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Kaiser Permanente nurses strike
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Two-day strike over contract talks, Ebola preps •  Non-KP facilities also included About 18,000 nurses who are members of the California Nurses Association were scheduled to begin striking the 86 hospitals and medical offices...

I'll take my chances with the flu.
By HEY YOU  2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
carrieon says Peter Doshi, Ph.D. is right, there is no risk in skipping the flu shot, contrary to the media scare tactics out there. The truth is they are loaded with side-effects and don't prevent...

Liberals working to keep healthcare prices low
By CaptainShuddup  5 comments, latest 1 month ago:
elliemae says CaptainShuddup says You two are so not helping right now. Fuck. And I live to help you.

Medicare bought meds for dead people
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   13 comments, latest 1 month ago:
elliemae says Ceffer says A friend of mine told me about a sociopathic health provider who had his girls peruse the obituaries for patients that died. There was this one guy I met once who...

Proposed rates for small business health insurance announced
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Premium increase 5.2 percent on average •  Consumers will have the flexibility to not be locked into one plan Health insurance premiums for the Covered California Small Business Health Options Program, known as SHOP,...

Microbusinesses struggle to cover health insurance costs
By tvgnus  18 comments, latest 1 month ago:
EBGuy says Until multi-payer goes to heck in a handbasket (and it still may), I'll stick with ObamaCare and see how it pans out. I like that government has on oversight role in monitoring the...

Obamacare/Covered California: 2014 statistics and 2015 price projections
By justme  25 comments, latest 1 month ago:
rdm says justme says I think a HSA can only be part of an employer-based plan, and not an ACA/CoveredCA plan. I believe when I was looking at the plans, Kaiser does offer an HSA...

I must be a whatchamacallit or something!
By CaptainShuddup  posted 1 month ago: Who had we'll be paying thousands of dollars while being insured so you don't have to pay thousands of dollars? "This fucking GUY!" Health insurance: 5 basic questions to ask NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Got...

Who does not want Califonria Prop 45 to pass
By tr6  35 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Quigley says Prop 47 looks pretty good. With our prisons full to bursting and the cost of incarceration clocking in at $62,000, reclassifying bad check writing, drug use, and shoplifting as misdemeanors seems like good...

Some U.S. hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients
By BayAreaObserver  posted 2 months ago:
(Reuters) - The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient....

Central Valley healthcare gets major boost
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Childrens Hospital teams with Adventist Health •  Children are healthier when they have easy access to their care providers Childrens Hospital Central California and Adventist Health/Central Valley Network are partnering to build a medical...

Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here's What No One Is Telling You About Ebola
By BayAreaObserver  7 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Ceffer says As strange as it may seem, they have never decisively determined how the virii that cause the common cold are transmitted with any degree of certainty. A lot of people are surprised to...

CDC Notifies Noam Chomsky, MIT Professor, that He Has Ebulla Virus
By bgamall4 in Las Vegas NV 89117   7 comments, latest 2 months ago:
bgamall4 says justme says This is a bad joke, "Ebulla Virus". I wish you would not post this kind of stuff, bgamall4. It isn't bad. It is just a little naughty.

California gives no-bid health pacts - AP Exclusive
By BayAreaObserver  3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
indigenous says Nice, they sound like the Goldman Sachs of Calif healthcare.

Hold Your Nose, Swallow: Frozen Fecal Pill for Diarrhea
By BayAreaObserver  5 comments, latest 2 months ago:
carrieon says Japanese make delicious nourishing steaks from human feces.

Ebola vaccine being "tested"
By Quigley in Huntington Beach CA 92647   5 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Vicente says Quigley says So, nine days ago I suggested that the US was likely to already have an Ebola vaccine, held secretly in reserve against threat of bioterrorism or bio warfare. I also suggested...

10 things your health insurance wont tell you
By BayAreaObserver  4 comments, latest 2 months ago:
just_passing_through says Watch out for the folks the clinics hire to do the actual billing. They are sometimes 3rd party hired by the clinic and find 'creative' ways to maximize profits for the clinic. (maybe...

By elliemae in Saint George UT 84770   17 comments, latest 2 months ago:
elliemae says I tried to send it to my sheep friends.... but they can't figure out how to use the internet.

Children's Hospital gets $1.25 Million gift
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Will be used to develop comprehensive diabetes education and prevention program •  This donation will allow us to help more children from Bakersfield to Stockton River Park Properties and Lance-Kashian & Company, both of...

Enterovirus hits at least 14 in California (2nd story)
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says Enterovirus is so September 22. Get with it man, we've got an Obala pandemic on our hands.

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