Health Care, General/Other News
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According to a study conducted by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researcher, William C. McGaghie, PhD, he and his colleagues found that use of simulation techniques in medical...more
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new report documenting that 95 percent of uninsured Latinos may qualify for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or...more
A study conducted at the Miriam Hospital has recently found that poor mental health may lead to unhealthy behaviors such as binge drinking, smoking, and illegal drugs in low-income adults.
Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage, which comprises of local businesses and organizations, has been recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its assistance in spreading...more
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision.
Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be...more
According to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, only a few percentage of health policy researchers were reported using Twitter, blogs and Facebook to...more
A new engineered peptide has recently been discovered as a new prototype for killing an entire category of resistant bacteria by shredding and dissolving their double-layered membranes, which make...more
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius remarks on World Polio Day.
She asserts that a polio-free world is a priority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human...more
The New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) gets a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to administer training programs.
These training programs will be...more