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Health briefs: VNA will host support group for middle-school students coping with divorce 2.2.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Divorce support for middle school students The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a support group for middle school-age students coping with divorce. A counselor will help participants understand and process their emotions through creative expression. A separate, concurrent meeting will provide a counselor and support for parents. The meetings will be at the Rollingstone Respite House, 1500 Pine Grove Road. Dates and times are to be determined based on participants’ availability and interest. Anyone interested should call Katy Thiel at 970-871-7628. VNA offers options to help you quit tobacco The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has multiple options available to help smokers and smokeless tobacco users address complex factors of nicotine addiction that make quitting very difficult. Smoking cigarettes or using chew, snuff and other types of smokeless tobacco can have serious, potentially fatal, heath consequences. Tobacco cessation support can significantly improve a ...
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At Capitol, plans abound for addressing shortages of rural doctors, dentists and nurses 2.2.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
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Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new way to treat seriously ill minorities 1.2.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new approach 1.2.2015 AP National
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) -- When doctors diagnosed Pilar Alcantara with advanced breast cancer, she felt lost and intimidated....
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Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new approach 1.2.2015 Yahoo: Top Stories
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — When doctors diagnosed Pilar Alcantara with advanced breast cancer, she felt lost and intimidated.
Israeli medical marijuana creates buzz but no high— will it go global? 1.2.2015 Washington Post: World
SAFED, Israel — In a greenhouse in the mountains of the Galilee, a technician in a lab coat is coddling a marijuana seedling that is coveted for life-saving medical benefits for epileptic children, doctors say — without the high. Read full article ...
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Dr. Gipson, Colorado's 1st board-certified black surgeon, dies at 93 1.2.2015 Denver Post: Local
Dr. Bernard F. Gipson Sr., Colorado's first board-certified African-American surgeon, died Jan.
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As measles outbreak grows, Arizona doctor wages campaign against vaccines 1.2.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
It's 6:30 p.m. in eastern Arizona, and an energetic doctor who has gained notice due to his disdain for vaccinations has just gotten home. It's been a busy day. He's already spoken to USA Today. He just did a segment on CNN. And he's closely monitored his Facebook page, which has ...
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She fought for patients’ rights, then she was put in a hospital against her will 1.2.2015 Washington Post
The morning of the recommitment hearing, Alison Hymes sat in a small waiting area of a Virginia mental hospital in a navy blue sweatsuit, clutching a green composition book to her chest.She’d scribbled down a list of arguments in favor of releasing her from Western State Hospital in Staunton, Va. They included: “Been here too long” and “Becoming institutionalized.”Read full article ...
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White House seeks to limit health law’s tax surprises 1.2.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Affordable Care Act supporters worry that the tax-filing season will generate new anger as uninsured consumers learn that they must pay tax penalties.
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Hospitals across the U.S. join exodus from sugary pop 1.2.2015 Star Tribune: Health
Seeking healthier options, hospitals in Minnesota and around the nation are gradually moving away from sugary pop. Not everyone agrees.
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Hospitals join the exodus from sugary pop 1.2.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Seeking healthier options, hospitals in Minnesota and around the nation are gradually moving away from sugary pop. Not everyone agrees.
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Up next for Medtronic: Changing the whole health care system 1.2.2015 Star Tribune: Business
With the acquisition of Covidien a done deal, Medtronic executives now must show that the union offers more than just tax benefits.
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In Africa, Motorcycles Can Save Lives by Delivering Health Care 31.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: World
A lifelong biker founded a group that helps health workers deliver basic care, transport lab specimens and administer diagnostic tests for such common diseases as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV.
California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients 31.1.2015 LA Times: Business
California's ambitious effort to save billions of dollars by changing how the state's costliest patients get treated is on the ropes.
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Measles Is A Killer: It Took 145,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year 31.1.2015 NPR: All Things Considered
The uproar over the U.S. outbreak glosses over a bigger problem: Measles takes a tragic toll in poor countries. But a vaccine can effectively stop this deadly — and highly contagious — disease.
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California stumbles in caring for costly patients 31.1.2015 LA Times: Top News
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The Race For Mitt Romney's Donors 31.1.2015 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee. Big dollars were said to flow immediately on Friday to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who already had won over several of Romney's past donors. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie claimed the support of others who were waiting on Romney to make a decision about whether to seek the White House a third time. Tony Carbonetti, a Christie supporter and top aide to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a 2008 GOP candidate, said every major Republican donor got at least two calls on Friday — one from Christie's people and one from those promoting Bush. Romney, Carbonetti said, "released the hounds." None of the Republicans considering a run for president has formally entered the race. But most have established political committees that effectively serve as campaigns-in-waiting of varying ...
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British health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injury 31.1.2015 Health
A British military healthcare worker was flown back to England from Sierra Leone on Saturday following a needle-stick injury sustained while treating a person with Ebola, the Public Health England (PHE) service said on Saturday. The patient, who has not been named, has been taken for testing to the Royal Free Hospital in London. "They are likely to have been exposed to the Ebola virus but, at this time, have not been diagnosed with Ebola and do not have symptoms," PHE said in a statement. The Royal Free, Britain's main center for Ebola cases, also successfully treated British aid worker William Pooley who contracted the virus in West Africa last ...
#AAPKaManifesto: Kejriwal promises repeat of 2013… except for resignation 31.1.2015 FirstPost: India

The AAP manifesto will push the existing political parties to try harder to woo the electorate. it also has some good ideas, but the it also calls for big government and increased spending. Where will the money come from?

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