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Area Health Care Chain Says It Will No Longer Hire Workers Who Smoke

Main Line Health says it will no longer hire tobacco and nicotine users after May 1st. In addition, it says it will require its current employees who smoke to pay a surcharge for their healthcare benefits.

02/24/2014

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Medical Profession Making Impersonal Transition To Tech

Have you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?

01/28/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare Providers

When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.

11/25/2013

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Policy Cancellations: President Obama Will Allow Old Plans

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

11/14/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Patient Navigator System

A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.

10/28/2013

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Navigating Health Care And Its Costs

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.

10/25/2013

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Medicare’s Wellness Program

If you are on Medicare there are many health benefits you might not be aware of and they are designed to help keep you healthy.

10/23/2013

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Health Insurance Coverage By The Numbers

The National Center for Health Statistics keeps records on those who are insured and uninsured and, as the country starts to rework its approach to health care, it is interesting to look at the numbers.

10/02/2013

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Pennsylvanians

10/01/2013

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New Jersey & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For New Jerseyans

10/01/2013

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Delaware & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Delawareans

10/01/2013

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Looking For A Job In Health Care? Philadelphia Is The Place To Be

Philly’s strengths include the concentration of well-regarded educational institutions and the city as a center for health care and medical research.

09/30/2013

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Advances In Healthcare Technology

There are entrepreneurs out there who are working to develop technology revolving around the smart phone to help with healthcare.

09/25/2013

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