Jan 212016

Jackson Clarion Ledger
Miss. health dept. cutting back on services
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Beginning Feb. 1, the Mississippi State Department of Health will begin limiting the services it provides and will permanently close nine county health departments. A MSDH press release suggests most services will still be offered, but not on a daily
MSDH reveals new clinic hours for county health departmentsWJTV

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Jan 202016

The Hill (blog)
Public can't afford further delay on health tech, medical records integration
The Hill (blog)
Five years and $28.1 billion of federal dollars later, and the promise of better patient care and lower costs through electronic health records still hasn't come to fruition. Congress needs to take swift action to create a more accountable regulatory

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Jan 152016

Valley morning Star
Surgical Weight Loss Program to offer information
Valley morning Star
“Weight loss is something that many people are looking to accomplish in their lives,” said Manny Chacon, Director of The Surgical Weight Loss Program at Harlingen Medical Center. “Many are looking to accomplish this because they want to be healthier, …

Jan 132016

Health Affairs (blog)
Healthcare Looks To Be A Winning Issue For Republicans
Last week, when Congress sent President Obama a plan to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the president vetoed the bill, there were predictable partisan reactions. House Republicans cheered that after dozens of attempts, they finally
Are Provider-Led Health Care Networks Too Big To Fail?Health Affairs (blog)
Heritage Action to GOP: Make healthcare a winning issueThe Hill
Gaming ObamacarePolitico
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Jan 092016
My View: Swedes-UW improving health care in the community
Rockford Register Star
New Year's Day marked the one-year anniversary of SwedishAmerican becoming a division of UW Health, a merger that has brought many positive changes to health care in the Rockford area. The common goal of our two health systems is to enhance the …

Jan 082016

This may be the future perfect weight loss program
And that's certainly true of weight loss and maintenance too." Weight loss program that work are important for several reasons. The cost of obesity i measurable in health care dollars spent. Obesity can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain
Precision Weight Loss Program with specific advice could be more effective for Uncover California
Diet Doc Announces Their All-Inclusive, Nationwide Medical Weight Loss Service GlobeNewswire (press release)
New Weight-Loss Program Combines Lifestyle Changes with Prescription DrugsPharmaceutical Processing
WebWire (press release)
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Jan 062016

New York Times
Better Health Care Access in Kentucky and Arkansas, Study Says
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Low-income adults in Kentucky and Arkansas have had similar improvements in access to medical care under the Affordable Care Act, a new study found, despite the two states' differing approaches to expanding Medicaid.
Traditional Medicaid expansion and 'private option' both improve access to HSPH News
Study on Medicaid expansion finds increased access to health careArkansas Online

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Jan 042016
BBB warns of too good to be true weight loss programs
Jefferson City News Tribune
Weight loss is among the most common New Year's resolutions — and one that often fails. Better Business Bureau is no weight-loss guru, but BBB handles thousands of complaints about weight-loss programs and products as well as health clubs every year.

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Jan 032016

The Olympian
Owner, unable to buy pharmacy, opens West Olympia Pharmacy
The Olympian
Before owner and pharmacist Jim Perrou opened West Olympia Pharmacy on Yauger Way, he used to manage a previous pharmacy in the same location. He managed that business for several years before trying to buy it. Unsuccessful, Perrou finally opened …

Dec 312015

People Magazine
Trainers Pile on Lbs. – To Lose Weight Alongside Clients – in New Show Fit to
People Magazine
On A&E's new reality show, Fit to Fat to Fit, 10 personal trainers aim to prove their weight loss strategies really work by taking their own advice – after intentionally gaining weight to lose it with their clients. … The best way to lose weight is

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