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  • Supreme Court To Hear Trump Appeal In Obamacare Contraception Fight
    The administration is joined by the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Roman Catholic order of nuns that is one of the groups seeking an exemption for its employees. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-17
  • Utah Health Officials’ Jokey ‘SL, UT’ Condoms Don’t Go Over Super Swell With Governor
    The state Health Department was ordered to yank quirky condoms aimed at combatting HIV because of "sexual innuendo." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-17
  • How Balancing ‘Warming’ And ‘Cooling’ Foods Could Benefit Your Health
    This concept from Chinese medicine could lend a new type of balance to your diet. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-17
  • Trump Tweeted That He ‘Saved Pre-existing Conditions.’ Then Why Is My Daughter’s Life On The Line?
    "Even though the president has repeatedly promised to protect health care, families like mine are living in limbo and unclear what the future holds for their children." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-16
  • What People With Invisible Illnesses Want You To Know
    This is what it's really like to have a health condition no one can visibly see. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-16
  • This Is Your Body On Red Meat
    Experts dish on the effects of eating red meat every day and how it can impact on your health long term. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-15
  • Ex-Pharmaceutical Executive Sentenced To 3 Years In Opioid Bribery Scheme
    Michale Gurry was found guilty of conspiring to bribe doctors into prescribing Insys Therapeutics’ highly addictive opioid drugs. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-14
  • What People Get Wrong About Living With Both Anxiety And Depression
    There are a lot of myths around what it's like to have both mental health conditions at the same time. Let's clear some of those up. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-13
  • Justice Department Push To Delay Obamacare Ruling Could Put Off Gutting Until After Election
    DOJ lawyers scramble to postpone until after Election Day the possible upheaval of the Affordable Care Act, which would affect 20 million people. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-11
  • Trump Claims Credit For Drop In Cancer Deaths. No Way, Says American Cancer Society.
    The president actually pushed for a major funding cut for the National Institutes of Health, which would take $1 billion from the National Cancer Institute. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-09
  • Even With Insurance, It Costs $4,500 To Have A Baby In The U.S.
    Out-of-pocket costs for maternal care have soared in the past 12 years, research finds. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-09
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Skin Care Routine Has Created A Whole New Debate
    Dermatologists weigh in on her most controversial policy -- her use of Pond's. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-09
  • Kansas To Expand Medicaid To 150,000 Under Bipartisan Deal
    The state would be the 39th jurisdiction to expand Medicaid to low-income adults using funding under the Affordable Care Act. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-09
  • A Doctor Made A Mistake. Now My Brother Is Dead, And I’m Heartbroken.
    A doctor didn’t care enough about the fat guy in room 204 to pass on information that may have saved his life. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-07
  • What Is Adenomyosis? Experts Explain This Common Women’s Health Issue
    The disorder — which causes intense cramps, painful sex, fertility issues and more — can be mistaken for other problems like endometriosis. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-01-06
  • China virus death toll rises to nine as pandemic fears mount
    The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • China says new virus adapting and mutating
    A new virus that has killed nine people is adapting and mutating, underscoring the challenges for health authorities in controlling the outbreak, a Chinese health official said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • China takes more measures to protect healthcare workers in virus outbreak
    China is taking more strict measures in hospitals to protect healthcare workers in the new coronavirus outbreak, and will increase training for healthcare workers nationwide, officials from the country's health commission said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • Hezbollah nominates two ministers in new Lebanon government: sources
    The powerful Iran-backed group Hezbollah has nominated two ministers in Lebanon's new government including the health minister, two senior political sources told Reuters. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • China virus scare sends shudder through European luxury goods sector
    European luxury stocks slumped across the board on Tuesday on fears that the coronavirus virus outbreak in China could hurt sales of high-end brands that had managed to weather months of protests in Hong Kong. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • Lebanon ‘hours away’ from new government: caretaker minister
    Lebanon's caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said on Tuesday the formation of a new government was "hours away" as the country suffers its worst economic crisis in decades. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • China’s Chongqing city confirms five cases of new coronavirus
    China's Chongqing city has confirmed five cases of infection from the new coronavirus, the city's health authority said on Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • WHO says expects further spread of new coronavirus in China
    The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in the coming days. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • China’s national health commission to hold briefing on coronavirus Wednesday: notice
    China's national health commission will hold a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak at 10 a.m. local time Wednesday, according to a notice issued by the cabinet's press office. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • Murders in Mexico hit record as Lopez Obrador seeks justice system reform
    Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims, official data showed on Monday, underscoring the challenge President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces while waging war on drug cartels. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • WHO Emergency Committee on coronavirus to meet on Wednesday
    The World Health Organisation is convening an emergency committee of experts on Wednesday to assess whether the coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes an international emergency, the WHO said on Monday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • China confirms human-to-human transmission of new coronavirus: Xinhua
    China's National Health Commission confirmed on Monday that a new virus causing an outbreak of pneumonia in the country has been passed from person-to-person and has infected some medical staff, China's official Xinhua news agency said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak spreads in China
    Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Lebanon urgently needs new government to avoid collapse: Hariri
    Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri tweeted on Monday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • Explainer: The new life of Prince Harry and Meghan after split from royal family
    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will stop using their royal titles, give up state funding and repay taxpayer money used to refurbish their home at Windsor Castle as they seek to pursue new careers outside of Britain's royal family. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-01-20
  • China’s tech services are a top investment pick amid decoupling with the US, says CITIC Capital CEO
    Consumption, healthcare and technology are three sector picks for investing in China, said CITIC Capital's top executive on Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-21
  • United Airlines says two passengers examined by US health officials after appearing to show symptoms of coronavirus
    Two passengers flying from Shanghai into Chicago's O'Hare International Airport were examined by U.S. health officials after appearing to show symptoms of the coronavirus, United Airlines said Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-21
  • CDC confirms first US case of coronavirus that has killed 6 in China
    Health officials have also confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in Thailand, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-21
  • WHO to decide whether China coronavirus is a global health emergency — Here’s what that means
    The last time WHO declared a global health emergency was in 2019 for the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-21
  • Ozzy Osbourne reveals he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
    Ozzy Osbourne, the 71-year-old lead singer of the band Black Sabbath, has had his fair share of health issues over the last 12 months, including neck surgery and a battle with pneumonia. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-21
  • China confirms some 140 new cases of Sars-like virus ahead of peak travel season
    Health authorities in China confirmed nearly 140 new cases of a new Sars-like virus on Monday morning, which has killed three people so far. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Shares of Chinese drugmakers and face mask firms jump as pneumonia concerns mount
    Shares of Chinese drugmakers and face mask firms surged on Monday morning trade amid rising concerns over an outbreak of coronavirus spreading to more cities in the country. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-20
  • Trump slams Apple for refusing to unlock iPhones of suspected criminals
    "We are helping Apple all of the time on TRADE and so many other issues, and yet they refuse to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements," Trump tweeted. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-14
  • These 20 companies around the world are on a hiring spree for work-from-home jobs
    Career site FlexJobs analyzed its database of over 54,000 companies and identified the ones hiring the most amount of remote workers. Here are the best employers, industries and roles for a work-from-home job in the new year. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-14
  • Melbourne smothered in smoke as Australian bushfires burn despite cool change
    Brett Sutton, the state's chief health officer, says he believes air quality in Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, has dropped to the "worst in the world" overnight as cooler temperatures brought particles in the air close to the ground. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-14
  • Novartis strikes deal with UK to provide cholesterol drug to high-risk patients
    The Swiss drugmaker will provide the drug to patients with atherosclerosis, a heart disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries and can lead to problems, including heart attack or death. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-13
  • No, you’re not being drafted to Iran, US Army says after spoof messages scare Americans
    Recruiting offices in the US were hit with a barrage of panicked phone calls over the fraudulent text messages. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-09
  • Pneumonia outbreak in China may be linked to family of viruses that caused SARS, WHO says
    A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in the central Chinese city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that caused the deadly SARS and MERS outbreaks, World Health Organization said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-08
  • Ghosn regrets not accepting US offer to lead GM for double his salary
    Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday denied all allegations of wrongdoing while leading the Japanese automaker but he did admit to making at least one mistake during his prominent career. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-08
  • ‘You’re a dope if you don’t steal from everybody you’ve ever worked with,’ says Tom Hanks
    Award-winning actor Tom Hanks said he'd taken inspiration from a long list of fellow Hollywood legends during his career, in a tearful acceptance speech at the 77th annual Golden Globes. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-01-06
  • Q&A: What is coronavirus? What you should know about the virus behind the outbreak in China
    Health officials around the world are keeping a close watch on an outbreak of a virus in China. Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-21
  • President Trump signs disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico
    President Trump signs declaration authorizing federal aid to remove debris and support public health and safety in wake of Puerto Rico quakes. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-16
  • Harry and Meghan could call Canada home. Do they even like hockey?
    The royal couple could migrate from Windsor Castle to the Great White North. That's spurred questions: What about their security? Healthcare? Why Canada? ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-13
  • U.S. health system costs four times more to run than Canada’s single-payer system
    Health administration costs were more than four-fold higher per capita in the U.S. than in Canada ($2,479 vs. $551 per person), which has a single-payer system. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-07
  • Tijuana still Mexico’s bloodiest city despite drop in homicides. Blame drug violence.
    Drug violence continues to grip Tijuana, which again had the most homicides of any city in Mexico last year, though hundreds fewer than 2018. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-07
  • Factory closures may have helped fuel the opioid crisis. Here’s how
    The eroding economy could be partly to blame for the nation's opioid crisis, according to an analysis of auto plant closures and drug overdoses. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-01-03
  • Americans are retiring to Vietnam, for cheap healthcare and a decent living standard
    In a nation where 58,000 American service members died, affordable care and a rising standard of living is luring back some veterans. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-25
  • ‘Vast majority’ of vaping illnesses blamed on vitamin E acetate
    Health officials now blame vitamin E acetate for the "vast majority" of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-20
  • Democratic presidential candidates get testy over ‘Medicare for all’
    Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders clashed over "Medicare for all" on the debate stage, with Biden saying it is unrealistic and Sanders accusing the former vice president of championing the status quo. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-19
  • Appeals court rules Affordable Care Act insurance mandate unconstitutional, but delays the impact
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans has ruled against one part of the Affordable Care Act — but in a narrow ruling that does not, for now, overturn other parts of the sweeping 2010 healthcare law. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-18
  • Federal spending deal funds gun safety research, increases wildfire spending
    A bipartisan agreement to avoid a government shutdown dealt victories to gun safety advocates, the healthcare industry, and fire-ravaged Western states. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-17
  • Not everyone has eye-popping deductibles: How one union kept medical bills in check
    A hotel workers union in Boston offers its members a health plan with no deductible. Their case illustrates how costs can be kept in check — and the tough trade-offs needed to meet that goal. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-17
  • Study linking police violence and black infants’ health is retracted
    A study linking police shootings of unarmed black people with health problems for black babies has been retracted. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-16
  • Stunt work took her from UCLA gymnast to ‘Watchmen’ hero
    Sadiqua Bynum had a decorated gymnastics career at UCLA. Now she's Regina King's stunt double on HBO's 'Watchmen' ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-12
  • Pete Buttigieg discloses what he did for Best Buy, the Postal Service and the Pentagon
    Buttigieg also did work for a health insurer and environmental groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2019-12-10