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A New Generation of Insured Children: Will They Be Better Adults?

Heather Langone May 8, 2013

How will the changing face of insurance change the next generation as they go out into the world as adults? Will providing both preventative and long term healthcare for all children regardless of a parent’s ability to pay do more than take care of the basic flu vaccinations or treat the basic cold? Think about… Continue Reading »

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The Week in Review | May 6, 2013

Heather Langone May 6, 2013

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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Women’s Health Group Says Obama Disappoints

Heather Langone May 3, 2013

The Obama administration on Wednesday appealed a federal judge’s order to lift age restrictions on who can buy the morning-after birth control pill without a doctor’s prescription.In appealing the ruling, the administration made clear that Obama is sticking to his re-election campaign stance that young girls shouldn’t have over the counter access to emergency contraceptives…. Continue Reading »

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No Fear from Pres. as Obamacare Looms Near

Heather Langone April 30, 2013

According to an article just released in The New York Times, Obama went on record in defense of the health care law. He says it is “working fine.” But is it really? There have been reams of provisions, revisions, and even revisions to revisions as well as regulations and IRS explanations. Proponents would say that… Continue Reading »

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Week in Review | April 29, 2013

Heather Langone April 29, 2013

Headlines Horror and heroism: Watching Boston while 3,000 miles from home Heart failure costs will double by 2030, warns heart association 500 groups urge Congress to kill IPAB CMS rejects delaying Pioneer ACOs’ performance-based pay Passion and purpose: Taking healthcare to new levels New study confirms link between weight loss and blood pressure for individuals… Continue Reading »

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Bed Bugs at Hospitals?!

Heather Langone April 26, 2013

You may think, “An article about bed bugs? What does that have to do with health care?” The answer: the pesky critters are invading hospital beds. And unlike the Motel 6, if you are sick enough to be admitted, you probably can’t check out! According to an article run today in MarketWatch, hospitals are seeing… Continue Reading »

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