Health Care, General/Other News

News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

States Now Deciding Whether to Expand Medicaid Programs Under ACA
Given the Supreme Court's decision in 2012, states that haven't yet expanded are looking into expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. It has been noted that the...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

Walking is the New Health Drug
Unlike their city counterparts, rural residents do not sufficiently utilize their open spaces and natural amenities to exercise since rural areas and small towns are more likely to lack the kinds of...more

HHS Continues Smoothing Out Technology Creases
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward to continue ironing out technology issues to enhance consumer access to online health insurance exchange websites that went live...more

A Topic Guide On Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare
A topic guide on community vitality and rural healthcare centers on how community and economic development can be in line with health services in rural areas and how collaboration between the sectors...more

Annual Growth Rate Slows Down in February 2013, S&P Healthcare Economic Index Finds
According to the S&P Dow Jones Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index, the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs in...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

HHS Advisory Committee to Focus on Needs of Children in Disasters
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters targets the needs of children in disasters. The new committee will dispense provide...more

Air Pollution Primes Children for Asthma-related Coackroach Allergy
Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health has recently hinted that very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a...more

Study: Children with Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Vaccine
It has recently been reported that a new study from the University of Michigan has found that children who are allergic to eggs can now safely receive a single dose of seasonal influenza vaccine to...more






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