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How Loneliness Affects Our Health
New York Times
The potentially harmful effects of loneliness and social isolation on health and longevity, especially among older adults, are well established. For example, in 2013 I reported on research finding that loneliness can impair health by raising levels of ...


Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention
Given these data, it may not come as a great surprise that a soon-to-be-published review (previewed by its lead author, Brennan Spiegel, on twitter) representing a systematic evaluation of high-quality randomized control trials reportedly finds that ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Scientist studies health problems of Arctic living
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — If one had any doubt that scientist Larry Duffy is a busy man, one need only look at his University of Alaska business card. On one side it reads: Larry Duffy, Director, Resilience and Adaptation Program, while the other side reads: Larry ...

Deadline week crunch for health law sign-ups under Trump
ABC News
The Trump administration came into office looking to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law, but the Affordable Care Act survived. Now the administration is on the hook to deliver a smooth ending to sign-up season, with a crush of customers expected ...
Deadline week crunch for health law

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Toward Better Understanding of How Fathers Contribute to Their Offspring's Health
AAP News
Fathers' time spent involved in child-rearing activities has more than doubled since 1965, necessitating researchers, policy makers, and clinicians to better understand the unique ways in which fathers contribute to child health. Research in the past 2 ...

The Boston Globe

Fenway Health CEO resigns over handling of harassment complaints
The Boston Globe
The chief executive of Fenway Community Health Center resigned Sunday, under pressure from the board of directors, employees, and donors over his handling of complaints that a prominent doctor had allegedly sexually harassed and bullied staff members ...
Fenway Health CEO Resigns Amid Harassment ControversyNECN
Fenway Health CEO quits over sex-claims handlingBoston Herald

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PBS NewsHour

Funding for children's health insurance at risk
PBS NewsHour
That leaves states who administer the program running out of funds and children with uncertain health insurance coverage as the end of the year approaches. Joining me now from Washington D.C. to discuss this is Diane Rowland executive vice president of ...
Funding at risk for children's health insurance, clinicsCrain's Detroit Business
About 390000 Children Could Lose Health Care If Texas Runs Out Of Funding In 2018Texas Public Radio

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Possible merger would put Columbia St. Mary's and Wheaton Franciscan in largest hospital company, Wall Street ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ascension, the parent of Columbia St. Mary's Health System and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, is in talks on a merger that would create the country's largest health system, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Ascension is in talks to combine with ...
Ascension, Providence St. Joseph Health merger would create largest US hospital operatorMarketWatch
Ascension in talks with health system to create hospital giant: reportSt. Louis Business Journal
Report: Providence considering merger that would create the biggest health system in the countryGeekWire

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Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?
Other people have suggested probiotics might help treat vaginal infections in women, or possibly alleviate colic in infants or perhaps prevent eczema in some babies. Probiotics are also being looked at as a possibility to prevent a serious condition in ...

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Generation at risk: America's youngest facing mental health crisis ...
American children's mental health is worrying experts, with one in five kids suffering from a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder.

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