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From The Editor: One Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

admin November 8, 2018

As I sit here still coughing and sniffling, the flu bug trying desperately to keep its hold on my immune system, I’d like to make a brief observation. My observation is about the flu shot. If I were a conspiracy theorist, which I am not, I could see the validity of the argument that flu… Continue Reading »

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From The Editor: A lot can happen in a year

admin November 8, 2018

I want to thank you for making Care411’s first year of virtual life a successful one. Moving forward, we will be playing with different formats and content creation. We are currently working on a weekly video show as well. Stay tuned for an even better 2013! Oh, by the way, did you see that the Scooter… Continue Reading »

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From the Editor: Act Now, Say Sorry Later

admin November 8, 2018

For most of us who grew up with parents who actually embraced the responsibilities of parenting, we were taught the basics: Say “please, thank you, you’re welcome, and I’m sorry.” Maybe not all at once, but you get the idea. I tried to come up with some smartass play on the USA acronym where the… Continue Reading »

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From The Editor: Media Responsibility

admin November 8, 2018

Greetings from the East Coast. Every time I visit this side of the country, I remark on the historical significance of the architecture, landmarks, and overall culture. I also seem to come here when they have historic freezing temperatures. I was in New York city when they had their coldest winter in 35 year, and… Continue Reading »

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From The Editor: Hell For Bell

admin October 30, 2018

If you live your life connected to the internet, you’ve probably heard about Pastor Alois Bell and her recent visit to Applebee’s Restaurant where she and 19 of her congregants dined on standard American cuisine. Ms. Bell, whose physique may suggest frequent dining out, was apparently new to the concept of the automatic gratuity added… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act: Marginally Affordable?

admin October 30, 2018

The Affordable Care Act is the largest change to health care in four decades, a huge coup for the lowest income individuals and families who currently put off going to the doctor or filling much needed prescriptions. For these folks, if you are at or below the poverty line, you may continue to receive Medicaid… Continue Reading »

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February 15 | Week in Review

admin October 30, 2018

Headlines Obama Addresses Raising Minimum Wage, Indirect Impact for Home Care Workers Aetna, Univita Partnering to Help Reduce Preventable Rehospitalizations HRT could delay dementia HIV positive patients not disclosing infection to NHS staff Subtle genetic changes found in dengue virus Gluten-free food should be scrapped Kidney transplants riskier for obese patients A search engine tool… Continue Reading »

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Week in Review | May 6, 2013

admin October 30, 2018

Headlines Oral drops can give kids needle-free relief from asthma, allergies Medicaid coverage improved healthcare utilization, but not outcomes Targeted screening can reduce spread of C. diff infection Capitol Hill Caught Up In Health Act’s Sticky Situation Political Battle Over Health Law Starts Next Chapter Foster care a sound choice for some maltreated children Portable…. Continue Reading »

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Week in Review | May 13, 2013

admin October 30, 2018

Headlines President Asks Moms For Help Promoting Obamacare Better dyes for imaging technology Hospital safety shows little progress Integrated care: The bridge between quality and efficiency Dramatically Different Medicare Bills Set Hospitals Thinking New 3-D technology to treat atrial fibrillation War spawns new approaches for wounded service members’ pain care U.S. has highest first-day infant… Continue Reading »

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Week in Review | May 20, 2013

admin October 30, 2018

Headlines Attacking MRSA with metals from antibacterial clays Nearly Half The Country Doesn’t Know Health Law Exists Swell Of Goodwill For First Medicare Chief Confirmed Since 2004 Gosnell Verdict Raises Questions About Access To Abortions Researchers shocked by new statistics on head injuries among people who are homeless Massachusetts’ health care reform didn’t raise hospital… Continue Reading »

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