Posts tagged "Medicare"
The Nation's Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

The Nation’s Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

A new policy could have dramatic and lasting effects on public health, as a major government program takes a turn toward addressing social determinants.

July 28 news: nasal bacteria, exercise, hospital Medicare rankings

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

July 26 news: Testing pregnant women for Zika, Red Cross requests blood donations, depression treatment

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

July 7 news: prostate cancer, car crash deaths, medical marijuana and Medicare

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April 12 news: Smoking and employment, Zika linked to second disorder, Medicare payments

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

March 24 news: ‘Healthy lifestyles,’ World Tuberculosis Day, diabetes prevention

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Obama touts public health in State of the Union

Obama touts public health in State of the Union

If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.

Jan. 12 news: Health care coverage enrollment, Medicare expansion, breast cancer screening

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.
Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Medicare (along with Medicaid). Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the program into legislation, Medicare — originally a basic insurance program — has transformed to provide quality coverage to 55 million Americans.

March 31 news: China increases doctors, health in all policies, ‘an apple a day’

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

March 27 news: Antibiotic-resistance, air pollution and anxiety, House approves Medicare changes

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, March 27, 2015.

Oct. 7 news: Ebola airport screening, Medicare sign up, Alzheimer’s disease discovery

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.