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Biden Administration Announces $8 Billion Commitments to Address Hunger, Nutrition and Health Issues

Biden Administration Announces $8 Billion Commitments to Address Hunger, Nutrition and Health Issues

Today, President Biden and key senior officials hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. The goal of the conference is simple: to address issues related to food insecurity and diet-related chronic diseases that affect millions of Americans each year. The White House highlighted how nearly $8 billion in private and public sector …

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Health technology allows millions of people to “age in place”

Health technology allows millions of people to “age in place”

“Aging in place” refers to people aging in their own homes rather than moving to nursing homes or other types of care facilities. It’s certainly not new, conceptually – for centuries many cultures around the world have celebrated the retirement of the elderly and happily embrace the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, …

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AI in healthcare still has a long way to go

AI in healthcare still has a long way to go

For many years, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has promised to dramatically improve the healthcare industry. Whether through the promise of increasing access to and understanding of data, providing ways to better navigate patient care, or better deciphering new research and development efforts, healthcare experts await with looking forward to the widespread use of AI. Many …

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AI in healthcare still has a long way to go

AI in healthcare still has a long way to go

For many years, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has promised to dramatically improve the healthcare industry. Whether through the promise of increasing access to and understanding of data, providing ways to better navigate patient care, or better deciphering new research and development efforts, healthcare experts await with looking forward to the widespread use of AI. Many …

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Helping Medicaid: WVU researchers partner with state to assess pandemic policy changes

Helping Medicaid: WVU researchers partner with state to assess pandemic policy changes

An increase in telehealth use among Medicaid recipients is one result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from West Virginia University’s Office of Health Affairs are working with state Medicaid officials to find out if continuing these services will help Mountain State residents in the long term. “When the pandemic was first announced, the state Medicaid …

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WVU Medicine United Hospital Center sells Oktoberfest baskets

WVU Medicine United Hospital Center sells Oktoberfest baskets

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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

By JOSH BOAK – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting officials from North Carolina to highlight funding opportunities and hear first-hand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are doing locally. Thursday’s event reflects an expansion …

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Advice |  Leave adult children to fend for themselves?  It's outdated in today's economy.

Advice | Leave adult children to fend for themselves? It’s outdated in today’s economy.

The classic advice to parents is to sever the financial relationship with their young adult children as soon as they can. We are told to push them to fend for themselves financially or risk raising irresponsible adults – living lazily in their nursery or basement – unable to manage their money. But that advice is …

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