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2013-08-09 23:02:23

The California Society of Addiction Medicine supports the investigation into fraud in the Drug Medi-Cal program but warns that the state must protect legitimate addiction patients in treatment centers where funding is cut off. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) supports the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) investigation into alleged fraud in the Drug Medi-Cal program, but urges that funding cut-offs to treatment centers must...

2013-07-25 23:03:23

Attorneys Provide Advice on Programs for Older Americans and People with Disabilities Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, he stated, “No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine. No longer will illness crush and destroy the savings they have so carefully put away over a lifetime so they might enjoy dignity in their later years. No longer will young families see...

2013-07-22 23:16:08

Dr. Phillips Joins the Fight against Obesity. Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Medi-Weightloss Lake Mary is proud to announce the addition of Lane Phillips, DO as medical director and their recent move to a new location. Dr. Phillips is board certified in Family Practice and has specialized in Urgent Care for the past 11 years. He opened his first clinic in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University and his medical degree from Nova Southeastern...

2013-06-24 19:36:52

Compared with adults already enrolled in Medicaid, low-income uninsured adults who may be eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were less likely to have chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia, although those with 1 of these conditions were less likely to be aware they had it or to have the disease controlled, according to a study in the June 26 issue of JAMA. The study is being released early to coincide with its presentation at the...

2013-06-17 23:04:26

The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been awarded the sole contract statewide to analyze, revise and develop new materials and outreach efforts to help individuals with disabilities successfully navigate the California health care system under the Affordable Care Act. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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