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Medical Education Simulated Learning Helps to Improve Patient Care Outcomes
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



Advocates of Cancer Care Rally Congress to Stop Sequester Cut to Cancer Drugs
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

Most Uninsured Latinos May Qualify for Lower Cost Coverage If All states Expanded Medicaid
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

Poor Mental Health Believed to Lead to Unhealthy Behaviors Among Low-income Adults
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. In this...more

HHS and Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage Work to Raise Awareness on the Health Insurance Marketplace
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

Medicaid Expansion A State Decision, People of Color May Left Uninsured
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

Only Few Health Policy Researchers Communicate Findings Via Social Media
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

Synthetic Corkscrew Peptide Kills Gram Negative Bacteria
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

HHS Statement On World Polio Day
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

DHS Receives $1 Million in Grants for NJ FamilyCare
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






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