Why you should check your health insurance coverage

The Affordable Care Act has been lauded for its promises to bring down health care costs, but it also has drawn the ire of many conservatives.Some conservatives have even suggested that the law should be repealed.If you don’t like Obamacare, they argue, you should not have insurance, too.The Texas Tribune has teamed up with Kaiser […]

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How to breathe in a breath of fresh air

One of the most common mistakes people make when it comes to inhaling fresh air is to put their nose down.However, when it does happen, it’s often not a bad thing.If you want to get more out of your morning coffee, here are four simple things you can do to help breathe in fresh air.Breathe […]

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Which design ideas are most effective at improving health?

Health connector design concepts can help the health care system communicate to patients and clinicians about a wide range of health conditions.But these ideas can also come at a cost.Designing the health connector is a critical skill for all health professionals.They must be able to communicate with patients about their health, learn about the health […]

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How to Protect Your Health in the 21st Century

On the heels of a record-breaking season of college basketball, which has seen top-25 teams such as Kentucky, Kentucky State, and Florida State, the NCAA will host the College Basketball Awards in Orlando.In an effort to make the awards more appealing to younger fans, the network will be showing the awards live, rather than on […]

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How much is too much for the Oklahoma health department?

Oklahomans are getting the full dose of the state’s medical marijuana laws, and the state health department is doing its best to balance the two mandates.According to documents released Tuesday, Oklahoma’s Department of Health and Human Services has sent nearly 3,000 letters to businesses and medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.The department is asking them […]

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How to talk to your health care provider about your COVID-19 symptoms

More than 30 million people around the world are now infected with COVID, and the virus has already claimed the lives of at least 1.2 billion people.In the U.S., the outbreak is spreading rapidly, with an estimated 5.4 million new infections this week.But for many people, the virus is more of a shock than a […]

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My Atrium Health Gets A New Owner

Texas Health & Science University is closing the doors on its My Atria Health facility, ending its nearly 50-year career as the largest provider of primary care in the state.The news was announced Monday by state health officials, who said they were removing My Atrial Health’s facilities in Dallas, Austin and Fort Worth.“Our health system […]

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What Oregon Health Authority Will Do When It Seeks a $1 Billion Medical Marijuana Fund

A health authority in Oregon is poised to seek a $900 million pot-money fund that would allow it to pay for new marijuana-related care, including testing, cultivation, distribution and research.The Oregon Health & Science University (OGST), which operates the state’s only dispensaries, said Wednesday it is in talks with the federal government about the funding.The […]

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Tri County health group to offer free mammograms for men

Tri County Health Association has agreed to pay for mammograms and other screening tests for men, the county health association announced.The announcement comes as the health authority announced a new program aimed at expanding the availability of mammograms.In its announcement Wednesday, the Tri County Authority of Health announced it is launching the Tri Health Men’s […]

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