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Editorial and several opinion pieces look at health care proposals put forward by presidential candidates.\n
Tennessee Governor expects CMS to formally approve a waiver for federal funding of TennCare.
Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have not fulfilled promises to address problems with health care for veterans at military hospitals.
Government officials often have not considered the specific needs of blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and other ethnic and racial minorities in programs and materials related to preparedness for public health emergencies.
Patients at an academic medical center who are cared for by a hospital-based general physician (hospitalist) may have a shorter length of hospital stay than those who are not.
The value of many preventive health services is well established, but the role of preventive health examinations remains controversial.
Researchers studying the causes of racial disparities are increasingly interested in the theory ... that racial discrimination can result in unremitting stress.
Report from top health care leaders provides ethical framework to guide reform.
Senate Finance Committee approved a bill that would reauthorize the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
A report published on bmj.com questions the validity of hospital mortality data being made public.
After many young doctors failed to get NHS jobs this summer, two experts in this week's BMJ debate whether training posts should be reserved for UK graduates.
Verax Biomedical has received 510 (k) clearance for its Platelet PGD Test System from FDA.
Minnesota hospitals have formally agreed to stop charging patients and insurers for certain medical errors.
Leaders of a presidential commission urged Congress to pass legislation that would make fundamental changes in veterans' health care.
The San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday examined the Community Ambassadors Program for Seniors, a program offered in Fremont, Calif., that trains volunteers to "go into their own ethnic- or faith-based communities to teach elders to access transportation, social activities and health care" services. CAPS began in March as an offshoot of the Pathways to Positive Aging project, which is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and "designed to help seniors find 'culturally enriching and affordable services and opportunities,'" according to the Chronicle.
FDA has cleared for marketing the first rapid test to detect bacterial contamination in blood platelets prior to transfusion.
Life Recovery Systems's ThermoSuit System has been granted European CE Mark approval for Temperature reduction in patients where clinically indicated.
Astellas has begun high-throughput screening against an additional target from Metabolex's proprietary human gene database.
Many Texas health providers and insurers are changing the way they administer and address health care.
Representatives from various American Indian tribes in Utah met for a two-day Native American Indian Summit last week to discuss disparities in health care, education and economic development, the Deseret Morning News reports. The summit was initiated by Gov. Jon Huntsman (R).
Scientist and health professionals are being warned of the growing threats to global public health. At the annual Health Protection Agency (HPA) conference in Warwick today, delegates will be told that global cooperation and investment are necessary. Health experts are calling for immediate action if they are to ensure a safer, healthier future for the world's population.
There is an increasing awareness that global health and health protection is everyone's responsibility and countries will need to work together to identify risks and act quickly to contain and control them.
Varian Medical Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new high-definition multileaf collimator (MLC), an ultra-fine beam shaping device for radiosurgery.
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