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Study: Bright-colored Fruits & Veggies May Prevent or Delay ALS
A new study published by the Wiley in Annals of Neurology suggest that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the...more



Expansion of Medicaid to Benefit Patients and Hospitals
The expansion of Medicaid benefits hospitals and patients alike as it provides for long-term care services while at a reduced hospital rate. The many provisions found in the Affordable Care Act...more

Changes to Medicare Will Upset Health of Low- And Middle-Income Individuals and Families
In conjunction with Affordable Care Act's (ACA) third anniversary and the Advance Notice of Methodological Changes released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a statement...more

The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative
The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative was a five-year (2008 to 2013) national Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) demonstration project to aid 65 primary care safety net sites become...more

NY Nursing Professor Garners $1.5 Million Grant from HHS
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention grant to New York University...more

OKC Volunteer Program To Help Fill Health Care Needs For Uninsured
It has recently been reported that political and businessed leaders in Oklahoma City are set to join health care officials in announcing the creation of a new volunteer-driven program to that's...more

Physical and Sexual Abuse Rates in Children Decline, Rates of Child Neglect Remain Unknown
A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds that physical and sexual abuse rates of children have declined over the last two decades. However, the reason for the decline is not yet fully...more

HHS Divulges $300 Million in ACA Funds to Expand Community Health Centers
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the availability of $300 million in Affordable care Act (ACA) funds to expand America's community health centers. The funds will...more

Health Reform Impact on Community Health Centers, Patients
The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) releases new report on the potential...more

UNESCO Integrates Preservation of World Heritage Sites for Sustainable Tourism
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) integrates a unique approach to improve the lives of locals and subdue poverty by promoting cultural heritage and...more






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