To assess the ocean's health, ecology's "rugged individualists" learned to get with the big data program. The post Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help appeared first on WIRED.
The new Trump budget proposal is a disaster for women and families. It slashes trillions of dollars from food stamps, health care and other safety net programs that working families need to make ends meet. It includes a paid leave proposal that is nothing more than lip service – unworkable and not what families need. Show More Summary
You know what beaches to go to. You know there's free sunscreen. Now you can find out if the beaches are even open by signing up for text alerts on beach weather conditions, thanks to a program from the NYC Health Department. [ more...
School-aged children can be taught to better their mental health through intervention programmes delivered at school, suggests a new study.
Though the budget analysis released Wednesday on the GOP health care bill didn’t address California specifically, both the state’s Medicaid program and its individual market could be seriously harmed...
(University of North Carolina Health Care) Using fruit flies, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers discovered a cascade of molecular signals that program gene activity to drive the fly from one stage of maturation to the next, like a baby turning into an adult. Show More Summary
Graph: CBO We now know that the revised Republican repeal of Obamacare is really intended to dismantle and perhaps destroy any federally-funded health care program, which would return health care to either cash-starved states or private industry; to the high cost, broken healthcare system it was before Obamacare. Show More Summary
(Elsevier) Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, will add ClinicalKey to its global research and health resources available through Research4Life starting in June 2017. The expansion of the Research4Life...Show More Summary
Earlier today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and refused to stand up for LGBTQ students. The hearing focused...Show More Summary
Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program for families and the poor is … Click to Continue »
Stephen's stance on the White House's proposed slashing of the food stamp program and children's health insurance program is somehow radical in 2017.
Donald Trump released his budget late Monday and, as expected, its massive cuts target life-saving public health and environmental programs and standards. Once again, we’re seeing Trump put polluters ahead of the safety our families....Show More Summary
The Administration's proposed budget for 2018 contains funding cuts to nutrition assistance programs, food and nutrition research and health care infrastructure that provide a safety net for our country's most vulnerable populations and the evidence base to support good nutritional health. Show More Summary
(American Geriatrics Society) The American Geriatrics Society voiced deep concern for proposed cuts to geriatrics health professions programs, healthcare research, Medicaid, and a range of services benefiting us all as we age -- all cuts outlined by President Trump in his full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, which begins on Oct. 1, 2017.
WASHINGTON — At least one million people will die in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, researchers and advocates said on Tuesday, if funding cuts proposed by the Trump administration to global public health programs are enacted. TheShow More Summary
Public health experts are expressing serious concern about the White House’s proposed 2018 budget, which would substantially cut funding to key government health agencies and programs. Under the proposed plan, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which provide funding for more medical research than any other group in the world, and the Centers for Disease…
Congressional Republicans have put the smooth functioning of the Children’s Health Insurance Program at risk by not renewing its funding in time for states to plan their budgets. But Donald Trump is taking the next step: President Donald...Show More Summary
The Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday included massive cuts to Medicaid, the government-run health program that provides insurance primarily to pregnant women, single parents, people with disabilities, andShow More Summary
The New York Times reports: At least one million people will die in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, researchers and advocates said on Tuesday, if funding cuts proposed by the Trump administration to global public health programs are enacted. Show More Summary
Several studies show beneficiaries of the program are more likely to be obese. But the answer is not to cut benefits, some academics say.