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Tim Cook teases that Apple has 'new services' coming in 2019

Cook mentioned these things in an interview with CNBC on the show "Mad Money" hosted by Jim Cramer . "And as we've gotten into healthcare more and more through the Watch and through other things that we've created with ResearchKit and CareKit and putting your medical records on the iPhone, this is a huge deal".

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents

A day after proposing health care for all New Yorkers , Mayor de Blasio plans to introduce legislation Wednesday forcing private employers to provide two weeks of paid time off to their workers. Wait times to see a primary care doctor would be in line with the one to two weeks it now takes, officials said. "We recognize that obviously health care isn't just, in theory, a right; it's in practice a right".

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IL officials urge vaccination after child dies of flu

Overall, there have been 2,083 cases reported this flu season , down from 10,335 at this time a year ago. "We also have good evidence that having a flu shot greatly reduces the risk of hospitalization or death even for those who do get the flu anyway", he added.

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Facility’s CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

I clearly don't have firsthand knowledge of what happened", Meyers said . Bill Timmons' resignation, which was unanimously accepted by Hacienda's board of directors, came as new allegations of past abuses emerged. The staff member remarked that one client with intellectual disabilities had been placed in a sexual position. The second staffer said she had seen "many" other staffers do the same thing.

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De Blasio says every resident in NYC will be guaranteed health care

In 2013, Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx announced a new "Integrated Wellness Program" targeting seriously mentally ill people with chronic health problems-the same population that tends to be uninsured, to neglect their own care, and to wind up in the emergency room when their diabetes or cardiovascular disease catches up with them.

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U.S. jobs growth exceeds expectations and eases market fears

The comments from a usually hawkish reserve bank president, made in an interview on the sidelines of the American Economic Association annual meeting, add to the sense that the roughly quarterly pace of rate hikes enacted by the Fed for the past two years may take a pause this year absent a surprise jump in inflation or faster-than-expected economic growth.