Dec 312015
 

News & Observer
Blue Cross offers free house calls, health tutorials, to keep down ACA costs
News & Observer
As health care costs soar for Blue Cross's ACA customers, the Chapel Hill insurer is cold-calling customers who use the ER as their go-to health care provider and setting up house calls to assess customers who don't have a primary care doctor. Here

Dec 312015
 

Fox News
Bullying during teen years linked to health problems for adults
Fox News
Bullying during adolescence may be tied to health problems that follow teens into adulthood, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers who followed 662 youth for a decade starting when they were between 12 and 19 years old found that both physical and …
Bullying in childhood linked to poor physical health in adults, study findsThe Independent

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Dec 312015
 
Haddam To Withdraw From Chatham Health District
Hartford Courant
HADDAM — After widespread complaints of long delays with inspections, poor record keeping and other issues, the town has voted to withdraw from the seven-member Chatham Health District. "It comes down to customer service," said Haddam First …

Dec 312015
 
State wants extension to comply with mental health order
Lexington Herald Leader
But the Department of Social and Health Services said Thursday that it had asked the U.S. District Court in Seattle to extend the compliance deadline to May 27. Authorities say one of the reasons the extra time is needed is because it has to address

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Dec 312015
 

Washington Post
Top health issues you need to pay attention to in 2016
Washington Post
If all continues to go well, international health officials will likely declare the epidemic over sometime in mid-January but have warned there may be continued flare-ups. How serious will these be and will our health system be able to handle them

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Dec 312015
 
Growing career cuts medical costs, increases access to health care
KMSP-TV
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – To modern health care systems, Monica Aidoo-Abrahams is the good book they can't put down. Officially, Monica is a community health worker, but she calls herself a care coordinator. "What I do, I describe as getting people to where …

Dec 312015
 

Forbes
In 2016, Users Will Trust Health Apps More Than Their Doctors
Forbes
“As user trust continues to grow for these apps, collaborations that bring together activity tracking, period tracking, weight and diet tracking will merge, with powerful overall health results,” the study states. “More than ever, doctors will need to

Dec 312015
 

Huffington Post
Redefining Healthy in 2016: The 7 Benchmarks of Health
Huffington Post
It feels like an onslaught. Health and wellness information coming at us from all directions. Eat this way, do this workout, try this product. A country done with being unhealthy, tired of our obesity crisis and fatiguing with the traditional

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Dec 312015
 

Huffington Post
New Year 2016: How Consumers Will Rock Health Care
Huffington Post
It's 2016 and health care is at a never-before moment of change. The mass consumerization of health, the growing influence of women over the health care industry and dramatic technological innovation are driving a major shift for pharma companies, …

Dec 312015
 

NPR
Obamacare Insurers Sweeten Plans With Free Doctor Visits
NPR
Health insurers in several big cities will take some pain out of doctor visits in 2016. The plans will offer free visits to primary care doctors in their networks. You read that right. Doctor visits without copays. Or coinsurance. And no expensive
How Doctors Are Experimenting With Cutting Health-Care CostsThe Atlantic

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