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AmeriCorps Health Program Loses Funding Amid Abortion Controversy

A spokesperson for the Corporation for National and Community Service said in an email to Rewire that the grantee "was unsuccessful in a highly competitive year, and they were not the only longtime grantee to not receive funding." The post AmeriCorps Health Program Loses Funding Amid Abortion Controversy appeared first on Rewire.

Henry Ford Health System, Syapse Partner to Launch Cancer Precision Medicine Program

Henry Ford Health System and Syapse are launching an oncology precision medicine program to revolutionize cancer care in the greater Midwest, bringing world class, targeted cancer treatments to this national destination referral center in Michigan.

Challenges in finding a great Vitamin A charity

Vitamin A supplementation involves giving Vitamin A to children at risk of deficiency to prevent death and other negative health impacts. We’d be interested in supporting a charity to carry out this program, but so far we have not found … [CLICK TO READ MORE] The post Challenges in finding a great Vitamin A charity appeared first on The GiveWell Blog.

Obamacare Rate Hikes Will Hit Just Before the Election. Is That a Problem?

The Leave campaign’s claim that Great Britain could use the £350 billion a week it currently pays in European Union dues for social welfare programs, including Great Britain’s popular but somewhat beleaguered National Health Service—a...Show More Summary

Programs to thwart prescription drug misuse exist, not always used

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Misuse of prescription pain medications remains a major public health problem -- but programs to prevent it may be underused, according to a study in the July issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. The study comes out of Maine, one of the U.S. Show More Summary

Recidivism Watch: Hillary Clinton’s claim about her role in creating a child health program

“I know Democrats and Republicans can work together. I know it, because I have done it. I worked with Republicans and Democrats to create the Children’s Health Insurance program, which today insures eight million kids.” –Hillary Clinton, campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 27, 2016  “I helped create the Children’s Health Insurance Program when I […]

DPHO, UnitedHealthcare Launch Accountable Care Program

DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization (DPHO) and UnitedHealthcare have launched an accountable care program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their healthcare experience. Through this collaboration, UnitedHealthcare...Show More Summary

Homeless Health Care: Time to Close an Open Wound

Last week saw the federal conviction of a man who diverted $12.7 million from a federally funded Health Care for the Homeless program in Birmingham, Alabama (Birmingham Health Care, BHC) to his own private businesses. Over 500,000 Americans are homeless each night. Show More Summary

Harmony In The Wake Of Heartbreak: Transforming Women's Health In Bosnia

When I first met Nela Hasic - Regional Director of the Women's Health Empowerment Program (WHEP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina - it was immediately clear that I'd met someone special. In 1992, in the aftermath of the collapse of Yugoslavia, Bosnia's capital of Sarajevo - Nela's home - came under siege. Show More Summary

Centrally Assisted Telecare for Military Members with PTSD/Depression Shows Improved Results, Study Finds

Military members who visited a primary care clinic while suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression reported fewer symptoms and better mental health functioning a year after enrolling in a treatment program that included...Show More Summary

Supreme Court decision deals blow to health coverage efforts in California

The Supreme Court decision Thursday effectively blocking President Obama’s immigration programs also comes as a blow to California legislators who have been fighting to offer health insurance to people living in the country illegally.  Immigrants living in the U.S. without authorization can’t enroll...

Encinitas school district to require weekly yoga instruction

The Encinitas school board on Tuesday approved a plan to spend $416,000 in the next school year on a health and wellness program that must include at least one day of yoga instruction per week. The plan — another attempt at compromise with parents unhappy that district money would be spent on yoga...

ANOTHER CLAIM OF A CROOKED HILLARY “ACCOMPLISHMENT” GOES UP IN FLAMES: “Did you know that she …

ANOTHER CLAIM OF A CROOKED HILLARY “ACCOMPLISHMENT” GOES UP IN FLAMES: “Did you know that she was instrumental in creating the Children’s Health Insurance Program in 1998? What’s that you say? She wasn’t even in any elected office in 1998 and couldn’t possibly have enacted any legislation or signed a bill into law? She’s not […]

CIDRZ Recovery: Stronger Institutions for Health and Development

CIDRZ reforms and rebuilds its research, public health, and development programs to deliver better science, health care, and local talent capacity-building. The post CIDRZ Recovery: Stronger Institutions for Health and Development appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

IU Announces First Round of Funding for $300 Million Grand Challenges Program

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University has announced that the Precision Health Initiative, a research initiative focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies, is the first recipient of funding under the university's new $300 million Grand Challenges Program.

Christian Health Cost Sharing Programs Growing in Wake of Obamacare

You can share your home by using a service like Airbnb. So, why not share the cost of your medical treatments? That's one of the arguments behind so-called health cost savings programs. These groups, most of which are religious based,...Show More Summary

Clinton’s claim of working with Democrats and Republicans to create a child health program

“It’s always been about kids. And when millions could not get health care, this first lady worked with Democrats and Republicans to fix it, creating the Children’s Health Insurance Program ‘so that every child gets the health care they deserve.’ Now 8 million kids are covered. That’s the kind of leader she is — and […]

California county health programs yield high returns

Return on investment by California's county public health departments, which focus on prevention, exceeds return on investment in many other areas of medical care, according to a new study. The study estimated that each dollar counties spent on public health programs returned $67-88 dollars of value in improved health outcomes. Show More Summary

Uphill battle to get seasonal farmworkers health insurance

Farmworkers, living in the United States legally through the H-2A visa program, must be insured, like most U.S. citizens and legal residents. But reaching them is an uphill battle. Continue reading ? The post Uphill battle to get seasonal farmworkers health insurance appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The First Citywide Program to Get Black Women on PrEP Is Coming to Washington, D.C.

It’s been two years since Truvada, a drug that prevents HIV infection, got an enthusiastic seal of approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Those two public-health juggernauts primarily recommended the daily pill, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, for intravenous drug users and men who have sex with men.

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