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Format: 2014-07-11
Format: 2014-07-11

Social welfare statistics for 2013

11 Jul 2014
Over 1.4 million people got social welfare payments in 2013 and the total cost was €20.28 billion. When additional payments for spouses, partners and children are included over 2.2 million people...

No increase in complications found in pregnant women with primary biliary cirrhosis

11 Jul 2014
A majority of women with primary biliary cirrhosis had successful pregnancies and minimal complications at childbirth, according to data from a recent study. Annarosa Floreani, MD, division of...

Shortage in child mental health beds

11 Jul 2014
NHS England says it does not know how many hospital beds are needed to deal with increasing demand for children's mental health services.

Physicians dominated leadership, ownership roles in ACOs

11 Jul 2014
Accountable Care Organizations are largely led by physicians or physician and hospital partnership, a new study published in Health Affairs shows. “The broad reach of physician leadership in ACOs has...

Stigma a big issue in mental health disability

10 Jul 2014
Stigma continues to be a major issue for people with emotional, psychological and mental health (EPMH) disabilities, a new report has revealed. According to the report, which was published by the...

Obscure Rule Restricts Health Law’s Expansion of Care for Addicts

10 Jul 2014
The Affordable Care Act says substance abuse treatment as an “essential health benefit,” but an older law is making residential care hard to get.

Health warning over Ramadan fasting

10 Jul 2014
The Muslim Council of Great Britain says Muslims who fast during Ramadan - despite being ill - may be putting their health at risk.

Young adults suggest six ways to improve HealthCare.gov

10 Jul 2014
Young adults represent a significant portion of the uninsured population, and have been the focus of recruitment initiatives as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s first open...

Young adults suggest six ways to improve HealthCare.gov

10 Jul 2014
Young adults represent a significant portion of the uninsured population, and have been the focus of recruitment initiatives as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s first open...

The New Old Age Blog: Where Older People Are Gloomy About Their Health

10 Jul 2014
Older adults in the South believe their health to be worse than those in the Northeast and Midwest, government researchers find.

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