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The Florida Health Care Association is the largest nursing home organization in the state. The Florida Health Care Association has hired Susan E. Anderson as its Director of Government Affairs, the association announced Tuesday. Anderson comes to the FHCA from LeadingAge Florida, another...


WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- Rep. Cynthia Axne, D-Iowa, issued the following news release on Sept. 20, 2021: Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) highlighted data showing Iowans saved $2,100,000 on their health care premiums through affordability provisions included in the American Rescue Plan. The data, released...



If you’re approved for even one week of unemployment compensation in 2021, you qualify for a premium subsidy that will cover the cost of the two lowest-cost Silver plans in the marketplace in your area. | Image: sitthiphong / stock.adobe.com Most Americans under the age of 65 get their health insur...


What Is Ketamine? Ketamine, also known as Special K or Super K, is a short-acting anesthetic drug with hallucinogenic effects. It can change how you perceive sights and sounds, make you feel like you’re not in control, and make you feel detached from the world around you or any pain you’re feelin...


September 21, 2021 - 12:05 BST hellomagazine.com Hugh Bonneville looks so different in his latest snap  Hugh Bonneville has shared a photo showing off his weight loss - and fans commented on the snap with some saying that they hardly recognised the  Downton Abbey   star!...


In 2016, Isis Mabel, of Mexico, was in her 20s and wanted to improve her English. On advice from an aunt, she enrolled with an au pair agency to come to the United States to live with a family and care for the children. The job typically pays about $200 a week on top of lodging and meals. Along wi...


CHICAGO — Over the last few months, vaccination rates in the U.S. have stalled. Now, instead of hefty financial incentives, some companies are moving toward mandates and penalties. With more than 40 million infections and 670,000 deaths, millions of American workers have yet to be convinced that...


These challenges go hand in hand with our ongoing national psychiatrist shortage. According to the National Council for Mental Wellbeing’s exhaustive 2017 report, by 2025, between 6090 and 15,600 additional psychiatrists would need to be added to the workforce to meet projected demand.2 Those stati...


(CNN)Brown trout can become addicted to the illegal drug methamphetamine when it accumulates in waterways, according to new research. Researchers led by Pavel Horky, a behavioral ecologist from the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, set out to investigate whether illicit drugs alter fis...


Imai et al. (1) have characterized yet another variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for COVID-19, this one originating in Brazil. The good news is that it appears that vaccines currently available are still expected to provide protection aga...


Results from a new study indicate that a person’s ability to shed pounds could have to do with what’s in their guts – specifically, their microbiome. Microbiome are microorganisms that help us break down food and each has an army of these tiny assistants. Researchers from the Institute for Systems...


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — New federal funding is going to help a West Virginia non-profit reach thousands of uninsured state residents sign up for Obamacare. Jeremy Smith West Virginia Navigator has provided free enrollment assistance since 2015. The organization will receive $1 million per year for...


LANCASTER - The Fairfield County commissioners reached a settlement for $7.3 million with the Franklin County Health Insurance Cooperative regarding a past health insurance pool, or reserve, of $8.5 million. The county won the $8.5 million judgment against the cooperative regarding the payment...


A look at the latest apps, smart watches, and more for better health. In 2007, Steve Jobs changed the world—and medical care—by introducing the iPhone. The iPad followed in 2010, and the Apple Watch in 2015.1 We now have hundreds of smartphone-based medical applications; we can dictate into the...