News aggregator

A spin-out from Google parent company Alphabet aims to help low-income Americans get better health care - CNBC

Health - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:51

CNBC

A spin-out from Google parent company Alphabet aims to help low-income Americans get better health care
CNBC
Sidewalk Labs, the mysterious urban innovation group of Google parent company Alphabet, has spun out a start-up with ambitious plans to rethink health care. The startup, known as Cityblock and known internally at Sidewalk as "CareLab," is focusing on ...

and more »
Categories: Health

HEALTH ALERT: NSW virus outbreak - SmoothFM

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:42

SmoothFM

HEALTH ALERT: NSW virus outbreak
SmoothFM
The rotavirus is a common cause of gastroenteritis for babies and preschoolers - it's contagious through touching contaminated hands or faeces. There have been over 1300 cases recorded by NSW Health this year, with 412 recorded in the last month alone.

and more »
Categories: Health

Google is putting its massive amount of health and disease data to use - CNBC

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:22

CNBC

Google is putting its massive amount of health and disease data to use
CNBC
Consumers flock to Google to learn about health conditions like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In recent years, the search engine has been looking for ways to put its growing volume of health data to use. Google's News Lab, which is designed to ...

Categories: Health

Three things Trump can do right now to lower health-care costs - CNBC

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:05

CNBC

Three things Trump can do right now to lower health-care costs
CNBC
The failed Obamacare repeal and replacement efforts prove that Washington cannot make major changes to health insurance policy right now. But the president can institute three key policies on his own that would make a significant difference in health ...
Overnight Health Care: Dems look to turn ObamaCare tables on GOP in 2018 | Heritage to 'key vote' 20-week abortion ...The Hill

all 240 news articles »
Categories: Health

Health insurance members could be missing out on hundreds of dollars in savings - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:40

NEWS.com.au

Health insurance members could be missing out on hundreds of dollars in savings
NEWS.com.au
New figures crunched by health insurer giant Bupa found customers can save on average about $600 a year by selecting providers where they receive discounts on extras claims — this can reduce annual out-of-pocket fees from about $983 to $397.

Categories: Health

Health insurance members could be missing out on hundreds of dollars in savings - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:40

NEWS.com.au

Health insurance members could be missing out on hundreds of dollars in savings
NEWS.com.au
New figures crunched by health insurer giant Bupa found customers can save on average about $600 a year by selecting providers where they receive discounts on extras claims — this can reduce annual out-of-pocket fees from about $983 to $397.

Categories: Health

State of NSW beaches: Rose Bay, Terrigal, Avoca declared to be in poor health - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:11

ABC Online

State of NSW beaches: Rose Bay, Terrigal, Avoca declared to be in poor health
ABC Online
New South Wales' beaches have received their annual report cards and while grades are mostly strong — with 84 per cent of beaches monitored rated good or very good — three popular beaches have been downgraded. The latest State of the Beaches ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Smart tattoos turn your skin into a health tracker - Engadget

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:43

Engadget

Smart tattoos turn your skin into a health tracker
Engadget
There's a common problem with health-tracking devices like smartwatches: they're not really attached to you, which leaves you relying on a short-lived battery and a wireless connection. Even a self-powered patch has its limits. That's where Harvard and ...

and more »
Categories: Health

NSW rotavirus outbreak the worst in five years - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:33

The Sydney Morning Herald

NSW rotavirus outbreak the worst in five years
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rotavirus is a common cause of gastroenteritis for babies and preschool children and is passed from person to person by touching contaminated hands or faeces. The health department is exploring why the virus hit with such a vengeance this year, saying ...

and more »
Categories: Health

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems - The Conversation US

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:05

The Conversation US

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems
The Conversation US
For a country that spends more than US$3 trillion on health care, we are still dealing with many chronic health problems. Funding for clean water, sidewalks and ...

and more »
Categories: Health

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems - The Conversation US

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 00:51

The Conversation US

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems
The Conversation US
For a country that spends more than US$3 trillion on health care, we are still dealing with many chronic health problems. Funding for clean water, sidewalks and ...

and more »
Categories: Health

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems - The Conversation US

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 00:51

The Conversation US

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems
The Conversation US
Now that the Cassidy-Graham bill has been pulled, it's a good time to think about concrete ways to improve health and health care in our country. Despite advances in medicine, U.S. health care spending grew to US$3.2 trillion in 2015, or 17.8 percent ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Chicken supplier suspends operations after alleged health and safety breaches - Telegraph.co.uk

Health - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 00:34

Telegraph.co.uk

Chicken supplier suspends operations after alleged health and safety breaches
Telegraph.co.uk
One of the largest suppliers of chicken to UK supermarkets has suspended operations after an investigation allegedly revealed a string of health and safety breaches. 2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) said supply will only restart once it is satisfied that ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Cairns still has state's worst record for escaped mental health patients - The Cairns Post

Health - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 19:05

The Cairns Post

Cairns still has state's worst record for escaped mental health patients
The Cairns Post
New figures released by Queensland's chief psychiatrist show the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service has topped the list for the second year in a row for absconded patients from its mental health unit. A total 76 patients went unaccounted ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Mental health patients being taught magic tricks to boost self-esteem - Telegraph.co.uk

Health - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 14:45

Telegraph.co.uk

Mental health patients being taught magic tricks to boost self-esteem
Telegraph.co.uk
Mental health patients are being taught wizardry after nurses said learning magic tricks can boost the self-esteem. The NHS is advertising for “volunteer magicians” to expand the Magic Therapy Project scheme across wards in the North East. Nurses said ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Diabetes Uncovered - Priceline Pharmacy's current Mission Health initiative - SmoothFM

Health - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 13:08

SmoothFM

Diabetes Uncovered - Priceline Pharmacy's current Mission Health initiative
SmoothFM
Right now, Priceline Pharmacy's current Mission Health initiative is Diabetes Uncovered. Many of us still have little or no understanding of our country's fastest growing chronic condition. So, Priceline Pharmacy decided it was time to make a change, ...

Categories: Health

Anorexia, bonespiration, thinspiration: WA health experts worried ... - Perth Now

Health - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 16:01

Perth Now

Anorexia, bonespiration, thinspiration: WA health experts worried ...
Perth Now
A DANGEROUS new social media trend celebrating skeletal bodies with protruding bones has been studied for the first time by eating disorder specialists.

and more »
Categories: Health

ACT Mental Health Week extended to month-long series of free ... - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 14:09

The Canberra Times

ACT Mental Health Week extended to month-long series of free ...
The Canberra Times
Extra demand for mental-health services, particularly for LGBTIQ people suffering as a result of the same-sex marriage survey, has resulted in the extension of ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Fierce health advocate Neroli Ellis moves on | The Mercury - The Mercury

Health - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 14:04

The Mercury

Fierce health advocate Neroli Ellis moves on | The Mercury
The Mercury
IT probably brought a collective sigh of relief from health ministers past, present and future. Neroli Ellis is moving on after 16 years as state secretary of the ...

and more »
Categories: Health

Fierce health advocate Neroli Ellis moves on | The Mercury - The Mercury

Health - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 14:04

The Mercury

Fierce health advocate Neroli Ellis moves on | The Mercury
The Mercury
IT probably brought a collective sigh of relief from health ministers past, present and future. Neroli Ellis is moving on after 16 years as state secretary of the ...

and more »
Categories: Health
Syndicate content