La difícil tarea de aprender a cuidar a un ser querido

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Durante los últimos 20 años la demencia ha estado lentamente robando la memoria y la capacidad de pensar de Ruth Pérez. Su hija, Angela Bobo, recuerda cuándo le quedó claro que su madre nunca más sería la misma. Y cómo aprendió a cuidarla y a pedir ayuda.

Clash Between Hospital, Insurer May Reach Pa. Statehouse

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This story is part of a reporting partnership that includes WHYY, and Kaiser Health News. State lawmakers are signaling a willingness to referee a fight between southwest Pennsylvania’s dominant health insurer and the region’s largest medical system. Highmark, a Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate, and UPMC, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system, tried […]

Managing Asthma With More Than Medicine

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Truly treating childhood asthma takes a team of doctors, health educators and parents. They are trying this approach in Philadelphia, where the prevalence of the disease in the African-American community is especially high.