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China to reduce number of small slaughterhouses to better control African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday said it will reduce the number of small-scale slaughterhouses to better prevent and control African swine fever. There are too many small slaughterhouses in some places in China, equipped with old facilities and backward production techniques, and checks on the pork quality are not done properly, the… Read More »

Solving the social determinants requires the right tech and a better payment model

Tom Sequist of Partners HealthCare, Dr. Eric Fleegler of Veta Health and an ER physician at Boston Children’s Hospital, Somava Stout, of the Connected Health Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Josh Lemieux of the nonprofit OCHIN, address the social determinants at the Connected Health Conference in Boston. Physicians have long struggled to get patients and… Read More »

Health care organizations have to take better care of their employees

Anybody who has even a passing interest in health and wellness knows the sobering fact that a large number of medical problems that plague society today are the result of unhealthy living habits. Conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, which are reaching epidemic proportions, are directly linked to poor eating and inactivity. Official statistics… Read More »