paul George's health should be our only concern
SB Nation
Now's not the time to talk about the implications of Paul George's gruesome injury. Now's the time to feel sympathy for Paul George.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share on Google Plus 19 Comments. Paul George didn't need …

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Aug 032014
 
Army unit to provide 'mental health triage'
Indianapolis Star
Mental health disorders are at the root of more military hospitalizations than any other category of diagnoses, a report released last year by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center found. In particular, instances of post-traumatic stress disorder
Local soldiers deploy to Kuwait on mental health missionWTHR

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Aug 032014
 
Barney Frank: Obama 'lied' about health plans
The Hill
"But frankly, he should never have said as much as he did, that if you like your current health care plan, you can keep it,” he continued. “That wasn't true. And you shouldn't lie to people. And they just lied to people.” Republicans have hammered the

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Aug 032014
 

New York Times
Newly Insured, Many Now Face Learning Curve
New York Times
PHILADELPHIA — Advocates of the Affordable Care Act, focused until now on persuading people to buy health insurance, have moved to a crucial new phase: making sure the eight million Americans who did so understand their often complicated policies …

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Aug 032014
 
Orlando Health practice gets "medical home" designation
Orlando Sentinel
Nearly 1 million Floridians enrolled in insurance through the Affordable Care Act can expect refunds averaging $65 because of a part of the law that requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of their money paying for health care, the U

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Aug 032014
 

New York Times
$1000 Hepatitis Pill Shows Why Fixing Health Costs Is So Hard
New York Times
“Clearly, $1,000 a pill strikes people as completely unreasonable,” said John Rother, president of the National Coalition on Health Care, an advocacy group that has been raising an outcry about the drug's price as “unsustainable.” Gilead “stepped in it

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