Century to pay health insurance, reopen plant The Charleston Gazette Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:16 PM PST CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A health-care agreement between Century Aluminum and retirees "paves the way" to reopen the Ravenswood plant that closed three years ago and laid off more than 650 workers, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., said Wednesday evenin...
Philly challenge to map thousands of AEDs could go national CNET Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:14 PM PST The MyHeartMap challenge encourages laypeople to hunt down life-saving automated external defibrillators and use their smartphones to transmit photos and locations to researchers building a database. Originally posted at News - Health Tech
Correction: Healthcare Fraud Scheme story Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:14 PM PST DALLAS - In a Feb. 28 story about a massive health care fraud scheme, The Associated Press, relying on a federal indictment, erroneously reported a subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina named Trailblazer Health Enterprises processed Medicare payments for home health service agencies in Texas.
FDA approves first 4-in-1 flu vaccine Minnesota Public Radio Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:12 PM PST Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu.
Health Fair to provide free screenings, info Seminole Chronicle Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:12 PM PST Staying healthy can be an uplifting experience, one that can spirit a person to new heights in almost every way imaginable. The Metro Church will be looking to deliver that message later this month when it holds its inaugural Health Fair on the ...
Health Resources Everett Herald Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:08 PM PST Providence Regional Cancer Partnership: 1717 13th St., Everett. Call 425-297-5500 or see www.cancerpartnership.org for more information: Click on âSupport Services,â then, on the right side of the page, click on âClassesâ or âSupport Groups.â
First vote looms on Obama birth control policy CBS 46 News Atlanta Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:07 PM PST Democrats and Republicans, both eager to rouse their respective political bases in an election year are fighting fiercely over President Barack Obama's mandate that health insurers cover the cost of contraceptives.