Monday, April 30, 2012

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Dayton’s HHS bill signing becomes a bipartisan celebration
MinnPost Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:46 AM PDT
For a few moments today at least, there was a bipartisan celebration of good work politicians can do. Gov. Mark Dayton, Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Republican and DFL legislators were all but embracing as Dayton did a ceremonial signing of the omnibus Health and Human Services bill. (The signing was ceremonial because Dayton actually signed the bill last Friday to meet ...

Global Health: Don’t Slap Your Name on Everything If You Want to Get Things Done
Scientific American Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:42 AM PDT
It is always a thrill when a famous person notices your work. So I was quite pleased earlier this month when former President Jimmy Carter, who was speaking to a group of health journalists in Atlanta, referred the audience to an article that I edited on the tricky transition to a different vaccine formulation that [...]

Photos From The Field: Dr. Oz Visits Hiram Johnson
KCRA 3 Sacramento Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:39 AM PDT
At the request of an English class, Dr. Mehmet Oz will appear at Hiram Johnson High School in Sacramento on Monday morning. Hiram Johnson is one of 53 schools in the country that is part of Health Corp -- a program Dr. Oz started to fight childhood obesity and get kids to live healthier lives.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber clears schedule and heads to D.C. for health care talks
The Oregonian Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:38 AM PDT
A spokesman says the governor will meet with federal officials face-to-face to "finalize an agreement" on state health reforms.

Mayor threatens to fire hospital board over outgoing CEO's $1M severance
FOX21 Colorado Springs Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:37 AM PDT
Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach has voiced opposition over Memorial Health System's decision to grant outgoing CEO Dr. Larry McEvoy a separation agreement totaling more than $1.1 million.

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference
Business Wire Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:36 AM PDT
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference

The new age of old age
Thursday Magnet Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:34 AM PDT
ALEXANDRE Kalache's departure from his job as the World Health Organisation's Director of Ageing in 2007 was a moment of bitter irony. In October of that year he turned 62, and despite being fit and energetic with years of good work still ahead of him, he was forced by the organisation to retire.

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy: Introverts Are Joining the Internet Party
The Huffington Post Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:33 AM PDT
Being happy can no doubt make day-to-day life easier than constantly going about life in a funk, but there is no evidence suggesting that happiness -- especially feigned happiness -- contributes in any real way to health and well-being.

Family Practice Medication Therapeutic Management Collaborative Program Is First of Its Kind in the U.S.
Marketwire Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:32 AM PDT
POMONA, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 30, 2012) - The College of Pharmacy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., is collaborating with two clinical preceptors to create a unique Family Practice Medication Therapeutic Management (MTM) Collaborative Program.

Tymonshenko condition deteriorates
The Irish Times Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:31 AM PDT
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko's health has deteriorated during her hunger strike and her family is hoping the government will take action so she will stop the protest, Ms Tymoshenko's daughter said today.

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