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Lynn clinic works to bring tuberculosis out of hiding (features Lynn CHC)

Boston Globe, February 21, 2017
LYNN - Antonio Frias took it in stride when he heard the blood test results: He was infected with tuberculosis. Read more »

WBJ names the 2017 Business Leaders of the Year (features Fran Athes, President & CEO of FHC of Worcester)

Worcester Business Journal, February 20, 2017
The Worcester Business Journal's roots with our Business Leader issue go all the way back to our very beginning. Back in 1982, the publication – then known as Business Worcester – launched its very first issue and Business Leader award with First Safety Fund Bank CEO Herb Dunnington on the cover. Read more »

12.2 million sign up for 'Obamacare' despite its problems

Boston Globe, February 11, 2017
On Tuesday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California began hearing arguments in a case weighing whether to continue the suspension of President Trump's travel ban on immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries. Read more »

Report: Insured Mass. residents still struggle with access to health care

Worcester Telegram, February 11, 2017
BOSTON - While most Massachusetts residents have insurance, many still stuggle with access to health care, a new report finds. Read more »

Health workers say some patients are missing appointments after Trump's ban

WBUR's CommonHealth, February 8, 2017
On Tuesday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California began hearing arguments in a case weighing whether to continue the suspension of President Trump's travel ban on immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries. Read more »

Before the wall: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border

New York Times, February 8, 2017
President Trump's executive order to begin the construction of a wall between the United States and Mexico has left many wondering what it will mean for them and the future. Read more »

Does this Obamacare experiment offer significant savings?

PBS NewsHour, February 6, 2017
One of the goals of the Affordable Care Act was to develop organizations that offer doctors and hospitals a deal: In exchange for more efficient care for Medicare recipients, providers receive a share of the savings as a bonus. Now that ACOs have become embedded in the health care system, are they really working? Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports. Read more »

On college campuses, homelessness is a 'hidden' problem

WBUR, February 6, 2017
At least 57,000 college students are estimated to be homeless across the country, according to a survey of financial aid data. Read more »

Why is diabetes so low on the list of leading causes of death?

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 6, 2017
Diabetes - one of America's most common ailments - is listed seventh among the leading causes of death behind heart disease, cancer, lower chronic respiratory disease, accidents, strokes and Alzheimer's disease. Read more »

Mysterious cluster of amnesia cases, possibly tied to opioids, alarms health officials

PBS NewsHour, February 1, 2017
Public health officials on Thursday said they had detected a bizarre cluster of cases in which patients in Massachusetts developed amnesia over the past few years - a highly unusual syndrome that could be connected to opioid use. Read more »