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Brownback (Kansas) Turns Medicaid Over to Private Companies.. and These Are the Results
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, adults, children, disabled, food, healthcare, medicine, risks, safety, society, treatment )

- 2034 days ago -
The Pitch of course does all of the leg work in a multi-page piece that deserves to be read. Because it highlights what is wrong with using a for-profit motive when dispensing need to those who are amongst the most vulnerable.
Nearly Half Of The People Who Contract 'Nightmare' Superbug Will Die, CDC Warns
Health & Wellness  (tags: adults, americans, bacteria, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, protection, research, safety, risks, science, society )

- 2291 days ago -
The CDC is sounding the alarm about a potentially deadly superbug, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), on the rise in hospitals around the country.
Healthy Breakfasts: A Variety of Choices for Kids and Adults
Health & Wellness  (tags: adults, children, diet, disease, exercise, food, healthcare, interesting, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society )

- 2329 days ago -
Ideally, breakfast should contain about a third of your daily protein needs. Burritos on whole grain tortillas, containing eggs or scrambled tofu, beans, and low fat cheese are great hand-held take-along foods.
How to Easily Get Your Daily Dose of Fruits and Veggies
Health & Wellness  (tags: adults, children, diet, disease, health, food, investigation, nutrition, prevention, research, study )

- 2329 days ago -
How the hell are we supposed to chomp down on nine portions of produce each day while still fitting in our protein, grains and occasional guilty pleasures? And what exactly is a "serving" anyway?
Report: Mental Illness Struck 1 in 5 US Adults in 2010
Health & Wellness  (tags: Report:, Mental, illness, struck, 1 in 5 US, adults, in 2010 )

- 2703 days ago -
The report from the Mental Health Services Administration's National Survey on Drug Use and Health, released Thursday, includes information from 68,487 completed surveys about mental illness
ACTION ALERT: Help End Hunger for Hunger Action Month! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, adults, america, end hunger, hunger action month )

- 2838 days ago -
For 1 in 6 Americans, hunger is a reality. It's a problem that isn't confined to certain neighborhoods, certain pockets of society or certain people.
Mathematical Equation Calculates Cost of Walking for First Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: walking, children, adults, kid, people, taller, tire )

- 3135 days ago -
Any parent that takes their kid out for a walk knows that children tire more quickly than adults, but why is that? Do kids and small adults walk differently from taller people or do they tire faster for some other reason?
Here's How the GOP Will Try to Kill Health Care Overhaul
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, adults, children, cancer, death, disease, drugs, exercise, government, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, science, society, treatment )

- 3143 days ago -
In a symbolic show of opposition, resurgent House Republicans are eyeing an early up-or-down vote to repeal the Obama administration's health care overhaul, though a successful overturn of the controversial measure is well beyond their reach.
Do Slimming Pills EVER Work? The Very Unappetising Truths About Their Impact on Your Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Slimming pills, health, research, adults, overweight )

- 3163 days ago -
More than half of all British adults are officially overweight -- so it's little wonder the ­market for slimming products is rapidly expanding.overweight
Take A Walk to Protect Your Memory
Health & Wellness  (tags: walk, memory, exercise, adults, mental, dementia )

- 3168 days ago -
Another study has joined the chorus that physical exercise may help prevent mental decline among older adults.The latest research comes from the National Institute of Aging and was published in the October 13th online issue.
Swine Flu Hot Spots
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Swine Flu, children, adults, illness, hot spots, prevention, protection, risks, safety, treatment, death )

- 3550 days ago -
As the nation braces for flu season and a potential outbreak of swine flu, the South already appears to be dealing with a wave of H1N1 cases, setting up tents to deal with hundreds of possibly infected children each day.
Overcoming Shyness
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, emotional, mental, children, adults, shyness, social anxiety )

- 3560 days ago -
According to the experts, most children outgrow shyness with time, but for some it lasts into adulthood. What causes shyness? Some say it's birth order or modeled behavior by shy parents. Or perhaps it's just the way your child is.
Swine Flu Vaccine to Be Cleared After Five-Day Trial
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, vaccine, clinical trials, rush, adults, elderly, Britain, healthcare, death, drugs, research, risks, children, health )

- 3626 days ago -
The path of a popular medicine from the laboratory to the chemist or doctor's surgery can involve years of clinical trials on a select group of patients. When the new vaccine for swine flu arrives in Britain, regulators said this weekend, it could
Autistic People Better at Problem Solving Than Non-Autistics: Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, adults, learning, research, education, autism )

- 3642 days ago -
New research suggests that autistic people are 40 per cent faster at problem solving than non-autistics. Researchers from Universite de Montreal and Harvard University said the results will offer more effective ways to teach people with autism.
Swine Flu: Confirmed Cases Hit 44 - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, swine flu, H1N1, flu, queensland, victoria, children, adults, health, nsw, sa )

- 3672 days ago -
The number of swine flu cases in Australia has risen to 44, with eight more Victorians confirmed as having the virus and Queensland recording a further five positives. The latest confirmed cases are a 32-year-old man and seven children aged between six

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