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Abortion is prohibited in Kenya except under certain circumstances, forcing hundreds of thousands of women underground every year to receive treatment. But it's not just these women who are putting their lives in danger: Late last week, the Kenyan high...
From: Mother Jones | By: Alex Park | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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  ©Jenny Warburg Joy Boothe (in black pants) at a sit-in outside the office North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger in June 2014, protesting Republican education cuts. When Joy Boothe showed up at last week’s Moral Monday rally in...
From: The American Prospect | By: Barry Yeoman | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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  ©Jenny Warburg Joy Boothe (in black pants) at a sit-in outside the office North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger in June 2014, protesting Republican education cuts. When Joy Boothe showed up at last week’s Moral Monday rally in...
From: The American Prospect | By: Barry Yeoman | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock indices finished Tuesday with a fizzle on quarter-end squaring and profit-taking as the S&P 500 atook a dive for the month. For the quarter though, all three major benchmarks closed outahigher. a The S&P managed...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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From ISIS to the VA to the Affordable Care Act, the president always seems to find a scapegoat for his administration's failings....
From: The Atlantic | By: Josh Kraushaar | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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There are many things that get blamed for teen pregnancy, from rap music to kids liking 16 and Pregnant a little too much, but the main cause is not actually that exciting: poor contraception use. Teenagers, even more than adults, need contraception...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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by Alizah Salario Do you remember that time, when you searched desperately under the couch cushions for $10,000 in spare change in order to pay for freezing your eggs? There’s a new alternative, and you don’t have to break the bank if you want to...
From: The Billfold | By: Alizah Salario | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Carlyle has closed about $571 million for its fourth CLO fund of this year. This CLO will invest mostly in senior secured bank loans. Wells Fargo arranged the CLO.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The pitfalls of relying on temperature screenings to keep infected individuals from flying...
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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US District Judge Ronald White said the IRS lacked the authority to enact a regulation that allows the federal government to provide tax credits to qualified health care policyholders through health care exchanges....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Jeffrey Brenner doesn’t believe in blaming a person for showing up at an emergency room for a cold or an ear infection, even if the illness could have been treated in a doctor’s office at much lower cost. Instead, he faults the health care system,...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Lisa Gillespie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Coalition BSP – Left-Wing Bulgaria has vowed in its election program to fight injustice committed by “the few percent” having most of the power. Led by the BSP and including a number of smaller left-wing parties, the coalition calls on voters to...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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CNBC is reporting that Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has stated that it is treating a patient for the Ebola virus. The patient had recently traveled back from Liberia where the disease is spreading nearly without control. The person was not symptomatic...
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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ON SUNDAY the Tigers, Detroit’s baseball team, qualified for the World Series playoffs (pictured). Fans hope this could be the Tigers’ year. Some see this as yet another sign that things are taking a turn for the better in this otherwise beleaguered,...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Kalev Leetaru considers the role that online data – even blogs – could have in halting diseases like Ebola: It turns out that monitoring the spread of Ebola can teach us a lot about what we missed — and how data mining, translation, and the non-Western...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A federal judge has sided with Oklahoma in its lawsuit challenging some subsidies offered to people who buy insurance under the health care law.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In apparent first for the S.E.C., the agency built the case on the premise that a hedge fund’s private investment playbook amounted to inside information....
From: New York Times | By: BEN PROTESS and ALEXANDARA STEVENSON | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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My American parents are looking forward to their retirement in a few years, and for a variety of reasons are contemplating retiring in Europe - likely the UK, or possibly Germany/Austria. Is this possible?Could they rent an apartment in the UK for the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ClaireBear | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Could the Netflix model work in health care? A doctor's office in Rochester, New York is aiming to find out. Good MD, a primary care office set up this year, charges patients a single, flat monthly fee for unlimited visits. Monthly charges are based...
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Lucy Flores is the two-term Democratic Assemblywoman from Las Vegas who is fighting for the Lt. Governorship of Nevada this November. Her opponent is a well-heeled Republican who was the chief counsel in Gov. Sandoval's attempt to overturn the Affordable...
From: Daily Kos | By: Susan Grigsby | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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But a third of countries are not meeting the needs of their growing aging populations
From: Time | By: Alexandra Sifferlin | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A conservative legal scholar's surprisingly convincing case against the Constitution.
From: Reason | By: Gene Healy | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Alimera Sciences Inc. aclosedaup 1.69% to $5.42 on Tuesday after the company announced it had received a $25 million advance from Hercules Technology Growth Capitala . The advance will allow Alimera to pay for its milestone...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A legal setback for the Affordable Care Act, but the important arguments on this issue lie in higher courts.
From: Gone Hollywood | By: Doug Mataconis | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Demonstrators for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant in outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court, which has set aside six hours over three days, will hear...
From: Forbes | By: Peter J Reilly | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Deepening the controversy over tax subsidies to help lower-income workers obtain health insurance, a federal trial judge in Oklahoma on Tuesday barred those credits for individuals who shop for coverage on marketplaces run by the federal government,...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Lyle Denniston | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants are highly effective at preventing pregnancy and safe for women of all ages. Many think they are the ideal contraceptive method for adolescent girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in this week. Image:...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Martha Kempner | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Facebook this week announced the formation of the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Client Council to better help serve advertisers in this region. In a post in Spanish on the Facebook for Business blog, the company...
From: Inside Facebook | By: Justin Lafferty | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Addus HomeCare were up 16.99% to $20.24 after the company Oppenheimeraupgraded to "outperform" from "perform" with a $24 price target. Zacks Equity Researchaalso declared the company as "oversold" and noted that it has...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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You may be living under a rock as most of the press is with watching subsidiary actions of big corporations and this one here is huge.  Of late some are now brought under the Optum umbrella so they may or may no longer show as separate subsidiaries...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Not too long ago CMS said such plans should remain flat as far as price increases and once again they were wrong.  CMS needs some new models and obviously Burwell is just in a guessing game as she’s not any better than Sebelius in essence and I have...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Mo Ibrahim Index shows some backslides READ MORE The post Disappointing Data on Good Governance in Africa appeared first on UN Dispatch....
From: UN Dispatch | By: Mark Leon Goldberg | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The AP is reporting that the ebola crisis in Liberia is causing serious stress for the country’s first responders, who are lacking safety equipment to prevent their own infection. Many patients are also refusing to go to a proper facility, creating...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Justin Streight | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Nucleus Global is a leading independent healthcare communications group with approximately 500 employees around the globe. Nucleus Global includes the medical communications agencies MediTech Media™, Health Interactions, Articulate Science, Clinical...
From: Nature | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Nucleus Global is a leading independent healthcare communications group with approximately 500 employees around the globe. Nucleus Global includes the medical communications agencies MediTech Media™, Health Interactions, Articulate Science, Clinical...
From: Nature | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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From an earlier post:"MakerNurses are the problem solvers and patient advocates who live and work in the heart of our healthcare system." Along with others who are working constructively in the face of a raging Ebola epidemic, Fatu Kekula of Liberia...
From: Timbuktu Chronicles | By: Emeka Okafor | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The Paper Store, a specialty gift store based in Acton, Massachusetts, has received a minority growth equity investment from WestView Capital Partners. The Paper Store will continue to be majority-owned and operated by its existing management team....
From: PE Hub | By: Angela Sormani | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Healthcare services provider teams up with CMIC group to establish new joint venture
From: Irish Times | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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[HRW]Kinshasa -Over 100 demobilized combatants, their wives, and children have died from starvation and disease in a remote military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo after officials failed to provide adequate food and health care.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Since we’re on the topic of appalling and bizarre things said by rightwingers, here’s my entry, from this morning’s inbox, with the headline above. It’s from the Foundation for Government Accountability, a Florida thinktank closely linked to...
From: Crooked Timber | By: John Quiggin | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Bulgaria needs ‘urgent, radical reforms’ after October 5 snap vote to achieve sustainable development like other ex-communist EU members, caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki has said.   With Bulgarians going to the polls for a second time in as many...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Health care is a hot topic on the campaign trial for both parties, but 37 percent of Democrats running for Congress don’t even bring up the subject of Obamacare, President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, a Brookings Institution analysis...
From: Free Republic | By: Newsmax | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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By Stock Gazer:Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) came to an agreement about the purchase and sale of Health Savings Accounts (HSA). The deal involves the sale of almost 700,000 accounts to Webster Financial's HSA Bank division. Deposits...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Stock Gazer | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Five hundred feet of coast at Aliso Creek and Aliso County Beach were closed “until further notice” starting Tuesday, according to an announcement from the Orange County Health Care Agency . The stretch of beach was closed because of sewage...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Over 100 demobilized combatants, their wives, and children have died from starvation and disease in a remote military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo after officials failed to provide adequate food and health...
From: Human Rights Watch | By: Human Rights Watch | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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(CNN) -- It can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola. Her father. Her mother. Her sister. Her cousin. Fatu took care of them all, single-handedly...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN Health | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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I took a few of the highlights from this article but the doctor is talking about the increases first of all with his own insurance being pretty big and then continues on to how he will have to adjust for his staff.  As a small employer has has provided...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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@MarcACaputo Coral Gables billionaire and GOP donor Mike Fernandez wants Miami to have the nation's largest U.S. flag, and he's ready to pay as much as $10 million to make it happen. But not everyone's a fan, so Fernandez has...
From: Miami Herald | By: Marc Caputo | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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University announces it will comply with new state regulationLoyola Marymount University in Los Angeles is complying with a State of California mandate to include abortion in the medical services its insurance policy covers, Live Action News reported....
From: Free Republic | By: Aleteia | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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