Inkjets4half.com - The Latest Health News and Information

BBC News

Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
BBC News
Targets are to be set to reduce calories in pizzas, burgers and ready meals as part of the government's drive to tackle child obesity in England. Health officials believe the move is needed as people are consuming 200 to 300 calories too many each day.

and more »


Sutter will shift 10000 Anthem Medi-Cal enrollees to community health centers
Sacramento Bee
In Sacramento and Placer counties, roughly 10,000 adult Medi-Cal enrollees with Anthem Blue Cross are learning this summer that Sutter's primary-care doctors will no longer see them. Instead, those patients are being shifted to primary-care doctors at ...



NPR

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth
NPR
The respondents, of whom nearly one-third had master's or doctoral degrees, were members of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the leading professional organization for nurses specializing in maternal and infant care.

and more »


New York Post

Editor with digital background to head Time's Health magazine
New York Post
Time Inc. installed Lori Leibovich, an editor with a deep digital background, to oversee Health magazine and steer a new digital health vertical the company is unveiling. She replaces Editor-in-Chief Clare McHugh, who also carried the corporate title ...



Ars Technica

Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies
Ars Technica
Poor air quality is a tricky beast in public health, since it's not obvious when someone dies as a result of air pollution. The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution leads to around 7 million premature deaths globally each year—people ...

and more »


Salt Lake Tribune

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits
Salt Lake Tribune
The field also gained a new entrant in July, when a company called Helix launched an online marketplace for DNA tests, including some for genetic health risk. Helix decodes a consumer's DNA and passes the results along to another company for analysis.

and more »


Richmond magazine (blog)

Small Businesses Thinking Big About Health Care
Richmond magazine (blog)
Proposals are now being accepted for a $10,000 Community Care Award to support a community health or wellness project. The competition, which UnitedHealthcare is presenting and supporting in partnership with UnBoundRVA and the BizWorks Enterprise ...

and more »


Salon

Doctors warm to single-payer health care
Salon
Fifty-six percent of doctors registered either strong support or were somewhat supportive of a single-payer health system, according to the survey by Merritt Hawkins, a physician recruitment firm. In its 2008 survey, opinions ran the opposite way — 58 ...



Business Insider

Why a pill with barely any health benefits could be the 'most important' new supplement in 20 years
Business Insider
Probiotics — pricey supplements designed to support the trillions of bacteria blossoming in our guts — have become a big business, with a market that is projected to exceed $57 billion in the next five years. "Probiotics are probably the single most ...

and more »


BBC News

Call for mental health 'champions' to help 999 workers
BBC News
Calls have been made for more emergency service workers to take on a role offering mental health support to colleagues. Mental health charity Mind Cymru is reaching out to staff to become "Blue Light champions". More than 50 people have signed up to ...

and more »

Google News