A dozen facilities providing services in the city's new universal prekindergarten program won't open on time if they don't fix serious health and safety violations. City officials say Friday they'll... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council has recognised 96 US chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs.
In Liberia, a country gripped by Ebola, the outbreak has not only taken its toll on health care workers but also on the professionals who comfort the grieving.
Former Olympian Matt Shirvington takes us through day four of his six-week transformation program.
Here is the perfect example of the sort of gross-out stories medical professionals trade trying to turn each other green: According to an upcoming episode of Untold Stories of the E.R., a very serious Discovery Fit & Health program, a Florida mom fed her daughter a bunch of tapeworm eggs so she'd slim down prior to a beauty pageant. Read more...
It's back-to-school school time for students and families across the country. And that means young people will be filing into classrooms to expand their minds and learn. But when it comes to reproductive health, many students are censored...Show More Summary
The Mental Health Channel has a series called The Inside Story that profiles people who “reveal their mental health diagnoses and their paths to overcome them.” So far the program has covered panic disorders, bipolar 1, and bipolar 2. In the most recent episode, which covers clinical depression, the show profiled Thor Harris, best known [...]
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
Data from 11 newborn screening programs showed that newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) can be successfully implemented across public health newborn screening programs. SCID babies are born without a developed immune system and are subject to a wide variety of life-threatening infections.
A growing debate over the Medicare Advantage program has big ramifications for the future of American seniors' health coverage. The post No, We Still Don’t Have Proof That Private Medicare Plans Are Better appeared first on ThinkProgress.
WASHINGTON, DC -- There is no guarantee that a successful pilot program introducing a health innovation can be expanded successfully to the national, regional, state or even metropolitan level because scaling up is typically complex and difficult. read more
From MedPage Today: Hospitals Question Charity for Some Patients. As more Americans gain insurance under the federal health law, hospitals are rethinking their charity programs, with some scaling back help for those who could have signed up for coverage but didn’t. Antibiotics Early in Life May Boost Obesity Risk. Exposure to antibiotics early in life may […]
Instead of shutting down Obamacare's insurance exchanges, the government should expand them so that they also include patients who now are covered by Medicaid, Medicare, and veterans health programs. That's the gist of a big new health care policy proposal that's getting a lot of attention. Show More Summary
Photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images As more Americans gain insurance under the federal health law, hospitals are rethinking their charity programs, with some scaling back help for those who could have signed up for coverage but didn’t. The...Show More Summary
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that on Friday, SeaWorld announced that it is planning new, larger environments for its animals with additional funds going to research on its animals and programs to protect ocean health and whales in the ocean. Show More Summary
In the historic speech made by Narendra Modi on August 15th from Red Fort in New Delhi, he suggested several beneficial plans and programs of the government. One among them has been appreciated and applauded the most: Free health insurance worth Rs 1 lakh for all economically backwards citizens. Show More Summary
Men’s Health and Matt Shirvington reveal the workout and diet program that will transform how you look and feel
As more Americans gain insurance under the federal health law, hospitals are rethinking their charity programs, with some scaling back help for those who could have signed up for coverage but didn’t. The move is prompted by concernsShow More Summary
The Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC), which is charged with overseeing the prioritized list of services in Oregon's Medicaid program, the Oregon Health Plan, voted today to approve the coverage of medically necessary health care...Show More Summary
An article in Information Week caught my eye this morning. It reviews a new program offered by Texas A&M with support from Dell to help medical students and other healthcare professionals “come to terms with the ways technology is changing their...(read more)