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U.N. health agency struggles with travel abuses – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 20, 2019, 3:02 PM UTC By Associated Press The World Health Organization spent nearly $ 192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business… Read More »

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University mapped the 25 American counties most at risk of measles because of their vaccine-exemption rates and proximity to airports. A similar… Read More »