Healthcare Data Digest, July 13, 2012
July 13, 2012 Volume II Issue 28

Welcome to this week's Healthcare Data Digest. In case you missed any of this week's headlines in our Twitter news feed, you can view them now:

  1. Ohio Residents Living Above 200 Percent of Federal Poverty Level Report Better Health

  2. American Fast Food Increasing Heart Disease Risk in Southeast Asians

  3. Young Adult ACA Mandate Had Impact on Extending Parental Employer Coverage

  4. New Table: Case Identification for Aetna's Compassionate Care Program

  5. Methadone Linked to 30 Percent of Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths

  6. Parents Are Less Likely to Develop Colds

  7. Aftermath of SCOTUS Healthcare Reform Ruling: The Country Reacts

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