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  1. More public health interventions required to tackle grim reaper of 'lifestyle' diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    More public health interventions, along the lines of the smoking ban, are needed to tackle Britain's devastating toll of 'lifestyle' diseases, including heart disease and cancer , according to academics. A new paper, by Dr Stanley Blue, lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Manchester, claims that there needs to be a shift in public health policy, with less focus on efforts to change individual behaviour and more attention on breaking social habits and practices that are blindly leading us into bad health.

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  2. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Members 1st and others announce new...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Trade Talk showcases the businesses in the midstate and the people who make them work. From companies who make iconic products to the small family businesses and everyone in between, we have a little bit of everything in the midstate.

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  3. On Native GroundHEALTH Care in America: Still the Worst in the WorldRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | American Reporter

    While the Affordable Care Act made a bit of difference in giving more Americans access to health care, the reality remains that the United States has the worst health care system in the developed world. This conclusion is that of the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that's done health care policy research for decades.

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  4. Smoking, Drinking And Eating: It's Not About Your FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Diseases linked to smoking tobacco, a lack of exercise, drinking alcohol and eating unhealthily are on the rise , even though we have more information than ever before on the risks involved. All indications are that these so-called "lifestyle" diseases are defeating efforts to persuade people to make the right choices; maybe it's time for a different approach.

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  5. Ona's fate remains unclear - PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said he has no knowledge on whether Health Secretary Enrique Ona will be returning to his job. "Ang batid ko ay patuloy 'yung pag-aaral doon sa mga usapin na naipahayag hinggil sa implementation of public health policy.

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  6. Academics say more public health interventions needed to tackle 'lifestyle' diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    More public health interventions, along the lines of the smoking ban, are needed to tackle Britain's devastating toll of 'lifestyle' diseases, including heart disease and cancer, according to academics. A new paper, by Dr Stanley Blue, lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Manchester, claims that there needs to be a shift in public health policy, with less focus on efforts to change individual behaviour and more attention on breaking social habits and practices that are blindly leading us into bad health.

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  7. Sustainable Development EconomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals.

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  8. Jamie Van Leeuwen helps with policy change in Colorado and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... zone, and the bus just slid off the road," said Birch, executive director of Colorado's health care policy and financing department. "He woke me up to say, 'Here are our coordinates; can you call the Centers for Disease Control to see what we should ...

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  9. More public health interventions required to tackle grim reaper of 'lifestyle' diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    More public health interventions, along the lines of the smoking ban, are needed to tackle the devastating toll of 'lifestyle' diseases, including heart disease and cancer, according to academics. A new paper, by Dr Stanley Blue, lecturer in Social Sciences at The University of Manchester, claims that there needs to be a shift in public health policy, with less focus on efforts to change individual behaviour and more attention on breaking social habits and practices that are blindly leading us into bad health.

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  10. Crisis In Pharma R&D: It Costs $2.6 Billion To Develop A New Medicine; 2.5 Times More Than In 2003Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    ... policy for National Review. The other contributors to The Apothecary are: Josh Archambault, Director of Health Care Policy at the Pioneer Institute in Boston; Robert Book of the American Action Forum; Chris Conover, Research Scholar in the Center ...

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  11. Mixed messages over $7 GP feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    Confusion reigns over the future of the unpopular GP co-payment amid suggestions it will be shelved or that the government could seek to bypass a hostile Senate to introduce some version of the policy through regulation. The Australian Medical Association has called on the government to declare its position, noting that Health Minister Peter Dutton had this week ruled out the possibility the government would bypass the Senate because it had legal advice indicating it could not introduce the fee without legislation.

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  12. UCSF develops sugar science site to improve nation's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Cape Cod Times

    The University of California at San Francisco has unveiled a repository of sugar science, designed to collect the evidence against sweetened foods and disseminate that information to the public. The goal: persuade people to boot fructose and most other refined sugars out of their diets to protect their health - and not just their waistlines.

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  13. OP-ED | Court Case Pushed By Think Tank Could Leave Uninsured Out In The ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured - and consequently lose access to affordable health care - if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of Obamacare in a case that hinges on the interpretation of a single sentence in the law. But if that's the price that has to be paid to impose an ideology that worships the so-called free market no matter what the cost, so be it, say the folks at a libertarian influence shop in Washington.

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  14. Genentech Defends Supply Shift for Top Cancer DrugsRead the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    Genentech, the biotechnology unit of Roche, has decided to allow only a handful of distributors to supply three of the world's most-used cancer drugs. Now, the company is facing scrutiny as the health care industry cites delays and cost increases, according to a Reuters report.

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  15. FDA Postpones Review of Multiple Myeloma Compound PanobinostatRead the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    The FDA has extended its priority review period by up to 3 months for the new drug application for panobinostat in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone for patients with previously treated multiple myeloma. The NDA for panobinostat was submitted in March 2014.

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  16. CDC Report: Only 30% of Americans With HIV Have Virus in CheckRead the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    Just 30% of Americans with human immunodeficiency virus infection had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer receiving care, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The new findings underscore the importance of making sure people with HIV receive ongoing care, treatment, and other information and tools that help prevent transmission to others, as well as the need to reach more people with HIV testing, according to the agency.

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  17. New insurance enrollment period opens in W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Coal Valley News

    Two weeks after finishing her college graduate studies in 2011, Schultz was diagnosed with bone cancer. Because she was under age 26 at the time, she was able to use her parents' insurance plan.

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  18. The Case for Balance BillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Library of Economics and Liberty

    ... or a small percent of the price. The main thing I learned in my two years as the senior economist for health care policy with President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers is that health care costs so darn much because we pay so darn little for ...

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  19. Milken Institute School of Public Health Launches Lecture Series on Health Policy TopicsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newswise

    ... The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy fosters public discussion around health care policy to benefit the public good. Through research, white papers and other projects, the Foundation serves as an honest, independent ...

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  20. Public Drug Plans Are Rationing Access to New Drugs for Cost Reasons, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Market Wire

    Public drug plans across Canada are rationing access to new drugs for cost reasons. However, a new study published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute concludes that spending on innovative medicines is affordable when adjusted for population, inflation and GDP -- and especially when compared to the growth and size of other healthcare costs.

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