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Social Effects on Health

Moody’s Report First to Measure Social Effects on Health in Every County

Blue Cross Blue Shield health data were combined with information on social determinants of health. The result illustrates social effects on health.

Aimee Sharp
Older Patients

How Older Patients Can Dodge Pitfalls Entrenched In Health Care System

By Judith Graham for Kaiser Health News Being old and sick in America frequently means a doctor...

Aimee Sharp
More Than 500 Wounded in Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Hospitals Treat More Than 500 Wounded in Mass Shooting

Implementing mass casualty protocols, Las Vegas hospitals treat more than 500 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, which has left 58...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Graham-Cassidy bill

GOP Leaders Pump More Money Into Graham-Cassidy Bill

Republican leaders are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the ACA and still planning to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill this week...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Single Payer

Survey: Most Docs Back Single Payer

By John Commins for Health Leaders Media A plurality of physicians strongly supports a single...

Aimee Sharp
Health Insurers

There’s Only One Grocery Store in Most Rural Areas. Should We Expect Two Health Insurers?

In this article published by The New York Times, the authors investigate why the current ACA replacement bill could make health insurers even more limited.

Aimee Sharp
Healthy Arteries

Healthy Arteries Rare But Not Impossible For Elderly

In this article originally published on Reuters Health, read about how healthy arteries can still be a possibility if a certain lifestyle is maintained.

Aimee Sharp
Repeal and Replace

House Votes to Repeal and Replace the ACA

Originally published by Health Leaders Media: The House of Representatives voted 217-213 here Thursday to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Aimee Sharp
Medicaid Comes of Age

In Health Bill’s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age

In this article from the New York Times, read about how the reach of Medicaid was broad and deep enough to help save the ACA.

Aimee Sharp
Antidote to Heroin

In School Nurse’s Room: Tylenol, Bandages and an Antidote to Heroin

Nurses cabinets these days are including naloxone, an antidote for people who are overdosing on opioids like heroin. Read why.

Aimee Sharp
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