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Some local health agencies would see their services significantly reduced under Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget, while others would see their services expand. Brown unveiled his revised budget Monday, which reduces the state's budget deficit to $9.
Fiddleheads, a spring treat for foodies Sunday, April 17, 2011 Suburban Trends A much loved dish in Asia, fiddleheads are lesser known in North America, even though in-season they can be found served at many restaurants and sold at farmers' markets.
PhilippinesHealth officials have declared a cholera outbreak in Bataraza town in Palawan following the death of nearly 20 people, mostly children belonging to a tribe, due to diarrhea and vomiting. The outbreak actually began weeks ago but was
Home health agencies, hospitals and consumer groups are complaining that a new rule intended to curb unnecessary Medicare spending will make it harder for senior citizens to get home care services. Under the requirement, which is to take effect
Starting next month, seniors getting health care in their homes will have to see a doctor to make sure they actually need the service...Not so, says a coalition of health providers and consumer groups that complains the rule is overly burdensome on
In a move that could cut about a quarter of the state's budget shortfall, South Carolina's health-care agency has told legislative budget writers that it has a plan to cut its budget by almost $200 million. In addition, Health and Human Services
Indiana cannot deny paternity documents for children born in the U.S. just because their parents are illegal immigrants and don't have Social Security numbers, a federal judge ruled Thursday...District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt's ruling came in a
The Canadian Paediatric Society has reiterated its call for Canada to institute a harmonized immunization program that would avoid potential errors in vaccine delivery as some families move between provinces. The group says it wants to see changes in
The Public Health Agency of Canada has identified 34 ways it could do better the next time an influenza pandemic strikes the country. The agency has released its lessons learned report on how the government handled the H1N1 pandemic of 2009.
The state inspector general's office is investigating the Medicaid program's contracting arrangements with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, examining whether no-bid contracts the school routinely receives to manage state health