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DARPA's Almost Cyborgian ElectRX Program

DARPA is examining health on a nano scale through its electrical prescriptions (ElectRx) program.The human body obviously has an amazing capacity to correct problems in its own system. There’s a huge range of conditions that we haveShow More Summary

Mercy Health Unveils $54M Virtual Care Center

St. Louis, Mo.-based Mercy Health today officially open its Virtual Care Center, a first of its kind $54 million 125,000-square-foot building that will serve as the center of its existing telemedicine programs. Mercy’s Virtual Care Center...Show More Summary

Zack Kassian Suspended, Placed in Substance-Abuse Program by NHL

The NHL announced Monday it placed Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian in Stage 2 of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program following his car crash over the weekend. According to the Montreal Gazette, the 24-year-old was a passenger in a truck that collided with a tree in a Montreal borough early Sunday morning. Show More Summary

State-of-the-Art Suite Builds Upon Mercy's Comprehensive Digestive Health & Liver Disease Program

Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art Endoscopy Suite to promote and practice gastrointestinal health.

Global Health: Caribbean Hospitals Getting Help for Hurricanes

The Pan American Health Organization and the British government have begun a “Smart Hospitals” program to retrofit vulnerable hospitals.

Support Beach Water Testing Programs

Congress has until December 11th to pass a federal budget for 2016. EPA has proposed to eliminate the BEACH Act Grants program that funds water quality testing and public health protection at beaches across the US. Ask Congress to pass a spending bill for next year that includes level funding for the BEACH Act.

NIH Establishes 4D Nucleome Research Centers and Organizational Hub at UC San Diego

Under its new 4D Nucleome Program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund has awarded three grants totaling more than $30 million over five years to multidisciplinary teams of researchers at University of California, San Diego.

Australian motorcyclists finish cross-country charity ride in L.A.

More than 40 Australian motorcyclists arrived in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday evening after riding more than 4,350 miles across the United States to raise funds for a major mental health and suicide prevention program. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Australian Consulate officials and representatives...

Health insurers to receive a fraction of what they’re owed under ACA program

6 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Health insurers in the marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act will be reimbursed this year only 13 percent of the money they are owed under a program designed to help cushion the burden of covering large numbers of people who need expensive medical treatment.Read full article >>

WTC clinic in a bind after Congress fails to OK Zadroga Act

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Treating 13,000 patients a year at the World Trade Center Health Program is hard enough for Dr. Michael Crane.

PhilipsVoice: Telemedicine: Health Care In The Comfort Of Home [Video]

Learn how an efficient telemedicine program from Philips and Banner Health delivers high-quality health care to seniors in the comfort of their own homes. Discover how Philips is making life better at This content was produced by T Brand Studio and previously appeared on

GAO Report: Government’s Electronic Health Records Program Actually Slowing Down Data Sharing Between Doctors and Hospitals

Majority of electronic health records experts surveyed say the meaningful use program’s requirements take time away from achieving this “interoperability” A study done by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), known as the “Congressional...Show More Summary

GW Launches New Ph.D. Program in Translational Health Sciences

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new Ph.D. program in Translational Health Sciences.

Z Living Announces 3 New Series Premieres: 'I Beat the Odds', 'Dueling Doctors' & 'Cook Your Ass Off'

Increasing its commitment to original programming that speaks to viewers’ rising fascination and focus on health and living well, Z Living today announced the premiere of two new original series, I BEAT THE ODDS and DUELING DOCTORS, and one new acquired series, COOK YOUR ASS OFF, all premiering in November.

9/11 Health Program Now Officially On Borrowed Time

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to a sense of urgency, Congress has to be graded on a curve these days, so perhaps no one should be too surprised that lawmakers failed to reauthorize the 9/11 health program before it expired Wednesday night. It...Show More Summary

Getting the Real Story: Valid Performance Measures

By LINDA RIDDELL If you want the real story about whether a wellness program or health product worked, you want valid, accurate measures.  Getting the real story is the topic of this lively panel discussion at Health 2.0’s 9th Annual Fall Conference.  The discussion, which I will serve as moderator for, will encompass health and wellness

U.S. House Passes Yet Another Anti-Choice Bill

The misleadingly-named "Women's Public Health and Safety Act" would allow states to kick health-care providers out of their Medicaid programs for performing abortions, or being connected in almost any way to abortion services. Image: RepSeanDuffy / YouTube The post U.S. House Passes Yet Another Anti-Choice Bill appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Federal health program for Sept. 11 responders set to expire

For now, first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center after the 2001 terrorist attacks, worked for weeks and now suffer from illnesses like pulmonary disease and cancers will still be able to get their health care. While Congress...Show More Summary

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