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  1. More Than 3,000 September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... with these tragedies." The VCF is one of the two programs established by the Zadroga Act, according to 9/11 HealthWatch . The Act reopened the VCF, which provides compensation to 9/11 victims who developed eligible illnesses as a result of exposure ...

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  2. Healthwatch: Autism Genes StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    New research suggests the genetics of Autism are more complicated than previously thought. It's estimated that 1 in 68 children have Autism, but what is causing this? Autism is known to run in families, so previously experts believed that siblings inherited the same Autism-predisposing genes, but new research finds that's not the case.

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  3. Healthwatch: Oklahoma Infectious Disease UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Oklahoma department of health is monitoring four people who are at low-risk for Ebola. And now, Oklahoma has a bio-containment care unit for Ebola and other infectious diseases.

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  4. NHS crisis: 4,000 beds blocked every DAY as patients have nowhere to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    Delayed transfers of care, or bed blocking, occur when a patient is clinically ready to leave but stays because there is no care at home or in the community Healthwatch chief Anna Bradley said: "This is further evidence of a system that is under growing pressure and struggling to cope." And British Medical Association chief Dr Mark Porter added: "A shortage of social care beds creates 'exit block' in hospitals , meaning patients can't be discharged.

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  5. Doctors set to take on A 40m health budgetRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Portsmouth Today

    ... in public, be chaired by a lay member, and include someone from the local council and patient watchdog group Healthwatch. A presentation was delivered at the Fareham and Gosport CCG on the plans by Sara Tiller, chief development officer for the ...

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  6. Healthwatch: Measles UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The measles outbreak linked to Disney theme parks in California is growing. There are now several dozen cases of the dangerous disease in five states.

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  7. Healthwatch: Measles OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The measles outbreak that started in California is growing. There are now several dozen cases of the dangerous disease in five states.

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  8. Parker Waichman LLP Comments on Updated Statistics from the September ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | PRWeb

    ... this compensation is for those who have become ill as a result of toxic dust exposure." According to 9/11 HealthWatch , the re-opened VCF and World Trade Center Health programs were both created through the Zadroga Act. The VCF provides compensation ...

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  9. Health board to hold meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... of senior health and social care leaders as well as clinicians and service user representatives groups such as Healthwatch. The agenda and papers for the meeting are available at www.bettercareleicester.nhs.uk . Space is limited to 50 attendees and ...

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  10. Hospitals celebrate 'good' ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Crewe Guardian

    The Care Quality Commission inspected Leighton Hospital, in Crewe, the Victoria Infirmary Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford twice in October and has now published its report. A team of 38 inspectors spoke to patients, visitors,carers, staff and the public and sought views of other NHS organisations and partners like clinical commissioning groups, NHS England, Health Education England, the General Medical Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Royal Colleges and the local Healthwatch team.

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  11. Tickets for film about transgender concernsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Portsmouth Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. As a result Healthwatch has created a 15-minute video called Listening to the Transgender Community and will show it at a dinner fundraising event.

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  12. Parker Waichman LLP Supports Continued Efforts to Reauthorize the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | PRWeb

    ... Mark-Viverito (Democrat-Manhattan/Bronx) respectively, in addition to two other members. According to 9/11 HealthWatch , the Zadroga Act authorized two programs: The World Trade Center Health Program and the re-opened September 11th Victim ...

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  13. Autism Speaks Funds Development of Powerful Communication App:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | PRWeb

    ... combined with a communication app." InnerVoice was recently featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly HealthWatch, which features the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Tropeano, a health expert and host of ...

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  14. High praise for 'warm and friendly' Leominster Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Hereford Times

    Little things like a health care assistants seen helping patients drink, cutting a pear up into small pieces for one to enjoy and dicing vegetables for another to digest more easily. The assessment - due to be presented to Herefordshire Council 's health scrutiny committee - was made under the 'Enter and View' principles allowing Healthwatch representatives into health and social care environments to collect the views of service users and see service delivery at first hand.

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  15. High praise for "warm and friendly" Leominster Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Ledbury Reporter

    Little things like a health care assistants seen helping patients drink, cutting a pear up into small pieces for one to enjoy and dicing vegetables for another to digest more easily. The assessment - due to be presented to Herefordshire Council 's health scrutiny committee - was made under the 'Enter and View' principles allowing Healthwatch representatives into health and social care environments to collect the views of service users and see service delivery at first hand.

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  16. High praise for 'warm and friendly' Leominster Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Ledbury Reporter

    Little things like a health care assistants seen helping patients drink, cutting a pear up into small pieces for one to enjoy and dicing vegetables for another to digest more easily. The assessment - due to be presented to Herefordshire Council 's health scrutiny committee - was made under the 'Enter and View' principles allowing Healthwatch representatives into health and social care environments to collect the views of service users and see service delivery at first hand.

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  17. The 'smart' shirt that could save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Reuters

    ... heart activity and sends alerts of abnormalities directly to patients and their doctors on their mobile phones. HealthWatch, the Israeli company behind the shirt, says speeding up diagnosis and treatment could be invaluable. HealthWatch Vice ...

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  18. Volunteer Nazma can't stop caringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... hearings, Voluntary Action Swindon and Broadgreen Organisation for Neighbourhood Development, being a member of Healthwatch and representing it on the steering group for nutrition at Great Western Hospital . She is a Churchfields Academy governor ...

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  19. ECG shirt warns wearer of heart problems via smartphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Reuters

    ... heart activity and sends alerts of abnormalities directly to patients and their doctors on their mobile phones. HealthWatch, the Israeli company behind the shirt, says speeding up diagnosis and treatment could be invaluable. HealthWatch Vice ...

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  20. a Smarta shirt to alert wearers of heart problemsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | The Washington Post

    Israeli company HealthWatch is getting ready to release a shirt that monitors heart activity and sends alerts of abnormalities directly to patients and their doctors via cell phone.

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