Category Archives: US News

Health care reform may cut behavioral admissions : Family Practice News

Interesting dynamic here!

Health care reform may cut behavioral admissions : Family Practice News.

America’s deportation machine: The great expulsion | The Economist

This is a complex issue.

America’s deportation machine: The great expulsion | The Economist.

Daily Kos: Social Workers Deserve More

Social Work as a profession is now in higher demand than ever. Now is the time to advocate for equitable salaries in the medical and psychiatric fields.

Daily Kos: Social Workers Deserve More.

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break

Yay!  Tax breaks for nursing mothers!

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break.

Mom, 4 kids dead in Brooklyn stabbing – CNN.com

Sometimes you can’t blame it on the guns.  Really sad.  We need more community in this country, so we can work out our problems without violence. One answer is better access to mental health services.

Mom, 4 kids dead in Brooklyn stabbing – CNN.com.

Obamacare a boon for women

And in the good news department…

 

Obamacare a boon for women.

Big Banks Are Even Bigger Five Years After The Financial Crisis | ThinkProgress

Marching forward in the new Gilded Age where the banks get bigger and bigger, even as they outsource more jobs to other nations…

Big Banks Are Even Bigger Five Years After The Financial Crisis | ThinkProgress.

The Insane World of Health Care Pricing

The money-shot quote from this article:

Francois de Brantes, executive director at the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, said high-deductible plans are exerting a Trojan horse effect, “awakening the general public and individual plan members to the absolutely insane way in which health care prices are being set today and in which health care services are being paid for today.”

via The Pulse on Health Care Pricing | 2013-09-15 | Workforce.com.

Obamacare kicks into high gear as Minnesota announces ‘affordable’ health insurance rates

This will all be happening in Rhode Island very soon as well.

Obamacare kicks into high gear as Minnesota announces ‘affordable’ health insurance rates.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame

I think we have done pretty well on these factors in parenting.  Interesting research for those who have small children.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame.

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