Sunday, April 29, 2012

Health News: [health]

Barren Road mock car crash planned for Penncrest High School students
Media Town Talk Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:47 PM PDT
Penncrest High School along with Riddle Memorial Hospital EMTs and other community emergency services will stage a full-blown mock car crash on the campus Friday, May 4, for twelfth grade students and eleventh grade health classes to witness.

Fifth annual Walk for The Wounded May 19 at Rose Tree Park
Media Town Talk Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:46 PM PDT
Operation First Response (OFR) has announced that its fifth annual Pennsylvania Walk For The Wounded will take place Saturday, May 19 at Rose Tree Park. The Walk brings together upwards of 8,000 people each year from the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond, who come to show their support for wounded veterans and their families who struggle to deal with serious health issues and financial challenges.

Accretive says it's working to address Minnesota concerns
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:39 PM PDT
Accretive Health Inc., the collection company dismissed by Fairview Health Services in the wake of a scathing report on its hospital billing practices, said Sunday that it's working with advisers to address the concerns raised by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson.

Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki in TV spot to dispel health rumors
GlobalPost Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:25 PM PDT
EritreaĆ¢€™s exiled opposition has said repeatedly that the president is suffering from a serious ailment and has been receiving medical treatment in Qatar. read more

State's high court to weigh in on lawsuit over IU Health billing
Indianapolis Business Journal Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:16 PM PDT
Indiana's hospital boards and trial lawyers are closely monitoring a lawsuit that accuses the state's largest hospital group of charging uninsured patients more for treatment than insured patients.

Test Driving GAIN Fitness, The App That Turns Your iPhone Into A Personal Trainer [TCTV]
TechCrunch Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:07 PM PDT
Summer is on its way, and self-improvement is on everyone's minds -- so it seems like each day I hear about a new must-have app focused on fitness, health, nutrition, or the " quantified self " in general. And now that the tech startup scene is hotter than ever, many of these apps are backed by serious investors and have big plans for the future. Take GAIN Fitness . The San Francisco-based ...

Northern Colorado is arena for fierce health care competition
Loveland Reporter-Herald Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:59 PM PDT
The fierce battle for patients between Poudre Valley Health System and Banner Health is a glorious competition for quality and convenience across northern Colorado. Or it stands for all that is wrong with the careening spending in the U.S. health system.

Well: Diabetes in Obese Children Is Tough to Treat
New York Times Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:50 PM PDT
Not only are more children developing Type 2 diabetes, but the disease develops more quickly and is less responsive to treatment, explains the health reporter Denise Grady in today's New York Times.

Delmon Young Must See Doctor Over Drunken Fight
The Forward Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:48 PM PDT
Delmon Young, the Detroit Tigers outfielder who was arrested in New York for allegedly attacking a group of men and making anti-Semitic remarks, will be evaluated by a health care professional. Click here for the rest of the article...

Tens of thousands protest Spanish budget cuts
RTE News Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:45 PM PDT
Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated across Spain against new austerity measures targeting education and health care spending.

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