Dec 052015
 

The Boston Globe
Defense expert says he thinks Chism had psychotic episode
The Boston Globe
SALEM — Philip D. Chism believed he was a ninja warrior, and the teenager was in the midst of a psychotic episode when he allegedly raped and murdered math teacher Colleen Ritzer inside Danvers High School, a defense expert testified Friday.

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Dec 052015
 
Fact Sheet: Health Educators Climate Commitment
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Climate change is a global challenge that demands a global response, and President Obama is committed to leading the fight. That is why, today, in Paris, the White House will announce that more than 45 additional medical, public health, and nursing …

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Dec 052015
 

STAT
A voters guide to the health of the presidential candidates
STAT
WASHINGTON — Now that Donald Trump says he's going to release some details about his health, the health of other presidential candidates — an issue that perennially comes up in campaigns — will likely become a real issue in this one. There are some …

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Dec 052015
 

New York Times
Reported Gains in Afghan Maternal Health Are Found to Be Implausible
New York Times
In 2002, when maternal health was surveyed soon after the American-led invasion that ousted the Taliban, the mortality rate was 1,600, meaning that 1,600 women died for every 100,000 live births — a rate comparable to the Middle Ages in Europe. In

Dec 052015
 

Medscape
Chocolate for CV Health: What's the Evidence?
Medscape
For as long as I can remember, chocolate has been touted as a "no-no" for anyone trying to lose weight, or indeed for anyone simply trying to be health conscious. So what underlies the latest hype about chocolate's health benefits? Is there any truth

Dec 052015
 

New York Times
As Aging Population Grows, So Do Robotic Health Aides
New York Times
Even so, examples of robotic and artificial-intelligence-derived technologies that will be commercially available in the next decade include intelligent walkers, smart pendants that track falls and “wandering,” room and home sensors that monitor health

Dec 052015
 

USA TODAY
USA TODAY forum examines solutions to community health problems, inequities
USA TODAY
Health care spending last year rose at the highest rate since 2008, thanks in large part to far more people being insured but also a 12% increase in drug spending, federal data out Wednesday showed. The rate of growth in health spending is lower than …

Dec 052015
 

People Magazine
Val Kilmer Spotted Out with Breathing Aid After Denying Reports of Health Issues
People Magazine
A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole through the front of the neck that leads into the windpipe and is needed mainly when health problems require use of a ventilator to breathe," according to the Mayo Clinic. The hole is intended to provide a

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Dec 052015
 

New York Times
Not Even Catharsis Is Seen in Senate Vote to Repeal Health Law
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have finally fulfilled their long quest to pass legislation repealing President Obama's landmark health care law, and Congress will soon send the measure to the White House, where it might have a chance of being …
Senate Passes Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood, Repeal Health LawNPR
Senate OKs Republican bill unraveling health care lawFox News
GOP pushes bill unraveling health care law through SenateU.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Chicago Tribune -Congress.gov -The White House
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Dec 052015
 

The Seattle Times
Group Health acquisition by Kaiser draws worry and praise
The Seattle Times
Reaction was swift — and mixed — Friday after the announcement that Seattle's homegrown medical cooperative, Group Health, may be acquired by the California behemoth Kaiser Permanente. Callers buzzed phone lines at Group Health's administrative …
Kaiser acquires Seattle-based Group HealthKOMO News
Kaiser to acquire Group HealthHealthcare IT News
Kaiser Permanente to acquire Group Health CooperativePuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
KING5.com -The Olympian
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