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- A&E targets breached as MIUs close
Breaches of A&E waiting time targets in Northern Ireland increased "markedly" on the same day as health chiefs announced three minor injuries units (MIUs) are to shut.
BBC News. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:21:59 GMT.
- Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to G.O.P., Is Side Issue in Campaigns
In a year that was supposed to be dominated by attacks on the Affordable Care Act, few Republican candidates focused on repeal or offered alternatives.
By Jonathan Weisman. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:59:30 GMT.
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- From Governors, a Mix of Hard-Line Acts and Conciliation Over Ebola
In response to public anxiety, governors of both parties are struggling to define health policies on the virus.
By Jess Bidgood and Kate Zernike. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:29:51 GMT.
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- Africa: Johannes Hunger Appointed As Head of Strategic Information
[Global Fund]Geneva -The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced the appointment of Johannes Hunger, an expert on strategic and policy planning in global health, as Head of Strategic Information.
All Africa. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:22:17 GMT.
- WHO Updates Guidelines on Ebola Protective Gear
The World Health Organization is issuing updated guidelines on proper use of personal protective equipment, or PPE, used in the fight against Ebola in West Africa. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:26:38 -0400.
- VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
BBC News. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:23:55 GMT.
- What I Learned When I Asked How Much My MRI Would Cost
Consumers who know how much a medical procedure will cost save money on healthcare—presumably because they choose the lower-priced practitioner. ...
By Kate Ashford. Forbes. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:03:00 GMT.
- Have A Happy And Healthy Halloween With Oral Health America's Fall For Smiles Campaign
CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 -- According to a recent survey commissioned by Oral Health America (OHA), households with children are more likely to skip or delay dental visits. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:00:00 EDT.
- Women and Heart Attack Symptoms
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina, Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women
National Library of Medicine. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:49:15 EDT.
- Dignity Health pays $37 million in false claims action
Dignity Health has agreed to pay the government $37 million to settle allegations that more than a dozen of its hospitals knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare and TRICARE, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Modern Healthcare. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:45:00 EST.
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