Healthcare system lays off 23 managers; AHA, Campbell face lawsuit;

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> Baptist Memorial Health Care, with 14 affiliate hospitals throughout the mid-South, laid off 23 managers across four hospitals in Mississipi, reported the Jackson Clarion Ledger. Article

> California is training about 2,200 educators to inform 5.3 million uninsured and underinsured residents about the healthcare reform and to collect information from those who are interested in health insurance under the new law, reported the San Francisco Chronicle. Article

> A fraud lawsuit filed against the American Heart Association and the Campbell soup company claims AHA's use of the "Heart-Check Mark" on more than 30 different types of canned soup deceives consumers into thinking the soups meet the AHA's heart-healthy nutritional guidelines, according to MedPage Today. The 410 mg of sodium per serving in the soups surpass AHA's threshold of 140 mg of sodium per serving. Article

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> It sounds so simple to have people take their drugs on time and in the dosages prescribed by their doctors. However, medication non-adherence is a serious problem in this country that is unhealthy, potentially lethal for patients and very costly for our healthcare system. Article

> A Swiss study of text messaging intervention in young people did not have statistically significant short-term effects on smoking cessation, but did result in statistically significant lower cigarette consumption, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Article

And Finally... Why choose Pepsi or Cheetos when you can have both at once. Article

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