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  • Anti Bullying Links

    - http://www.stopbullying.gov/community/tip_sheets/community_based_prevention.pdf The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that bullying prevention messages are likely to be more effective if they come from many adults in a community and...
  • Brain study hints at how fibromyalgia works

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests. The small new study provides clues to what might be...
  • HHS says 700,000 have lost insurance coverage since May

    WASHINGTON Roughly 700,000 of the more than 8 million people who enrolled in marketplace health insurance plans have lost their coverage, Medicare administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified Thursday before Congress. Her surprise disclosure came during a...
  • U.S. says 7.3 million with Obamacare health plans have paid premiums

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said 7.3 million people were up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under President Barack Obama's healthcare law as of Aug. 15. Republicans have long sought the number...
  • Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

    Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs? That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana....
  • Feds offer lifeline to 115,000 facing loss of health coverage

    WASHINGTON After failing to respond to multiple outreach attempts, more than 100,000 people could lose their federal marketplace health coverage on Sept. 30, while more than three times that many could see their premiums increase, if they fail to verify...
  • App developers seek clearer U.S. health data privacy guidelines

    Developers of apps for mobile devices are asking a U.S. agency to clarify its rules for protecting patient health information to reflect the fast-evolving technology. On Monday, a consortium of start-ups including CareSync, AirStrip and AngelMD, sent a...
  • Missouri lawmaker, wife ask court for contraception insurance exclusion

    ST. LOUIS A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued here Monday before a federal appeals court. Rep. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and his...
  • State Must Keep Health Care Assistance

    State Must Keep Health Care Assistance
    Connecticut, along with the nation, is heading into the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period starting Nov. 15. What's troubling is that our state has no public plan for linking consumers with the in-person assistance that was available a...
  • HHS funds to expand primary care at Southeastern Virginia Health System

    The Southeastern Virginia Health System, SEVHS, was among 25 health centers in Virginia selected to share in more than $5.6 million in federal funding to expand primary care services. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the...
  • Allentown health center gets money to expand services

    An Allentown primary care center is among 38 in Pennsylvania that will receive federal funding to expand access to its services. Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley will receive $197,148, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...