Posted in Caring Health

Baptist Hospital to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day

Baptist Cancer Institute is hosting a cancer survivor celebration event in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, Sun., June 24, 2 to 4 p.m. at…

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Miracle Camp, a labor of love

I spent Thursday morning at Sacred Heart’s Miracle Camp. My daughters Cat and Tricia, along with their husbands Mike and Tom and their friends, have…

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Documentaries on Adderall abuse

The Adderall Generation: SCAD 2011 ‘Directing the Documentary’ final on Adderall abuse Students on the campus of the University of Wisconsin share their thoughts about…

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Emerald Coast Hospice Creates Nursing Scholarships

Emerald Coast Hospice, which is managed by Gentiva Health Services, a family of nationwide home health and hospice providers, announced that it has created two…

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Health Fair Open to the Public June 15

 More than 30 percent of Realtors go without health insurance.  According to 2009 data, nearly 17 percent of the American population lacks health insurance.  With…

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WFH Mobile Mammography Unit Locations

West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the following locations during the week of June 4 to offer convenient, high quality mammography services…

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Posted in Health Politics State & National News

Holly Benson shoulders some blame for Medicaid disaster

In February 2008, Gov. Charlie Crist appointed Benson to the position of Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the agency that oversees…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Audit: Over 63 percent of Medicaid payments were wrong

Escambia County has uncovered a summary report from the office of State of Florida Auditor General David W. Martin outlining significant flaws related to the…

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Posted in Health State & National News

Health care arguments

from the NY Times comes this analysis of the US Supreme Court hearings on health care law: INTERACTIVE FEATURE:Analysis of the Arguments – The Supreme…

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