Friday, April 27, 2012

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High-Deductible Plans a 'Quiet Revolution in Health Insurance'
The Online NewsHour Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:04 PM PDT
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JEFFREY BROWN: Next, a growing change in the way Americans are buying and receiving health insurance. NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports. BETTY ANN BOWSER: Dennis Adams is what the insurance industry calls a young invincible. DENNIS ADAMS, professional dancer: I figured nothing would happen to me. When I was 26 or 25, when I got the plan ...

Feds OK Wis. Medicaid changes aimed at cost saving
WQOW Eau Claire Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:03 PM PDT
Federal officials have approved plans by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration to cut costs in state health programs.

Obama makes health care appeal to female voters
Rocky Mount Telegram Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:57 PM PDT
WASHINGTON â€" Casting his re-election along gender lines, President Barack Obama told hundreds of female supporters Friday that Republicans seem determined to meddle in women’s health decisions in ways that are “appalling, offensive and out of touch.”

Health official debunks Mexican woman's claim of nine babies in womb
InterAksyon Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:56 PM PDT
A Mexican official on Friday denied a woman's claims that she was due to give birth to nine babies in the coming weeks.

Experts: BSE Case Is No Cause For Alarm
Yankton Press & Dakotan Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:55 PM PDT
BROOKINGS â€" South Dakotans need not react with fear when eating beef, says Dr. Russ Daly, South Dakota State Public Health Veterinarian, in response to the recent Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) case discovered in California.

Oswego Health and Fulton Kiwanis Club Team Up To Offer Multi-Organ Blood Analysis
Oswego County Today Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:51 PM PDT
Oswego Health and the Fulton Kiwanis Club will team up once again to offer the community a Multi-Organ Blood Analysis on June 2 in the cafeteria of G. Ray Bodley High School. This full battery of tests can help prevent potential health problems. Continue reading â†'

Adventist to take over Hospice of Comforter
Orlando Sentinel Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:48 PM PDT
Adventist Health System, the parent company of Florida Hospital, will take over management of Hospice of the Comforter, according to a statement released by the Altamonte Springs hospice.

Accretive Health Announces Termination of its Quality and Total Cost of Care Services Contract by Fairview Health ...
Business Wire Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:44 PM PDT
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accretive Health, Inc. (NYSE: AH) said today that it has received notice of termination from Fairview Health Services of its Quality and Total Cost of Care (“QTCC”) services contract. The terms of the transition have yet to be determined. The Company will update its business outlook on its quarterly earnings call on May 9, 2012. Accretive Health said that it regrets ...

Fair and Windy
Sedalia Democrat Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:39 PM PDT
I would like to respond to the column written by Amy Lutz (“Raising Missouri cigarette tax may cost state in fewer sales,” April 20). Her thoughts that Missouri would lose revenue in cigarette tax may certainly be true, but she didn’t mention that if fewer young people in Missouri start smoking, which has been the case in other states, we will save tremendously in health care costs.

Camera club’s exhibit set to open May 4
The Times Record Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:37 PM PDT
BRUNSWICK â€" The First Light Camera Club’s annual exhibit opens May 4, with a reception from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive. The exhibit will continue through May 24. read more

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