Home Health Leaders: Medicare Proposed Rule Could Result in Nearly $100 Billion in Total Cuts to Home Health Benefit

SOURCE: Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Representatives of the nation’s three leading home health organizations – National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA), and Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare...
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Experimental drug cures 70 percent of patients with hepatitis C

From: RawStory.com An experimental drug combination cured 70 percent of patients with hepatitis C in early trials, offering hope of a simpler remedy for the chronic liver disease, US researchers said Tuesday. The phase II trial described in the Journal of the American Medical...
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Mastectomy Scar Pioneer Undergoes Pioneering Reconstructive Surgery

Source: CBS News …Even in the age of social media, few would release a stunningly revealing self-portrait for ALL THE WORLD TO SEE. But twenty years ago, one courageous woman believed she had a very good reason to do just that. Martha Teichner reports. On Sunday, August 15,...
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My first experience with Obamacare

By Tb92, Daily Kos My Uncle was a good man. He was loyal to his wife and patiently cared for her quadriplegic son. He was Christian in the old fashioned sense of being kind and generous. He worked hard as a appliance repair man, and his customers trusted him. He was quiet and...
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A New Weapon Against Osteoporosis: Weighted Vests?

By Laura Johannes, Wall Street Journal.com The Claim: Wearing a weighted vest can boost the amount of bone mass built while walking. Running or jumping with a vest may provide even more benefit. The Verdict: Several small studies have shown exercise with a weighted vest increases...
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