News tagged with budget cuts

Study: Pregnant teens need better school support

When 15-year-old Kali Gonzalez became pregnant, the honors student considered transferring to an alternative school. She worried teachers would harass her for missing class because of doctor's appointments ...

Nov 23, 2012
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States lagging in emergency preparedness, report shows

(HealthDay)—While significant progress has been made in the past 10 years, many states still fall short in their preparedness for public health emergencies such as disease outbreaks, natural disasters and ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Nurses: The forgotten workforce

A new national survey of nurses' attitudes highlights a profession that sees itself as overlooked by management and constantly suffocated by too much red tape.

Sep 02, 2013
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Cuba closes 54 hospitals since 2010: government

Cuba said Tuesday it has closed 54 hospitals since 2010, a sign that recent drastic budget cuts are taking a toll on one of this Communist island's most prized achievements: its vaunted healthcare system.

Oct 10, 2012
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White House warns of food safety cuts

(AP)—Impending across-the-board budget cuts could mean fewer government food safety inspections and higher prices for meat at the grocery store.

Feb 11, 2013
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CDC chief: Spending cuts threaten public health

(AP)—The nation's top disease detective says impending budget cuts will make it harder to solve outbreaks, fight hospital infections and keep illnesses overseas from making their way here.

Feb 23, 2013
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Spain healthcare suffering 'devastating' cuts: NGO

Hospital budget cuts and new charges for medicine are blocking healthcare access to hundreds of thousands of people in Spain, including the seriously ill, a top health charity warned Tuesday.

Sep 24, 2013
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Madrid health center directors quit en masse

(AP)—More than 300 directors of some 140 health centers in Madrid resigned from their posts Tuesday to protest plans to partly privatize the region's public health service.

Jan 08, 2013
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Mathematics: The key to better and cheaper healthcare

Efforts to achieve higher efficiency in healthcare delivery are often assumed to be forced by budget cuts that are in the end harmful to patients. However, quality improvements and cost savings can in fact ...

Dec 13, 2012
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