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A Florida mother is suing her developmentally disabled daughter's caregiver after woman became pregnant
CNN

A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care. more…

Superdrug tightens mental health checks on Botox customers
The Guardian (AU)

After NHS criticism, enhanced screening will check for signs of body dysmorphic disorder Superdrug is tightening its screening for people seeking Botox, to ensure that those with mental health problems are not having injections because they are dissatisfied w… more…

A fire chief in West Virginia helped change her city's approach to the opioid epidemic. Now overdoses in her county are down 40%.
Thisisinsider.com

In a November TEDWomen talk, Huntington, West Virginia fire chief Jan Rader detailed her city's approach to fighting the opioid epidemic. West Virginia has the country's highest opioid overdose death rate. Huntington opened a clinic specializing in addiction … more…

Insurance market for football evaporating, causing major threat for NFL
Espn.in

From the NFL to rec leagues, football is facing a stark new threat: An evaporating insurance market that is fundamentally altering the sport's economics, squeezing and even killing off programs faced with higher costs and a scarcity of available coverage. more…

Going To Extremes
Harpers.org

Are homicides among the elderly acts of mercy or malice? more…

Falling wages, rising housing costs fuel homelessness among aging Americans...
Chicagotribune.com

PHILADELPHIA If current trends continue, the number of aging homeless people will more than double in three major metropolitan areas, straining social and more…

This 1 Expense Will Cost Retirees Almost $300,000
Fool.com

If you haven't budgeted for your healthcare spending, you could be in serious financial straits during your golden years. more…

2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%
Fool.com

You don’t need to sacrifice growth potential to get excellent income from your stocks. more…

Aging Parents And The Truth About Their Longevity
Forbes.com

Longevity can be great but it may entail an increasing burden of caregiving as aging parents live on and on. Multiple medical conditions may give rise for the need for help beyond what family can give. Board-and-care homes are an option. more…

What's New For Medicare In 2019?
Forbes.com

A rundown of changes in premiums, deductibles and coverage for Medicare beneficiaries more…

How Mobile Medical Services Are Improving Health Care
Forbes.com

With a virtual filing cabinet in their pocket, physicians can make better-informed decisions without having to run back to their office to check something on a computer. more…

St. Luke’s in Houston Replaces Its President, Other Top Leaders After Series of Care Lapses, Recent Deadly Error
Propublica.org

by Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has ousted its president, its chief nursing officer and a top physician following numerous reports of substandard care, including a recent mistake that le… more…

Two New Lawsuits Allege Surgical Errors During Heart Transplants at St. Luke’s in Houston
Propublica.org

by Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Two new lawsuits have been filed against Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center by patients who say they suffered serious injuries as a result of surgical errors during heart transplants at the… more…

Veterans: 'Suicide prevention is everyone's business' | News, Sports, Jobs - Marshalltown Times Republican
Timesrepublican.com

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on suicide. This story reports on local and national efforts to prevent veteran suicide. Part two, which will publish Jan. 27, examines suicide prevention initiatives for non-veterans. Suicide is the 10th l… more…

Names & News in North Iowa business for Jan. 20 - Mason City Globe Gazette
Globegazette.com

Names & News in North Iowa business for Jan. 20 Mason City Globe Gazette Do you have business news to brag about? Email the Globe Gazette at news@globegazette.com by 5 p.m. Tuesday for upcoming Sunday publication. more…

Monday Business Briefing: Wiltshire Pantry adds breakfast; music garden planned for Paristown Pointe; Humana’s interest in Medicaid customers; and more - Insider Louisville
Insiderlouisville.com

Monday Business Briefing: Wiltshire Pantry adds breakfast; music garden planned for Paristown Pointe; Humana’s interest in Medicaid customers; and more Insider Louisville Welcome to the Jan. 14 Monday Business Briefing, your weekly business intelligence diges… more…

REZ: A House Tour Of The iShares Residential REIT ETF
Seekingalpha.com

Among the most popular real estate “sub-sector” ETF, the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF offers focused exposure to 44 of the largest rental landlord more…

Are High-Yield Municipal Bonds 'High Yield' Or 'Junk'?
Seekingalpha.com

High-yield municipal bonds typically offer higher yields than investment-grade munis, but carry additional risk. A small allocation to high-yield munis can make more…

10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement
Mindful.org

There's a balancing of gender power happening across the professional world—including the mindfulness world. Ten leaders in the field share how they claim their power and bring the diversity of their experiences in the mindfulness movement to bear in the work… more…

The More Women in Government, the Healthier the Population
Juancole.com

By Carles Muntaner< | - In November 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formed the first gender-balanced cabinet in Canadian history. In announcing his cabinet, he ensured that half of his closest advisers (15 out of a total of 30) were women. Canada’s gender… more…