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Mayo to give preference to privately insured patients over Medicaid patients – Minneapolis Star Tribune

March 14, 2017 6:52:28 pm | 0 Comments

Minneapolis Star Tribune Mayo to give preference to privately insured patients over Medicaid patientsMinneapolis Star TribuneEvan Vucci, Associated Press file Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, right, left a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, his transition team and Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Dr. Paul Rothman, left, in December in Florida. Text size. comment. share.Dayton concerned by…

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LIVE VIDEO: Tuesday March 14, April’s baby is ‘very active this evening’ – fox8.com

March 14, 2017 6:27:00 pm | 0 Comments

fox8.com LIVE VIDEO: Tuesday March 14, April’s baby is ‘very active this evening’fox8.comHARPURSVILLE, NY – April and her friends have spent the day getting snowed on, thanks to the March snowstorm that is blanketing the east coast. Luckily, all is warm and cozy in her pen. Staff reports tonight that the baby is very active…

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Parents Live Longer Than Childless People: Why Having Children Is Tied To Longevity – Tech Times

March 14, 2017 4:58:12 pm | 0 Comments

Tech Times Parents Live Longer Than Childless People: Why Having Children Is Tied To LongevityTech TimesFathers and mothers are more likely to live longer than their childless peers. Swedish researchers offered some possible explanations why having children is linked with extended lifespan. ( Brent Stirton | Getty Images ). Advertisement. Parenting may …Could being a…

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CDC Weighs in on Vulto Cheese Listeria Recall – Food Poison Journal

March 14, 2017 4:56:37 pm | 0 Comments

WVTM13 CDC Weighs in on Vulto Cheese Listeria RecallFood Poison JournalOn March 7, 2017, Vulto Creamery recalled all lots of Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses. On March 10, Vulto Creamery expanded its recall to include all lots of four additional cheeses, by the name of Andes …Recall expands as deaths,…

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Are Americans ready for genetic testing by employers? – The San Diego Union-Tribune

March 14, 2017 4:11:28 pm | 0 Comments

The San Diego Union-Tribune Are Americans ready for genetic testing by employers?The San Diego Union-TribuneRegarding “Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill” (March 13): The bill HR 1313 is making its way through the House of Representatives and is to be embedded in the new health plan submitted by the Republican ……

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Federal advisory panels agree Opana’s risks outweigh benefits – USA TODAY

March 14, 2017 4:01:39 pm | 0 Comments

USA TODAY Federal advisory panels agree Opana’s risks outweigh benefitsUSA TODAYIn a move that could lead to a national ban, two federal advisory panels voted Tuesday that the risks outweigh the benefits of a widely-abused opioid that was reformulated to deter addicts from snorting it. The new extended-release version of Endo …FDA Joint Panel Votes Down…

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OSHA urges recovery workers, public to be safe in storm cleanup – Buffalo Reflex (subscription)

March 14, 2017 3:01:53 pm | 0 Comments

New York Times OSHA urges recovery workers, public to be safe in storm cleanupBuffalo Reflex (subscription)As residents recover from the damage caused by the recent tornadoes and severe storms in Missouri and Kansas, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration urges recovery workers, employers and the public to use caution …Labor Cabinet Offering…

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The US government grows some seriously garbage weed for research – Mashable

March 14, 2017 2:46:00 pm | 0 Comments

Mashable The US government grows some seriously garbage weed for researchMashableIn the age of stickiest-of-ickiest-and-rising THC percentages, it appears the United States government still supplies researchers with low grade brick weed you probably smoked in high school. Actually, it’s worse than the weed you smoked in high school.The federal government has no idea how to…

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PinnacleHealth makes stunning move, but watch for rivals to push back hard – PennLive.com

March 14, 2017 2:15:59 pm | 0 Comments

PennLive.com PinnacleHealth makes stunning move, but watch for rivals to push back hardPennLive.comIn possibly the region’s biggest most dramatic health care development ever, Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System has announced intent to buy four smaller hospitals and to affiliate with the vast Pittsburgh-based UPMC health system. The move would …UPMC to affiliate with Harrisburg health systemPittsburgh Post-GazetteUPMC to…

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How well can you hear in a noisy background? Try it here – WTHR

March 14, 2017 1:57:49 pm | 0 Comments

Rapid City Journal How well can you hear in a noisy background? Try it hereWTHRDifficulty doing that is a hallmark of what’s called “hidden hearing loss.” Now, with the help of an exercise prepared for The Associated Press by the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami, you can give it a…

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