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More health funding cliffs might be on the way

2 days ago · On health care, lawmakers let the Children’s Health Insurance Program expire for several months back in 2017. That also included funding for programs …

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FDA strongly considers authorizing vaccine boosters for

(Just Now) Senior federal health officials have been eager to lower the eligibility age for booster shots because of concerns that some middle-aged people are becoming ill with covid-19 despite being fully

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U.S. health-care system ranks last among 11 high-income

(1 days ago) The United States has the worst health-care system overall among 11 high-income countries, even though it spends the highest proportion of …

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Medicare-for-all: Where 2020 Democrats stand

(3 days ago) “Yes, I support moving America's health care system to a Medicare-for-all system,” de Blasio told The Post. “I believe healthcare is a human right and we must adopt a Medicare-for-all system

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New Jersey, Nurse jobs Washington Post National Jobs

(8 days ago) Labor and Delivery, Registered Nurse: PRN Per Diem Cape Regional Health System: Located in Cape May County, NJ, Cape Regional is an integrated healthc. Location Cape May Court House, NJ Closes Sep 21, 2021 Function Driver, Nurse Hours Full Time (the link …

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Bradley Advisers Calculate Consequences of His Candor

(5 days ago) Bradley's plan would fund free health care for children whose parents could not afford it, and would provide subsidies to help working adults obtain coverage. He estimates the cost at $55 billion

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Medicare Advantage plans are an option this sign-up season

(6 days ago) 16 hours ago · Kaiser Health News produces in-depth journalism about health. It is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, an endowed nonprofit organization that provides information on health issues to …

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The Big Number: About 76 million people suffered anxiety

(9 days ago) The pandemic’s impact on mental health worldwide, according to the research, also included an increase in the number of people reporting depression, with about 53 million new cases of …

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What you need to know about mix and match booster vaccines

(8 days ago) The nation’s top public health official has given the green light to “mix-and-match” booster shots to increase antibodies to fight the coronavirus. Under the decision from Centers for

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American expats decry vaccine inequity

(6 days ago) The two work for a small health supplement company and live “paycheck to paycheck,” Walsh said, struggling to navigate the pandemic even as …

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FDA review appears to pave the way for Pfizer-BioNTech

(1 days ago) Vaccinations are planned to be available at more than 25,000 pediatrician and primary-care offices, 100 children’s hospitals and health systems, tens of thousands of pharmacies, school and

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Nation’s youths swamped with severe mental health crises

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · In 2020, mental health crises were particularly acute. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, they increased 24 percent for 5- to 11-year-olds and 31 percent for 12- …

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Biden's promises of racial equity in federal health

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · That the coronavirus is an especially vicious killer in Black and Brown communities is well-known. Less evident, but of real concern, is the federal government’s fragmented response to health

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NIH demands unpublished data on coronavirus experiment

(4 days ago) The National Institutes of Health is taking a recipient of federal research dollars to task even as it seeks to quell the latest controversy over coronavirus experiments funded by the agency and

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Troubling connections between epilepsy, health problems

(5 days ago) Researchers examined birth certificate and hospital discharge data for over 2.6 million people in California between 2007 and 2012. About 8,000, or about 0.3 percent, were of …

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FDA authorizes Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters and

(1 days ago) Senior federal health officials have been eager to lower the eligibility age for booster shots because of concerns that some middle-aged people are becoming ill with covid-19 despite being fully

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Rachel Levine, openly transgender health official, sworn

(8 days ago) A senior Biden health appointee who made history when she became the nation’s highest-ranking openly transgender official has also become its …

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The Path Forward: Business & Public Health

(9 days ago) Business Group on Health is the leading non-profit organization representing large employers’ perspectives on health policy issues and optimizing …

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America’s Health Future

(Just Now) Health-care challenges in America were substantial even before COVID-19. The lack of cohesive data sharing and a fragmented system often resulted in poor yet expensive care for patients. What has

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In secret coronavirus vaccine contracts with governments

(6 days ago) Covax, a World Health Organization-backed vaccine-sharing initiative, has purchased only a relatively modest 40 million doses directly from Pfizer, with reports of disputes during subsequent

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The Health 202: Feds supercharged public health. Now the

(Just Now) The funds could transform the nation's threadbare public health departments. Desperate for resources, many were still relying on fax machines …

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FDA issues long-awaited proposal to make hearing aids

(3 days ago) “Reducing health care costs for everyone in America is a top priority,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said in a statement …

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Opinion A rare — and overdue — piece of good health care

(1 days ago) The reason we have the most expensive health care system in the world despite leaving tens of millions of people without coverage isn’t that American health

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For teens, navigating Instagram’s mental health pitfalls

(8 days ago) Instagram's explore tab is a wild West of images the app thinks you will like. Teens say the algorithm-based content fed to them constantly is a mental burden but they've learned to navigate it.

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The Health 202: Congressional Democrats are trying to jump

(7 days ago) The news releases started flooding in, starting with one from industry-funded group called Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which was formed several years ago to counter growing

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Ryan Cole called coronavirus vaccines 'fake.' Now he sits

(5 days ago) Cole’s elevation to a public health role is to critics an extreme example of GOP-driven resistance to not only mandates but basic medical guidance, as …

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A once-in-a-decade chance to overhaul health care gets

(9 days ago) Lawmakers are desperately trying to balance dozens of health priorities, from fighting obesity to pandemic preparedness, in their upcoming $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending package.

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Oklahoma Health Commissioner Lance Frye abruptly resigns

(5 days ago) Oklahoma Health Commissioner Lance Frye abruptly resigns. FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2021, file photo, Dr. Lance Frye, interim commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, speaks during a

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Study paints stark picture of how some get mired in

(6 days ago) Health Study paints stark picture of how some get mired in collections because they can’t pay medical bills More medical debt was in collections than any other kind of debt, according to the

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Mental health: How to help someone who is struggling

(4 days ago) Simone Biles made a very public withdrawal from the Olympic women’s gymnastics team final, citing a mental issue. Here’s how experts say people should respond to someone who needs to …

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The Health 202: Google’s health arm lures another

(3 days ago) “Public health advocates and international organizations recognize the main problem: the global gap in vaccinations. In the United States, there’s already discussion of booster shots for the

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American Hospital Association backs mandatory coronavirus

(1 days ago) Calls to vaccinate health workers against the coronavirus have increased amid a recent surge in U.S. cases linked to the fast-spreading delta variant …

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Burned out by the pandemic, 3 in 10 health-care workers

(5 days ago) After a year of trauma, doctors, nurses and other health workers are struggling to cope. More than half are burned out. More than 6 in 10 have struggled with worsening mental health.

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As covid-19 patients fill hospitals, health-care workers

(6 days ago) As the third surge of the coronavirus pandemic continues in the DMV, packing hospitals with mostly unvaccinated patients, health care workers on the front lines are exhausted. In …

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Ochsner health care surcharge: Louisiana’s largest

(3 days ago) Louisiana’s largest health-care system is giving its employees a choice as it seeks to boost coronavirus vaccination numbers: ensure your spouse has received a shot or face higher health

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With aid slow to enter Afghanistan, public health

(2 days ago) In an interview, Abdul Bari Umar, a Taliban deputy health minister, said the "main factor" in Afghanistan's struggling health-care system was that the world had abandoned the country for political

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Rachel Levine, transgender woman, picked by Biden as

(Just Now) Serving under Xavier Becerra, Biden’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Levine would oversee key health offices …

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Fear of covid-19 exposes lack of health literacy

(7 days ago) Health literacy is the best predictor of someone’s health status, some physicians maintain. Decades of research consistently link low health literacy to poorer medical outcomes, more

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Lotteries as public health incentives began before covid

(2 days ago) Lotteries as public health incentives began before covid-19. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), right, UC Davis Health assistant nurse manager …

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New Jersey hospital system fires six workers unvaccinated

(9 days ago) RWJBarnabas Health covers nine counties with 5 million people, and includes 11 acute-care hospitals, according to the company website. It is …

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Health-care workers share their stresses from the front

(2 days ago) Most health-care workers said they provided direct treatment to covid-19 patients, and a quarter of all health-care workers had at least one patient die of the disease. [ A mass casualty event

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More minority patients getting vaccinated at community

(5 days ago) The health centers’ vaccine program — a joint initiative between the Health Resources and Services Administration, which oversees the facilities, and the Centers for Disease Control and

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