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HHS aims to grow behavioral health workforce with $44.5 million investment

23 September 2016, 10:05 amMental health and substance abuse programs across the country will share $44.5 million for training programs aimed at increasing the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors. T...

See what top EHR vendors contributed to 2016 presidential campaigns

23 September 2016, 8:42 amWith America deep into the presidential race now is a good time to check into the campaign contributions to Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and REpublican nominee Donald Trump. Some...

Self-driving cars promise to be a boon to public health

22 September 2016, 4:10 amFederal automobile safety regulators released industry guidelines Monday for automated vehicles, bringing a degree of safety oversight and, perhaps more important, providing a big push for driverless...

athenahealth debuts data-driven athenaInsight hub

21 September 2016, 7:21 amathenahealth unveiled what CEO Jonathan Bush called a “daily news hub” dubbed athenaInsight. Its aim: To report on American healthcare. The company said it will mine the activity...

How health plans are hindering chronic care management

21 September 2016, 6:43 amAs the number of people covered by high-deductible health plans soars, some insurers and employers are easing the strain on consumers’ wallets by covering certain benefits like doctor visit...

New ONC chief Vindell Washington, MD: 'Time to pivot toward information sharing'

20 September 2016, 10:44 amThe Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has seen its influence and agenda-setting power evolve somewhat over the past decade, but one thing is clear, said its newest chief, Vindell W...

National Health IT Week 2016 kicks off Monday: What to expect

20 September 2016, 4:25 amNational Health IT Week 2016 kicks off next week in Washington, DC and around the country. “Given the incredible attention on the presidential, congressional and state elections and the likeliho...

Will MACRA spark interoperability advancements?

20 September 2016, 4:11 amThe rule on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will be released early this fall. But even before it hits the street, the hefty law is having an impact. MACRA, designed to...

Health.Mil

Healthy aging starts sooner than you think

22 September 2016, 9:00 pmFALLS CHURCH, Va. — While it may not seem like something young people should be concerned about, staying healthy in old age starts with being healthy at a younger age.“By investing time an...

Soldiers perform Medical evacuation training

22 September 2016, 9:00 pmKAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Army Reserve medics and active duty helicopter pilots worked together to practice loading and transporting patients. Soldiers with the 7th Mission Support Command,...

Bono reinforces support for disabled veterans, advocacy efforts

22 September 2016, 9:00 pmWhen disabled veterans come home, the challenges they face can be enormous. Not only are they transitioning from the battlefield to being in garrison or at home, they’re also adjusting to a life...

Cochlear implant opens up the world for Army colonel

21 September 2016, 9:00 pmFORT CARSON, Colo. — In the past 12 years, Army Lt. Col. James Morrison has seen ear, head and neck, and neurology specialists at the six posts where he was stationed, but to no avail. None of t...

Suicide prevention: How to recognize the warning signs

21 September 2016, 9:00 pmFor some, everyday life can bring forth demanding situations which may carry a great emotional and psychological burden. And when dealing with such, a person may consider thoughts of suicide or self-h...

Psychological issues key part of recent military health summit

20 September 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. constantly faces challenges to the psychological health of troops returning from war and missions putting their lives at risk.“We’ve seen fewer and fewer severely injured service...

Nurse Advice Line serves as important tool for suicide prevention

20 September 2016, 9:00 pmA panicked wife made a call and said that her active-duty military husband had a gun to his head and was threatening suicide. The nurse on the line calmly went through an established procedure to try...

U.S., Japanese forces conduct Big Rescue Kanagawa 2016

19 September 2016, 9:00 pmYOKOSUKA, Japan — Members of U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka were among the many participants who braved inclement weather to conduct Big Rescue Kanagawa 2016 at Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JG...

Army Health News

Army Research Institute develops app for acute mountain sickness

24 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe Army has never had technology to plan around the debilitating effects of mountain sickness--until U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine developed the Altitude Readiness Management...

Following rape, 'runner' rather than 'victim' defines survivor's identity

20 April 2016, 9:00 pmMonika Korra was raped in December 2009, after leaving a party with her friends.

Green Beret returns to service after amputation

18 April 2016, 9:00 pmA Special Forces noncommissioned officer has returned to full active duty service two and a half years after his hand was amputated to free him from underneath a vehicle before a suicide bomber could...

Giving all they can: Army Family boasts two Military Children of Year

13 April 2016, 9:00 pmFor the past decade, the McIntyre-Brewer family has needed to be strong -- strong, resilient and hopeful. Strong as an Army family as Capt. Steven Brewer deployed for a total of 36 months. And strong...

Strong B.A.N.D.S. sixth annual fitness and wellness program

10 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Installation Management Command's annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign will return for its sixth year to 72 participating Army locations worldwide this May. Strong B.A.N.D.S. -- which stand...

Resilience: powerful anecdote to adversity

5 April 2016, 9:00 pmRetired Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum was a guest speaker during Intrepid Spirit's Open House. Recently, the Desert Storm veteran shared her story of resilience in the midst of adversity to a packed confer...

Research Institute of Environmental Medicine creating 3-D Soldier Avatars

3 April 2016, 9:00 pmSince 2010 researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have taken on the mission to develop a computer program to create the full-body, complete-anatomy avatar of individ...

Team Army set to excel at 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games

30 March 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) selected the 40 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans and five alternates representing Team Army at the 2016 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior...

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HHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications

20 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications...

HHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services

19 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services...

HHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

18 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics ​...

10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016

14 October 2015, 10:01 pm10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016...

HHS Awards More Than $240 Million to Expand the Primary Care Workforce

13 October 2015, 10:01 pmHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell today announced more than $240 million – including about $176 million in Affordable Care Act funding – to support the National Health Servi...

HHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care

6 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care...

HHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility

5 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility...

ACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations

30 September 2015, 10:01 pmACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations...

Health.Com

Jen Widerstrom’s Selfie Reminds Us Even Celeb Trainers Have Stomach Rolls

19 September 2016, 12:24 pm“We all look like this when we sit.”...

Kristen Bell Hilariously Chronicles Her Pre-Emmys Prep—See the Face Mask-Clad ‘Grams

19 September 2016, 11:39 amWhen it comes to getting ready for the red carpet, Kristen Bell likes to keep it real.

Supermodel Emanuela de Paula’s Simple Trick for Looking Like You Actually Got Sleep

16 September 2016, 11:14 amFrom her go-to snacks to the under-eye trick that works legit miracles, check ‘em out below.

Taylor Hill Spills on the Workouts She Can’t Stand—Plus the Routine She Totally LOVES!

15 September 2016, 2:54 pmGiven that she has access to some of the cutest workout clothes ever (seriously look at the sports bra and pants in that pic below), I needed to know about the workouts that she loves and the workouts...

Hilaria Baldwin Shares Honest Full-Body Selfie One Day After Giving Birth

15 September 2016, 7:26 am“I want to do all that I can to normalize a real body.”...

Simone Biles on Her ADHD: ‘It’s Nothing That I’m Afraid to Let People Know’

14 September 2016, 2:47 pmThe powerhouse gymnast tweeted about her condition after Russian hackers published her private medical records.

Bun Dropping Is the Latest Beauty Craze Taking Over Instagram

14 September 2016, 10:58 amThe bun is about to drop.

Ariel Winter Posts a Reminder to Be Kind Online

13 September 2016, 8:56 am“Take the high road, there is less traffic.”...