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Bellin Health says vaccine for polio virus may not be safe

Health authorities in India are urging the country to reconsider the safety of a vaccine developed for the pandemic that has been linked to serious side effects.The vaccine, which was approved by the World Health Organization last year, has not been shown to reduce the rate of polio in children, who are generally not protected…


How to save on health insurance costs in 2018

Health insurance companies and state regulators are considering new rules that would require them to spend a higher percentage of their premiums on preventive care and preventative care for people with pre-existing conditions.The changes are a step in the right direction, said Michael B. Thomas, an associate professor of public policy at George Washington University…


Anthem says it’s staying with Humana, leaving other insurers

Anthem said Tuesday that it’s keeping the remaining of its Humana health insurer, the second major insurer to announce it’s pulling out of the nation’s largest health insurer.Anthem said it will continue to operate its Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, but will no longer offer health coverage through Humana.Anthem, based in Indianapolis, was the nation…


How to fix health care for people who need it

People with high blood pressure and high cholesterol are often put on drugs and surgery to lower their blood pressure.They also have heart attacks and strokes.Some of those drugs and surgeries can increase the risk of blood clots, a condition that can lead to death.People with these conditions have to be watched closely during their…


‘A really sick man’: Family of Man in critical condition after falling from tower

An emergency services spokeswoman says the man who fell from the top of the tower on Wednesday has died.Key points:Emergency services spokeswoman Kate Mott said a woman who had been in the building for about an hour was in critical but stable condition.A woman in the tower’s lobby was also in critical, but stable, condition.The…


How to avoid a ‘health insurance death spiral’

A health insurance death is the opposite of a cliffhanger, as the insurance company will either have to pay out the money or cut you off, according to a new study.The article below will help you avoid a health insurance “death spiral” and the next one in the series, “Insurance death spiral,” will help to…


Why you need to tune in to the latest health news

Health care is a big business and as a result, the number of doctors and hospitals that can handle the growing volume of patients has grown significantly over the past several years.However, it’s important to keep in mind that not every patient has the right to receive the care they need.In the case of chronic…


How to stop the mental health crisis in the US

In a country where mental illness is at the forefront of national debates about race and class, health care workers are grappling with a mental health epidemic that has killed nearly a quarter of all Americans between ages 18 and 64.The numbers underscore a challenge facing public health officials across the country: The stigma that…


Which Health IT Companies Are You More Interested In?

Health information technology companies have a lot of money on their hands.They are competing against a slew of new products and services, which in turn will be competing against each other.There is also a lot riding on the success of new technologies, including new medical products and technology, and new medical software.We’re looking at which…


Top nails health plan offers free nail care and salon service

Upmc Health plans is offering nail care services free to customers, including the ability to take your nails care with the salon.Upmc is offering the services to customers who want to get a manicure or pedicure.It’s an option customers who have a nail health plan who are looking for nail care.“You can get manicures at…


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