Inmates are excluded from Medicaid — here’s why it makes sense to change that

Originally posted 2017-02-23 01:03:52. By Megan Zakerski, Medical Student, University of Michigan, Tyler Winkelman, RWJF Clinical Scholar and Clinical Lecturer, University of Michigan, and Amy Young, Medical Student, University of Michigan. Inmates wait to enter an assigned cell block at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, California. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File The incarcerated population in…
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Inmates are excluded from Medicaid — here’s why it makes sense to change that

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Originally posted 2017-02-23 01:03:52. By Megan Zakerski, Medical Student, University of Michigan, Tyler Winkelman, RWJF Clinical Scholar and Clinical Lecturer, University of Michigan, and Amy Young, Medical Student, University of Michigan. Inmates wait to enter an assigned cell block at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, California. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File The incarcerated population in… https://omegapediatrics.com/inmates-excluded-medicaid-sense-change/

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Mayo Clinic: Privately insured patients to get priority over Medicaid, Medicare patients

Originally posted 2017-03-17 12:02:16. Citing tighter profit margins, the chief executive of the Mayo Clinic recently told his employees that the prestigious health system will prioritize the care of privately insured patients over those on Medicare and Medicaid. That bold pronouncement by Dr. John Noseworthy – made in a speech to employees late last year…
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Mayo Clinic: Privately insured patients to get priority over Medicaid, Medicare patients

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Originally posted 2017-03-17 12:02:16. Citing tighter profit margins, the chief executive of the Mayo Clinic recently told his employees that the prestigious health system will prioritize the care of privately insured patients over those on Medicare and Medicaid. That bold pronouncement by Dr. John Noseworthy – made in a speech to employees late last year… https://omegapediatrics.com/mayo-clinic-privately-insured-patients-priority-medicaid-medicare-patients/

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Gun-Related Injuries Put 20,000 Children a Year in ER

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Gunfire killed about 4,500 U.S. children and adolescents in 2015, and it sends about 20,000 to the emergency room each year, according to a new review by Children’s National Health System. Adolescents aged 12 to 19 comprise 90 percent of those ER visits. Related: NRA-backed law limiting doctors’ gun speech struck down The study by… https://omegapediatrics.com/gun-related-injuries-put-20000-children-year-er/

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Gun-Related Injuries Put 20,000 Children a Year in ER

Gunfire killed about 4,500 U.S. children and adolescents in 2015, and it sends about 20,000 to the emergency room each year, according to a new review by Children’s National Health System. Adolescents aged 12 to 19 comprise 90 percent of those ER visits. Related: NRA-backed law limiting doctors’ gun speech struck down The study by…
Source: https://omegapediatrics.com/gun-related-injuries-put-20000-children-year-er/

What is best for children’s health and development after divorce? The research shows…

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As a young psychology intern in the late 1970s, my first patients were boys from divorced homes, suffering from what was then called “father hunger.” In those days, when parents split up, dads fell by the wayside. Fathers saw their children at the mothers’ discretion. This customary fallout from divorce reflected the belief that mothers… https://omegapediatrics.com/childrens-health-development-divorce-research-shows/

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What is best for children’s health and development after divorce? The research shows…

As a young psychology intern in the late 1970s, my first patients were boys from divorced homes, suffering from what was then called “father hunger.” In those days, when parents split up, dads fell by the wayside. Fathers saw their children at the mothers’ discretion. This customary fallout from divorce reflected the belief that mothers…
Source: https://omegapediatrics.com/childrens-health-development-divorce-research-shows/

7 Facts About Head Lice

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Originally posted 2017-01-25 07:15:05. Let’s talk about lice. They’re pretty lousy; they itch, they can spread disease, and they’re just gross. Thankfully, SciShow host Hank Green can tell us more about lice than we could ever imagine, such as why we put our heads together to show how much we care — “to intentionally transmit… https://omegapediatrics.com/7-facts-head-lice/

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