Tag Archives: Health

Autism, auditory processing disorder and your child’s hearing health

Thanks to the common practice of newborn hearing screenings, most parents leave the hospital knowing how well their baby can hear. If their child is deaf or diagnosed with hearing loss, hospital staff and other healthcare professionals can guide the parents toward the appropriate communication and treatment resources. For children who are sensitive to certainsounds,… Read More »

UHS to pay feds $127 million in behavioral health settlement – ModernHealthcare.com

Universal Health Services announced Thursday it has agreed to settle civil complaints against its behavioral health facilities for $ 127 million, pending federal approval. The King of Prussia, Pa.-based hospital chain said it reached the agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division and on behalf of various states’ attorneys general. It will resolve… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »