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Why North Korea Ransomware Attacks Target US Health Care Providers

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Why North Korea Ransomware Attacks Target US Health Care Providers

WASHINGTON – MARCH 09: The seal of the FBI hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau’s headquaters … [+] March 9, 2007 in Washington, DC. FBI Director Robert Mueller was responding to a report by the Justice Department inspector general that concluded the FBI had committed 22 violations in its collection of information through […]

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A looming recession threatens Americans’ already precarious mental health – The Hill

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A looming recession threatens Americans’ already precarious mental health – The Hill

Story at a glance When the economy takes a turn for the worse, deaths of despair — or overdoses, suicides, and substance abuse-related deaths — tend to rise. As the nation struggles to meet increased demand for mental health care resulting from the pandemic, a potential recession could exacerbate these challenges. But improving communication and […]

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Historical mistrust in government, health car

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Historical mistrust in government, health car

COLUMBIA, Mo. – While African Americans have disproportionately higher COVID-19 infection and mortality rates compared to white individuals, they also have disproportionately lower COVID-19 vaccination rates, which is partially fueled by vaccine hesitancy. In an effort to address health disparities that negatively impact African Americans, MU’s Wilson Majee led a study to better understand the […]

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A Day in the Life of a Public Health Professional

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A Day in the Life of a Public Health Professional

The phrase “a day in the life” of a public health professional seems almost darkly comical. First, it begs the question, “What life?” for an infectious disease epidemiologist and infection preventionist during the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, every day is own hurdles. Working in public health has never been for the […]

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First cases of monkeypox in children in US confirmed

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First cases of monkeypox in children in US confirmed

Comment on this story How The first two US cases of monkeypox in children have been confirmed as part of a record outbreak of more than 2,800 infections nationwide, a top health official said Friday. The pediatric cases, detected this week in an infant and a toddler, are likely the result of household transmission, according […]

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Optim Health System provides world-class care | News

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Optim Health System provides world-class care |  News

When you expect orthopedic excellence, there is only one place to go – Optim Health System. From hips and knees to shoulders and spine, you deserve the best orthopedic care in the region. We are proud to provide world-class, compassionate care, close to home. Our large network operates over 20 clinics across southeastern Georgia. Optim […]

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The Benefits of Magnesium for Brain Health

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The Benefits of Magnesium for Brain Health

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Virtual mental health increasingly important for younger and Hispanic populations, data shows

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Virtual mental health increasingly important for younger and Hispanic populations, data shows

The Covid-19 pandemic created a massive shift to virtual health and the need for convenient and affordable care, with 62% of consumers saying they are either very or somewhat likely to use a virtual visit if they don’t need a physician examination, according to a new CVS Health’s 2022 Health Care Insights Study. The survey […]

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Feds announce enforcement against $1.2 billion in health care fraud across nation

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Feds announce enforcement against $1.2 billion in health care fraud across nation

Alleged schemes include scraps, sham telehealth, unneeded heart and cancer testing. Medical fraud estimated at more than $1.2 billion led to criminal charges against 36 defendants across the country this week, federal investigators said. Telemedicine, cardiovascular and cancer genetic testing, and durable medical equipment (DME) all were part of schemes announced this week by the […]

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Health care fraud case sharpens dispute over what counts as “aggravated identity theft”

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Health care fraud case sharpens dispute over what counts as “aggravated identity theft”

Petitions of the week By Kalvis Golde on Jul 22, 2022 at 4:31 pm The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. In three of the past four terms, the Supreme Court has rejected broad […]

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