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The Economist

Universal health care, worldwide, is within reach
The Economist
BY MANY measures the world has never been in better health. Since 2000 the number of children who die before they are five has fallen by almost half, to 5.6m. Life expectancy has reached 71, a gain of five years. More children than ever are vaccinated ...

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Science Magazine

New rule could force EPA to ignore major human health studies
Science Magazine
Research looking at everything from links between air pollution and disease to the impact a pesticide has on children's brains could be banned from consideration by environmental regulators under a new policy proposed yesterday by the U.S ...
Pruitt Prepares Block on Scientific Studies That Protect Public HealthEcoWatch
Scott Pruitt Proposes 'Transparency' Rule To Limit The EPA's Use Of Public Health StudiesHuffPost
EPA Administrator Pruitt Proposes Rule To Strengthen Science Used In EPA Regulations | U.S. EPA News Releases ...EPA
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UW Today

UW breaks ground on new population health building
UW Today
Gabino Abarca used to spend his summers hauling 40-pound bags of apples up and down ladders in the tiny central Washington town of Mattawa. Now, the University of Washington senior is conducting research on heat-related illnesses among agricultural ...

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Forbes

Dentacoin Is Providing A Great Model For Blockchain-Based Health Care Startups
Forbes
To solve this problem, Philipp Grenzebach co-founded Dentacoin, an Ethereum blockchain-based cryptocurrency that provides the foundation for “the world's largest blockchain health network.” In this system, the patient pays a small monthly fee to ...



Orlando Sentinel

Holistic mental-health treatments can help, advocates say
Orlando Sentinel
While access to mental health medications abounds and that availability has helped break the stigma surrounding mental health care, some patients are seeking out non-pharmaceutical approaches to mental health management -- either with or without ...
Tennessee works to provide mental health services to everyone who needs itWKRN News 2

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Forbes

Pressure Mounts On Anthem As Rivals Spend Billions On Health Providers
Forbes
Anthem's acquisition of regional health plans may not be enough to satisfy investors and some analysts looking for a big deal to keep up with UnitedHealth Group and Aetna's sale to CVS Health to form a larger company that provides and pays for ...

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New York Times

Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics - The ...
New York Times
Two doses a year of an antibiotic can sharply cut death rates among infants in poor countries, perhaps by as much as 25 percent among the very young, researchers reported on Wednesday. Their large study — of nearly 200,000 children in three African ...

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cleveland.com

Dev4Health conference examines health care solutions through technology
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The former chief technology officer of the United States, Aneesh Chopra, will address Dev4Health, a health technology developers conference coming to downtown Cleveland next week. Chopra, who served as CTO during the former President ...



Texas Tribune

New health survey aims to quantify Hurricane Harvey's physical, mental toll
Texas Tribune
But the precise impact on the population's physical and mental health so far has been largely anecdotal. An information-gathering initiative unveiled Wednesday by Rice University, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Houston Health Department seeks ...

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KATU

Man in mental health crisis situation wounded during shootout with ...
KATU
Several hours of police negotiations with a man experiencing a mental health crisis in the Beaverton-Aloha area ended in gunfire on Wednesday, Beaverton police officials said.Police started medical treatment at the scene before the man was taken to the ...

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