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1584 Articles Matching "government"

These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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Calif. Governor To Place Indefinite Moratorium On Death Penalty: It’s ‘Inconsistent With Our Bedrock Values’

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be a leader in the world as long as its government continues to sanction the premeditated and discriminatory execution of its people,” Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to say. Newsom also cited cost and racial disparities as reasons for his...
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Cities shrug off FDA warning about Canadian drug imports

Mar 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly reduced price, even though federal officials raised safety concerns about the practice last week....
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Canada advisory group calls for new prescription drug agency

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create an arm's-length national drug agency to manage and oversee a new drug program....
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U.S. bolsters 'Beagle Brigade' to sniff out deadly hog virus

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. government will employ more dogs to sniff out illegal pork products at airports and seaports in an effort to keep out a contagious hog disease that has spread across Asia and Europe, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday....
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Climate change gets worse management under Trump, investigation finds

Mar 07, 2019 , CNN Health
The federal government is doing a worse job managing the problem of climate change under President Donald Trump, according to an investigation from the Government Accountability Office that included climate change on its High Risk List report on Wednesday....
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Spending on abstinence-only education not tied to fewer teen births

Mar 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. government spending on abstinence-only education doesn't appear to reduce teen pregnancies and in some areas is having the opposite effect, a recent study suggests....
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Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government's Blessing

Mar 06, 2019 , Forbes
NIH has just approved two projects that aim to turn avian influenza into a potentially deadly human pathogen. The research was "paused" by the US in 2014, but the pause was quietly lifted last year, despite the warnings of hundreds of distinguished scientists from around the...
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Data Governance, AI And Healthcare: An Exciting New World Of Health Provision

Mar 05, 2019 , Forbes
As AI becomes more commonplace, there’s an increased need for data governance. It’s an issue that’s been identified by the government, as it recently announced an ethics group to oversee large groups of data...
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As Government Gives Green Light To Research That Could Make Flu Viruses More Dangerous, Scientists Remain Concerned

Mar 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research was halted years ago over safety concerns, but has once again received the go-ahead from the government. However, officials didn't give a reason for the about-face, and scientists, who say the research could unleash a pandemic either by accident or through terrorism, are outraged. In other public health news: supplements and dementia, black women and HIV, health technology, stress, and more....
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Exclusive: U.S. to issue meat company guidelines as recalls mount - official

Mar 05, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. government plans to issue new guidelines for food companies as early as this week after an increase in recalls of meat and poultry products possibly containing metal, plastic and other foreign materials, a food-safety official said on Monday....
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Pigs fly: China pork producers surge as swine disease cuts supply

Mar 02, 2019 , Reuters
Shares in China's leading pig producers have soared to record levels despite one of the worst disease outbreaks in years, as investors bet on tightening pork supplies and strong government support for leading producers....
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Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue vaccine

Mar 02, 2019 , Reuters
The Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine....
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Swiss may let 5,000 people use marijuana legally for studies

Mar 01, 2019 , Reuters
Switzerland may let up to 5,000 people smoke marijuana legally in pilot studies to help shape new rules for recreational use of the drug, the government said on Thursday....
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Google unveils drug disposal locator tool

Mar 01, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Among the drug disposal locations that include hospitals and government building are CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens locations with safe disposal kiosks.  Read More...
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Empatica Partners With DRIVe To Develop Smart Watch That Predicts Lung Infections Before Symptoms Appear

Mar 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Empatica is proud to announce its partnership with the U.S. Government's BARDA Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe), under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to collaborate on the development of a new smart watch which will alert users when they are developing a seri......
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Detention Centers In California Lack Oversight And Proper Care, Reports Find

Feb 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Health and safety problems at immigration detention facilities throughout California pose a serious risk to detainees, according to two reports released Tuesday. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra and California State Auditor Elaine Howle concluded that federal and local governments are failing to adequately oversee the facilities, allowing the problems to...
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U.S. House Democrats introduce sweeping 'Medicare for All' bill

Feb 27, 2019 , Reuters
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious proposal on Tuesday to move all Americans into the government's Medicare health insurance program, tapping into public frustration over the rising cost of healthcare that has become a key issue for the party as it seeks to gain control of Congress and the White House in 2020....
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Medicare’s Innovation Chief Wants To ‘Blow Up’ Model For Paying Primary Care Physicians

Feb 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Adam Boehler wants to introduce a new model that focuses on quality of care. That new model will be the first major test of Boehler’s efforts to accelerate the federal government’s slow-moving shift to what’s known as value-based care....
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Government to Shoulder Half of U.S. Health Care Costs by 2027

Feb 24, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Government to Shoulder Half of U.S. Health Care Costs by 2027Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2019 12:00:00...
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