CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.
 
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
WASHINGTON

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
 
ALBANY

New Yorkers lag as potential organ donors

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fewer New Yorkers have signed up as organ donors than most Americans, prompting the state to seek help boosting enrollment and shortening its list of patients who die waiting.
 
CAPITAL REGION

St. Peter’s, Ellis ally vs. diabetes

Monday, July 28, 2014
Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners are teaming up once again, this time to launch a new physicians practice designed to fight the region’s growing incidence of diabetes.
 
Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US
NEW YORK

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

Monday, July 28, 2014
U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
 
Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says
NEW YORK

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

Monday, July 28, 2014
When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Online medical record access becoming available in Capital Region

Monday, July 28, 2014
In less than a week, residents of the Capital Region should be able to start accessing their medical records online, thanks to the launch of Hixny’s Secure Patient Portal.
 
Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers
MIAMI

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Insurance agents, health counselors and attorneys interviewed around the country have said they received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.
 
HIV pills show promise to prevent infection

HIV pills show promise to prevent infection

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.
 
Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue
WASHINGTON

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
 
AMSTERDAM

St. Mary’s in Amsterdam seeks lead as kids’ health home

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

St. Mary’s Healthcare of Amsterdam wants to lead a regional version of a new state initiative designed to deliver better health care to children.
 
CHICAGO

Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

Monday, July 21, 2014
Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests
 

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

Saturday, July 19, 2014
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
 
Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

Saturday, July 19, 2014
The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has ramped up attention on unregulated caffeine powder, leading federal health authorities to warn consumers to stay away from the substance.

 
AMSTERDAM

St. Mary’s nurses seeking union representation

Thursday, July 17, 2014
About 50 St. Mary’s Hospital nurses gathered outside the facility Wednesday to publicly declare their desire to form a union and to join the New York State Nurses Association.
 
 

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