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Family planning budgets in crisis before Planned Parenthood controversy

usatoday.com - Abortion opponents, outraged by a series of hidden-camera videos that depict Planned Parenthood employees discussing fetal tissue donation, have called for Congress to investigate Planned Parenthoo...

Low-Income Teens Are Better At Getting The HPV Vaccine

npr.org - When it comes to getting the HPV vaccine to protect against cervical cancer, teens below the poverty line are doing better than the rest. Among teenage girls aged 13 to 17 those total family income...

Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

npr.org - If there's such a thing as the first family of health care, the Lees may be it. Five decades ago, two brothers helped start Medicare. Their father inspired them and they, in turn, have inspired the...

Medicare and Medicaid at 50

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circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov - Posted by Circulating Now on July 30, 2015 in Collections, News, Prints & Photographs | Leave a comment For most Americans today, Medicare and Medicaid have been in existence all their lives. A rec...

Global Health Council | Help us advocate to save moms and kids around the world!

globalhealth.org - Since 1990, nearly 100 million children around the world have been saved due to global efforts to reduce child mortality, and maternal deaths have been cut nearly in half. The US government has pla...

Caffè, aiuta il cervello a restare in forma

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salute24.ilsole24ore.com - Il caffè aiuta il cervello a restare in forma. Assumerlo regolarmente, infatti, riduce il rischio di declino cognitivo. Ad affermarlo, in uno studio pubblicato sulla rivista Journal of Alzheimer's ...

An inappropriate use of medical jargon: Words do matter to patients

kevinmd.com - My patient had suffered a terrible, crushing injury to his chest leaving many ribs and his sternum fractured, his lungs and heart badly bruised and his body on the edge between life and death. He w...

Coercing people with addiction problems into employment won’t work | Simon Wessely and Greg Smith

theguardian.com - Few would dispute the gains arising for the individual, family and wider society of helping long-term unemployed people back to work. The links between unemployment and poor mental health including...

FACT SHEET: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020

whitehouse.gov - Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order releasing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, detailing principles and priorities to guide our collective national work to address HIV ...

RESULTS | Blog | President Obama Working on an Action Plan to Stop Drug Resistant TB

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results.org - This week RESULTS, along with twelve other leading US and international organizations, sent a letter to President Obama to thank him for initiating the development of a U.S. Government National Act...

A year in the life of a nonprofit technology company

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medium.com - I remember the first time I met a patient who had been carted over 50 miles along a dirt road. She was waiting to see the one doctor at the one hospital in her area. I am still unsettled by the rea...

News from The Associated Press

hosted.ap.org - Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and death...

Reality TV hooks Tanzania as women win fame, fortune and farm tools

trust.org - NAIROBI, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While sex, fights and confessionals draw viewers to most reality television shows, it's the revolutionary portrayal of women as "heroes" that makes o...

Legislature Has Historic Opportunity to Save Lives During Session on Healthcare

blog.savelivesca.com - Sacramento, CA — The Save Lives California coalition praised Senate and Assembly Democrats for announcing a bold package of bills to fight the No. 1 cause of preventable death in California: tobacc...

Medicaid turns 50: a look back and ahead at program’s legacy

aapnews.aappublications.org - More than 33 million children from low-income families or with special health care needs rely on Medicaid, making it the single largest health insurer for children in the country. Yet 50 years ago,...

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