Health and Wellness (Page 2)

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In case you missed it, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) released a new report earlier this week from CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) on the negative impact of increasing staffing minimums at the federal level. The report shows that increasing staffing minimums will require billions …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced today the execution of a $20 million equipment note for MarinHealth Medical Center (MarinHealth) in Greenbrae, California. The issuance was approved by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA), chaired by Treasurer Ma. Proceeds of the note will be used by MarinHealth to finance …continue reading

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With 87% of Americans feeling stressed because of inflation, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. In order to determine where Americans cope best with their stress, WalletHub compared more than 180 …continue reading

Tom Umberg

Senator Thomas J. Umberg and the Ponderosa Community Resource Center announced a partnership with over a dozen organizations to provide free healthcare services and resources to residents at an upcoming community health fair. At this event, residents will be able to receive dental checkups, general health services, asthma screenings, COVID-19 …continue reading

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With recent changes by the credit bureaus expected to remove nearly 70% of medical collections debt tradelines from consumer credit reports, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the Cities Benefiting Most & Least From Medical-Debt Credit Report Changes, as well as accompanying videos. To identify where Americans …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency (HCA), Communicable Disease Control Division (CDCD) has confirmed the first presumptive case of monkeypox infection in Orange County (OC) and is awaiting final confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While awaiting CDC confirmation of a probable case, the HCA is proceeding …continue reading

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In response to Sunday’s approval from the Western States Safety Review Workgroup and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is finalizing preparations to offer the Moderna and Pfizer BioNTech vaccines for young children ages 6 months and older. “Starting this week, limited shipments …continue reading

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All nine Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties have been recognized for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most advanced, high-quality treatment by meeting guidelines recommended by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph medical centers in the …continue reading