Health Care, General/Other News
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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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