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VIAW Newswire 06.12.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Legislative leaders circulate ‘compromise’ on school funding
A deal apparently has been struck among legislative leaders, if not the governor, in the bitter battle over California school financing.

States’ Sale of Hospital Records Could Put Patient Privacy at Risk
States could be putting patients’ privacy at risk by selling medical records that could be used to link an individual’s identity to their medical conditions, Bloomberg reports.

Entrepreneurs Call for Federal Government To Share More Health Data
Entrepreneurs are calling on the federal government to share more health care data, Kaiser Health News reports.

Santa Monica paramedics may soon decide if you need to go to ER
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) — When a paramedic responds to a call, they’re required to take patients to the emergency room, even if their condition doesn’t necessarily warrant that level of care. But there’s a new proposal to change that in Santa Monica.

Simple 7 Test’ rates your risk for stroke
LOS ANGELES (KABC) — There’s a way doctors can help determine if you’re at risk for a stroke. Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. But there are things you can do to minimize your risk of stroke — in fact there are seven.

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