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Diet plans go high tech

Jan 18, 2013
High-tech home health care devices is a huge market right now. What are the latest gadgets and devices you should be aware of?
Posted In: Tech, wifi, devices, health care

Born on Inauguration Day: Health care hits home

Jan 17, 2013
As chaplain at a children's hospital in downtown Chicago, the daughter of a stage-four cancer survivor, and an Inauguration-Day baby, this coming January 20th holds special significance for Ashley-Anne Masters.
Posted In: health care, Barack Obama, inauguration

Employee Benefits in 2013: The good, the bad, and the uncertain

Jan 17, 2013
Will 401(k)s, health care plans, and vacation time benefit at all from the improving job market in 2013? Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell takes a look at possible changes to employee benefits in the year ahead.
Posted In: health care, employee benefits

Where to find a flu shot: Why vaccination shortages occur

Jan 14, 2013
The flu kills thousands every year, and public health officials say that everyone over the age of 6 months should get vaccinated. But every few years it seems like there's a run on flu vaccine. To understand why, you need to look at the vaccine market.
Posted In: flu, vaccine, health care

Study: Still waiting for efficiency gains from electronic medical records

Jan 11, 2013
A new study from the RAND Corporation says electronic medical records haven't saved us what they were supposed to.
Posted In: medical records, health care

FDA requires lower-dose sleeping pills

Jan 10, 2013
So half the dose should mean half the price, right?
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, FDA, health care

Are insurers hiking rates despite health care reform

Jan 9, 2013
California's insurance commissioner has called out Anthem Blue Cross of California for an 'excessive' 11 percent premium increase for some customers.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act

The changing shape of health care in 2013

Dec 31, 2012
Health care reporter Dan Gorenstein shares his thoughts on what's ahead for health care in 2013.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act

Indonesia aims for universal healthcare

Dec 26, 2012
Beginning in January 2014, the Indonesian government will roll out a national health care scheme to cover each and every one of its 240 million citizens.
Posted In: health care, Indonesia

Medical device makers try to stave off new tax

Dec 26, 2012
Medical device makers say the 2.3 percent tax on sales due to start in January will cost jobs. The levy is part of the Obama health care program.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

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