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SteveD./Flickr Evolution Lake at Kings Canyon National Park Air pollution in national parks is at a three-year high, and two California parks have recorded the worst readings, according to a report by the National Parks Conservation Association.
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Main Street Alliance Supports Paid Sick Days By admin on August 23, 2011 The Main Street Alliance voted recently to officially endorse a new issue: paid sick days.
Forms of tuberculosis are spreading at an alarming rate in Europe and will kill thousands unless health authorities halt the pandemic, the World Health Organisation has said.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The number of people who lacked health insurance last year climbed to 49.9 million, up from 49 million in 2009, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
The numbers drop even further among actively practicing primary-care doctors: 382 in internal medicine, 307 in pediatrics, 119 in obstetrics and gynecology, and 110 in family practice. The report provides what board officials say is the first detailed snapshot of the physician workforce in the District. It was drawn from a survey during license renewal last fall and early this year.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a press conference regarding the health care reform law.
Measuring the overall health of populations allows public health leaders to better allocate resources to areas of greatest need. In this article, authors Remington and Booske note the inextricable ways improving the health of an individual is tied to improving the health of their community. The authors discuss how the measurement of the health of communities has changed over time to include multiple determinants of health and the social-ecological framework. Both America’s Health Ranking and the Wisconsin County Health Rankings are efforts to apply a broad framework to both measure and monitor overall health in the United States.
Ask the average person what they associate with personality disorders and you get a blank stare or description of a human chameleon capable of changing from normality to social menace in the blink of an eye.
(KAREN BLEIER) We have a lot of numbers to estimate how many people will gain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it will hover around 34 million, with 24 million purchasing coverage through the new health exchange marketplaces. We think, based on a study published this week and the Massachusetts experience, that the majority of the uninsured plan to comply with health reform’s mandated purchase of health insurance.
3,497 Pages of Documents Include HHS Correspondence and Internal Emails Regarding Obamacare Waivers
by Michelle Ye Hee Lee - Oct. 11, 2011 12:00 AM The Arizona Republic
By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services We know that young adults are the age group most likely to be uninsured and before health reform was enacted, many young Americans lost their health insurance when they left home or graduated from school.
Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/16/2011 Sep 16, 2011 11:00 AM EDT