Dec 292015
Diet Doc's Medical Weight Loss Programs Smoothly, Comfortably and Safely Guide
GlobeNewswire (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The fast weight loss specialists at Diet Doc understand that patients often lose interest with diet plans because most diets tend to become too complicated and time consuming with weight loss results that …

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Dec 242015
Public health impact task force approves new plan
Lexington Herald Leader
The West Virginia Public Health Impact Task Force has approved the final version of a plan to revamp the state's local health system. The plan, approved Tuesday, emphasizes retaining a local health presence in every county, but does not limit

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Dec 042015

Quad City Times
Doctor leaves public health after 38 years
Quad City Times
The Vietnam War was almost over, and he decided to join the U.S. Public Health Service, based in New Orleans. He and Jo Ellen lived in New Orleans for two years, and Maurus honed his interests in reproductive health by serving patients affiliated with

Nov 232015

Detroit Free Press
Wayne County retirees face big health care bills
Detroit Free Press
Confusion, frustration, anger. Some Wayne County retirees injured on the job say they are grappling with all three as they prepare for life without county-provided health care coverage, a reality forced by the county's efforts to cut costs in the face

Aug 062015

Yelp, ProPublica pair to give consumers more data on health care facilities
Just as Yelp can give you advice on which restaurant to go to for the best burgers, now it can give you advice on which hospital to go to for the shortest emergency room waiting time. Yelp announced Wednesday that it has joined forces with ProPublica
Yelp's Hospital Reviews Are Getting Real Health Care DataWired
Yelp adds hospital and health care data to help plan your treatmentPCWorld
Yelp and ProPublica give health care stats for medical facilitiesSlashGear
Los Angeles Times -MedCity News -Washington Post
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Aug 052015
Guest Columnist Lynn Fischer: Weight-Loss Surgeries on Increase
The Ledger
Each person is different and only their own doctor can best advise them on specifics, but Web-MD, an online medical site, has excellent explanations on the many different types of surgeries to help with extreme weight loss operations. There are three

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Aug 042015

National Journal
Mental-Health Reform Gaining Momentum in Congress
National Journal
August 4, 2015 Momentum around mental-health reform is building in Congress and gathering bipartisan support as a response to mass violence and the reality that gun control is a nonstarter. On Wednesday, Sens. Bill Cassidy and Chris Murphy introduced …

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Apr 042015

Poughkeepsie Journal
Study: NYC health workers' ethics are compromised in jails
Poughkeepsie Journal
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail health workers say their medical ethics are often compromised by the demands of treating patients who are also prisoners, such as when they witness guards' use of force or are asked to approve stints in solitary …
Ethics of health workers at NYC jails are compromised, landmark study findsMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Apr 012015

Giuliana Rancic's weight has been the topic of many conversations since she looked very thin at the 2015 Golden Globes, but after the scrutinizing attention had "gotten out of hand,"…

Jan 152015

Meet The Mental Health Care Workers On The Front Lines Of A Statewide Strike
White, a licensed clinical social worker, said she reached her boiling point after more than four years of unsuccessfully lobbying the health care provider to hire more mental health clinicians amid a growing patient caseload. For her, the time felt
California mental health care workers strikeWorld Socialist Web Site
Why Doesn't Kaiser Care About Californians' Mental Health? (blog)
Kaiser Permanente mental health care workers picket in San RafaelMarin Independent Journal

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