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New York Times

Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds
New York Times
Using mental health survey data and a database of police shootings, a team of health researchers concluded that when police officers in the United States kill unarmed black people, it damages the mental health of black Americans living in those states.

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CNBC

Oscar Health doubles down on Obamacare exchanges for 2019
CNBC
The technology-driven health insurer was number twelve on the 2018 CNBC Disruptor List. This year, it not only expanded its use of mobile technology to engage members, it also built up the back-end technology for managing claims and provider networks.
Oscar Health To Enter Six New Insurance Markets Despite Obamacare AttacksForbes

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Forbes

For Healthcare Incumbents, Naming Atul Gawande To Lead Health Nonprofit Is A Relief
Forbes
The choice of Atul Gawande, the renowned surgeon and best-selling author, to run the new healthcare non-profit being created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and J.P. Morgan, should lead the chief executives of existing healthcare companies to breathe a ...
How can Atul Gawande help reinvent health care with his new company? These people have some ideasSTAT

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CNNMoney

The health care industry needs workers. So it's turning to former factory and retail workers
CNNMoney
Connie Ellis had been working at railroad operator CSX Corp. for seven years when she accepted a buyout package and left the company. In the three years since, she's worked as a janitor at a local college, then as a quality manager at an auto supplier.

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CNBC

Salesforce looks to help health insurers be more like the best consumer companies
CNBC
For years, the talk in health care has been about the need to be more consumer-oriented and responsive to patients. Salesforce is launching a new suite of software tools to help health insurers engage their members the way the best consumer firms do.

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Wall Street Journal

Gawande to Head Health Venture of Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan
Wall Street Journal
The selection of Dr. Gawande, a best-selling author known for his work on health-care quality, ensures the effort will remain under a spotlight, and provides the most concrete signal so far that the partners' ambitions go beyond conventional tweaks to ...
Atul Gawande Named CEO Of Health Venture By Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorganNPR
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name CEO for Health InitiativeNew York Times
Buffett, Bezos and Dimon's pick to change health care is known as a thought leader, not necessarily a business leaderCNBC
CNNMoney -Bloomberg -STAT -New Yorker
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NPR

Separating Kids From Their Parents Can Lead To Long-Term Health Problems
NPR
Researchers suggest these children, and others who have spent time in those detention facilities, may have increased long-term health care needs. That's because the stress of being separated from a parent can also cause lasting physical harm to children.



CNN

The World Health Organization will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill
CNN
The United Nations health agency announced Monday in its 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) catalog that "gender incongruence" -- the organization's term for people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were assigned ...
WHO Calls 'Gaming Disorder' Mental Health ConditionWebMD
'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manualNBCNews.com
World Health Organization Officially Says Being Transgender Is Not A Mental IllnessIFLScience
ICD-10 Version:2016 -TGEU -STD Test Express
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Science Magazine

After controversy, US releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick chemicals
Science Magazine
President Donald Trump's administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health at significantly lower levels than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has previously ...
Trump administration finally issues report on toxic chemicalsPolitico
ATSDR - Toxicological Profile: PerfluoroalkylsAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - CDC
Toxicological Profile for Perfluoroalkyls, Draft for Public ... - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - CDCAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - CDC

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TCPalm

Mental health, arts funding, gun laws are on retired cop's mind this election year
TCPalm
That diagnosis, and two others that followed, led him on a mental-health journey that has since influenced everything he values most. “Before, it was, 'I want to be a cop. I want to make a difference; I want to catch bad guys.' And that's all really ...

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