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UW breaks ground on new population health building
UW Today
Over the next quarter century, the Population Health Initiative will expand the UW's ability to turn the diagnosis of patients, populations and the planet into actionable policies, reforms, interventions and innovations — similar to the work Abarca ...

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New York Times

Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics
New York Times
Two doses a year of an antibiotic can sharply cut death rates among infants in poor countries, perhaps by as much as 25 percent among the very young, researchers reported on Wednesday. Their large study — of nearly 200,000 children in three African ...

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NPR

'Insane': America's 3 Largest Psychiatric Facilities Are Jails
NPR
It is astonishing to me how difficult it can be to access mental health care in this country. In Oklahoma, I visited community clinics – outpatient clinics in the community. What happens in Oklahoma is that if you come in with symptoms of mental ...

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Slate Magazine

Kanye West Tweets His “Love” for Trump, and Kim Wants the Media to Stop Calling It a Mental Health Issue
Slate Magazine
Kanye West is stirring up controversy—and letting his conservative flag fly—once again. The rapper, who just days ago praised Candace Owens, the communications director of Turning Point USA, has recently garnered a number of allies on the right: Alex ...
These Tweets About Kanye West & Mental Health Show Kim Kardashian's Making An Important PointElite Daily
Kim Kardashian Fiercely Defends Kanye West's Tweets, Mental Health and Stance on Donald TrumpE! Online
Kanye West goes on wild Twitter rant, praises Trump and abruptly fires Scooter BraunFox News

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PEOPLE.com

Christina Applegate Opens Up About Health Struggles: Wants Women to Know 'They're Not Alone'
PEOPLE.com
From breast cancer to early menopause to insomnia, Christina Applegate has already faced quite a few health issues by age 46, and she's using that experience to help other women. The Bad Moms actress says she has a responsibility to speak out. “If you ...



menshealth.com

Can You Be Obese and Perfectly Healthy? A New Study Says No
menshealth.com
Conducted by researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and published in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the study found that people who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to consider dropping ...

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Kansas City Star

KU Health plans to purchase another hospital outside the Kansas City area
Kansas City Star
The University of Kansas Health System announced Wednesday it plans to buy a hospital in Great Bend, the latest in a series of moves to increase the system's presence outside the Kansas City metro area. KU Health officials said in a news release they ...

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Medical News Today

How dogs could help us explore our own gut health
Medical News Today
Many studies investigating human diseases and other health conditions start by looking at how the same or similar conditions work in animals, and how they might be treated or improved. Some animals encounter the same or extremely similar diseases to ...



Washington Post

The Health 202: Forget the VA. It's not clear Ronny Jackson can do his current job.
Washington Post
AHH: Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed to rewrite rules on Medicare payments to hospitals, making it easier for patients to see the prices of procedures and care, The Post's Amy Goldstein reports. The nearly 1,900-page ...

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NOLA.com

Health Secretary Rebekah Gee could have to stop seeing patients under proposed law
NOLA.com
Louisiana House Republican Chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, is pushing legislation that would make it harder for people the governor appoints to run state agencies to keep an outside job, a proposal that might affect the current Department of ...

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