Health & Safety

Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

Dr. Zi Yang Jiang, a head and neck surgeon at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, said he sees one or two cases arising from repressed sneezes each year, making them an "exceedingly rare" occurrence. Jiang said it was bizarre that a ...and more »


Hauppauge health-services firm with 42 employees to close

A Hauppauge health-services provider, which employs 42 people, plans to close in April, according to a state regulatory notice. ArroHealth provides chart retrieval and risk-adjustment services for health plans and provider groups. The announcement of ...


2018-01-15 19:01:21

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Mission Health's virtual care success lies in EHR, telehealth integrated workflow

Since it launched its virtual care telemedicine program in October 2016, Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, has completed 1,200 patient visits. In November 2017, the provider organization saw its highest overall use with 178 total visits; 155 ...

Healthcare IT News

2018-01-15 18:42:59

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Mercy Health piloting new family practice model on Grand Rapids' West Side

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Patients of the newly opened Mercy Health Physician Partners will be greeted by a relaxing scene. An image of the sun setting on Lake Michigan covers the 2-story wall in the lobby. The idea is that taking people to their happy spot ...

2018-01-15 18:14:27

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Citing health, Stavros Anthony ends Nevada congressional bid

Councilman Stavros Anthony leaves the clerk's office after filing his paperwork to run for Las Vegas City Council representing Ward 4 on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Las Vegas City Hall. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)@bizutesfaye. By Colton ...and more »

Las Vegas Review-Journal

2018-01-15 17:35:52

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Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett talks public health and infrastructure

In our continuing series, American Voices, we take a closer look at Oklahoma City to see how national issues are playing out on the local level. During Republican Mayor Mick Cornett's four terms in office, Oklahoma City has created 100,000 new jobs and ...and more »

CBS News

2018-01-15 17:34:00

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