Jul 142015
 

New York Times
Unraveling the Relationship Between Climate Change and Health
New York Times
Is climate change a serious threat to human health? Simple logic would suggest the answer is yes, a point that the Obama administration is using to build support for the president's effort to make climate change a centerpiece of his final months in office.
Climate Change And Your Health: Chances Are You've Already Experienced Medical Daily
Study Urges Media To Frame Global Warming As A 'Public Health' ProblemDaily Caller
Unpredictable Temperature not good for people's healthNY City News
Nurse.com
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Jul 142015
 

Yahoo Health
Court: New Health Law Doesn't Infringe on Religious Freedom
Yahoo Health
The plaintiffs argued that the religious exemption for covering birth control doesn't go far enough because they must sign away the coverage to another party, making them feel complicit in providing the contraceptives. (Photo: Getty Images). The
US court: New federal health care law doesn't infringe on religious freedom of Fox News

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Jul 142015
 

Fortune
CVS Health chief: Consumers care more about wallet than health
Fortune
The challenge is also taking users prescription and health data, and then connecting it with new technologies, such as data from Fitbit—that company's founder and CEO, James Park, was also on the panel—and then allowing consumers to access these …

Jul 142015
 

NPR
FDA To Take Another Look At Essure Contraceptive Device After Health
NPR
When Amanda Dykeman was certain she was done with having children, she had two options for permanent birth control: surgical sterilization, which typically involves general anesthesia and a laparoscopy, or Essure, the only nonsurgical permanent birth …

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Jul 142015
 

New York Times
Federal Court Upholds Health Law's Contraceptive Coverage
New York Times
When a religious organization opts out, by reporting its objections and providing information about its health plan, the government can use that information to try to arrange contraceptive coverage for its employees. The nuns found this arrangement

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Jul 142015
 

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System agree to merger
NorthJersey.com
Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System agreed Tuesday to a merger that would create the state's largest health-care system — exceeding the planned merger of Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health system.
Big hospital merger: Barnabas, Robert Wood JohnsonAsbury Park Press
Barnabas Health, Robert Wood Johnson finalize merger plansNew Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Barnabas Health And Robert Wood Johnson Health System Sign Historic PR Newswire (press release)

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Jul 142015
 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
New UN goals lack focus, global health experts warn
Reuters
These achievements reflect the $200 billion invested over the last 15 years in improving health in lower income countries after the U.N. Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) set global health targets. But the new set of Sustainable Development Goals
The Next Phase of an American Legacy: John Kerry, Global Health and Huffington Post
Dismantling gains in global health?PLoS Blogs (blog)
Countries, beware: Climbing up the income ladder can seriously damage your Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
UCSF News Services
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Jul 142015
 

Fortune
Vida Health and AstraZeneca launch new app for post-heart attack recovery
Fortune
“We've already seen that we've improved outcomes and lowered costs for other needs: Seven out of eight people lose weight using Vida Health,” said Stephanie Tilenius, CEO of Vida Health, who will speak Tuesday at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech roundtable …
Health Coaching App Vida Partners With AstraZeneca To Develop A Coaching TechCrunch

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Jul 142015
 

Reuters
Wal-Mart sued for denying health insurance to gay worker's wife
Reuters
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) employee sued the retailer on Tuesday, saying its prior policy of denying health insurance to the spouses of gay employees violated gender discrimination laws. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Boston, seeks …
Wal-Mart sued for denying health insurance to gay employee's spouseChristian Science Monitor
Wal-Mart sued over denying health insurance to gay worker's wife – AOL.comAOL News
Gay rights group sues Walmart over health insuranceWashington Times

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Jul 142015
 

Texas Tribune
Scientology Group Urged Veto of Mental Health Bill
Texas Tribune
The legislation had sailed through the House and Senate with little debate and only a handful of negative votes — and during committee hearings in both chambers, a range of mental health advocates, medical groups and law enforcement officials showed
Scientology-Backed Group Lobbied Against Texas Mental Health BillRollingStone.com

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