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Health: Hearsay and Headlines (HHH) covers the entire spectrum of health issues. We touch on industry news, health news, medical issues, the latest findings and a wide assortment of related information. HHH is sponsored by the Georgia Front Page (.com) and is one of over 100 blogs we maintain.
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$10 Million in Grants Aimed at Enrolling American Indian, Alaska Native Kids in Health Care to be... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the availability of up to $10 million in grants to help reach American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children who qualify fo ... Read on »
$120 Million for States Made Available as Part of Recovery Act Community Prevention and Wellness... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the release of $120 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for prevention and wellnes ... Read on »
'Doc Buy' Fails as Physician Support for Health Care Overhaul Wanes - Shadow Bill Concealing $247... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy 'Doc Buy' Fails as Physician Support for Health Care Overhaul Wanes - Shadow Bill Concealing $247 Billion in Health Costs Defeated in Critical Senate Vote /Standard News ... Read on »
'Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act' Passes U.S. Senate in Victory for CF Advocates by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate last night passed the "Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act" (I-ACT), a bipartisan piece of legislation championed by the Cystic Fibros ... Read on »
'Legacy of Katrina' Report Details Impact of Stalled Recovery on Mental Health Status of Children by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Therapy Project (ETP) and the Epilepsy Foundation (EF) today announced the latest grant recipients of its New Therapy Grants Program, a uniqu ... Read on »
8/12/09 Statement from the American College of Surgeons Regarding Recent Comments from President... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The American College of Surgeons is deeply disturbed over the uninformed public comments President Obama continues to make about the high-quality care provided by surgeons in ... Read on »
84% of Physicians Polled will have to Stop Seeing Medicare Patients if Reimbursement Cuts Pass by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Sermo (http://www.sermo.com/), the world's largest online community for physicians, today announced physician reaction to the Medicare cuts effective Marc ... Read on »
A Better Genetic Test for Autism by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Patient selection is key for vertebroplasty--a minimally invasive treatment performed by interventional radiologists in individuals with painful osteoporo ... Read on »
A Little Belly Fat Can Double the Risk of Death in Coronary Artery Disease Patients by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tradjenta (linagliptin) tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve blood glucose control in adults with Type 2 ... Read on »
A Nod Towards Regulating Tobacco Products Similar to a Medical Device: The Significance of the... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A recent article in Inside Health Policy entitled New Tobacco Review Process states "A new tobacco approval process that mimics device 510(k) clearance ... Read on »
Abbott Laboratories Agrees to Withdraw Its Obesity Drug Meridia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Laboratories has agreed to voluntarily withdraw its obesity drug Meridia (sibutramine) from the U.S. market because of clinical trial data indicati ... Read on »
Abzyme Research Foundation Announces Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The Abzyme Research Foundation announces today that Dr. Sudhir Paul, a scientist at University of Texas Houston Medical School, has identified an importan ... Read on »
Accelerated Approval of Hiberix to Help Sustain Adequate Vaccine Supply by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Hiberix, a Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine, as a booster dose for children 15 months through 4 years old. Hibe ... Read on »
African-Americans Have Higher Risk for Blood Clots After Receiving Drug-Coated Stent by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- African-American race is a distinct risk factor for developing life-threatening blood clots after receiving a drug-coated stent, according to research rep ... Read on »
AHIMA Files Response to HHS Privacy Rules by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Rita K. Bowen, President, AHIMA Board of Directors "While AHIMA ( American Health Information Management ... Read on »
AHIP Statement on Affordable Health Care for America Act by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), released the following statement today in response to the Affordable Health Care f ... Read on »
AHIP Statement on Affordable Health Care for America Act by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), released the following statement today in response to the Affordable Health Ca ... Read on »
Alert: Two Overdoses of Tamiflu in Pediatric Patients in Pennsylvania by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Two pediatric patients in Pennsylvania hospitals received overdoses of the drug Tamiflu to treat their flu symptoms because of unawareness among staff as to th ... Read on »
Alert: Two Overdoses of Tamiflu in Pediatric Patients in Pennsylvania by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Two pediatric patients in Pennsylvania hospitals received overdoses of the drug Tamiflu to treat their flu symptoms because of unawareness among staff as t ... Read on »
Allergy Drug Found to Clear Condition but not Symptoms of Throat Disease by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Pradaxa capsules (dabigatran etexilate) for the prevention of stroke and blood clots in patients with ... Read on »