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First Choice Health offers reports to curb opioid risks in Seattle area

Seattle-based First Choice Health will offer free de-identified prescription opioid use reports to employers in the Puget Sound area. The company offers third party administration, employee assistance, medical management and a PPO network to members in Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. “This workforce prescription opioid use report helps to identify if there is a problem,… Read More »

Doctors Begin To Raise Climate Change’s Health Effects With Patients : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. Mary Rice walks with Michael Howard at a Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare clinic in Chealsea, Mass, as they test his oxygen levels with the addition of oxygen from a portable tank. He has COPD, a progressive lung disease that can be exacerbated by heat and humidity. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle… Read More »