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US Report: Health Care Spending To Accelerate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.

Spending on health care will outpace the nation’s overall economic growth over the next decade, the government forecast on Tuesday, underscoring a coming challenge for the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual Americans. 747 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study

Investigators are recommending that Medicare officials take immediate action to reduce unnecessary prescriptions to older Americans with dementia.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1vQjgD0


HHS boss denies claim agency preparing fallback if court guts ObamaCare

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell reiterated to Congress Thursday that the Obama administration does not have a Plan B if the Supreme Court strikes down a key part of the Affordable Care Act — despite a Republican congressman claiming he heard a contingency plan is being drafted. 389 more words

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Sheboygan man accused of making threats at Health & Human Services building, saying: "I am going to kill them all"

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY (WITI) — A 30-year-old Sheboygan man is charged with disorderly conduct — accused of threatening to kill a social worker during a meeting at the Health and Human Services building. 115 more words


CHARGED: Sheboygan man accused of threatening to blow up Health and Human Services building

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY (WITI) — A Sheboygan man, apparently upset with the Sheboygan County Health and Human Services Department has been charged with disorderly conduct — accused of threatening to blow up the building. 152 more words


Beef, agriculture industries upset with dietary guidelines that consider environmental impact

“A study by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last year said raising beef for the American dinner table is more harmful to the environment than other meat industries such as pork and chicken. 721 more words

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CDC Head 'Encouraged' By Ebola Spending Plan

ATLANTA (AP) — A top health official says he’s “encouraged” by a $5.4 billion spending plan proposed by Congress to fight Ebola.

The director of the U.S. 122 more words