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1233 Articles Matching "house"

House kicks off opioid legislative agenda, but appropriators will steer the money

Feb 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House turns to opioids as its last big healthcare push before midterm elections, but appropriators will make the funding decisions for the next few years of the...
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Senate agrees to White House demands for accountability in VA Choice reforms

Feb 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Senators are close to releasing a deal on the VA Choice program, and the Trump administration and a Koch-financed veterans group score a win with inclusion of a key provision that would let veterans opt for private providers if VA facilities...
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Most Parents' Guns Are Stored Loaded Or Unlocked -- Even If Kids Might Hurt Themselves

Feb 22, 2018 , Forbes
In more than half of U.S. households where children live and parents own guns, the firearms are not stored unloaded and locked up -- even if the children have higher risk of...
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Virginia House Finally Backs Medicaid Expansion, But It Could Be Tough Sell In State Senate

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The proposed deal would include work training requirements and for beneficiaries to contribute to their coverage. But Medicaid expansion was not included in the budget that the state's Senate passed out of committee on...
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House Ready To Hold First Hearings On Best Approach To Fight Opioid Crisis, Provide Adequate Funding

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following criticism for not providing a comprehensive strategy, House Republicans are setting out to find a bipartisan solution. “It’s my top priority as chairman of the committee to get rid of this deadly epidemic,” said House Energy and Commerce committee chairman Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.). “There’s going to be money—more money than has ever been...
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This 22-Year-Old Is Partnering With Industry Powerhouses To Revolutionize Prosthetics

Feb 21, 2018 , Forbes
22-year-old Easton LaChappelle wants to use 3D-printing and automation to produce realistic-looking, robotic prosthetic arms at a fraction of the price of current models. And he's partnering with Microsoft, Stratasys and Dassault Systemes to do...
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How 3-year olds are helping people live longer

Feb 20, 2018 , CNN Health
On the surface, Nightingale House in London looks like any other residential home for the elderly. With almost 200 residents, it's one of the the largest care homes in the country....
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A Single Pharmacy In A Tiny West Virginia Town Was Shipped 12.3 Million Doses Of Opioids Over 8-Year Period

Feb 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has launched an investigation into how that slipped by regulators' attention. News on the opioid crisis comes out of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Arizona, as...
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Guest Commentary: Systems must 'let go' of owning everything and focus on patient experience

Feb 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In the old days, healthcare organizations prioritized owning facilities, maximizing volume, optimizing revenue and controlling production in-house. There was little regard for total costs, outcomes or patient experience. Meanwhile, an...
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Intergenerational care: Where kids help the elderly live longer

Feb 17, 2018 , CNN Health
On the surface, Nightingale House in London looks like any other residential home for the elderly. With almost 200 residents, it's one of the the largest care homes in the country....
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Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: Study

Feb 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Ga. Bill Passed In House Would Boost Rural Health Care; ‘Patient Dumping’ In Sacramento Is ‘Systemic,’ Group Says

Feb 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, California, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Texas, New Hampshire, Colorado, Wisconsin, Oregon and...
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Azar eyes relaxing restrictions on physician-owned hospitals

Feb 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The new HHS secretary told House lawmakers Wednesday that he will take a look at the Affordable Care Act's restrictions on physician-owned hospitals to promote competition among...
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More Than 320 Counties, Cities And States Are Suing Drugmakers For Role In Opioid Epidemic

Feb 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Local and state leaders have been turning toward the legal system in their battle against the opioid crisis. In other news, the White House has approved research into which addiction treatments actually work best; doctors say Purdue's decision to stop marketing OxyContin is "20 years late"; and experts react to Attorney General Jeff Session's comments that patients should just "take some aspirin sometimes and tough it out a little...
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Oregon Takes Steps Toward Enshrining Right To Health Care In State Constitution

Feb 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The state's House of Representatives approved the measure, sending it to the Senate. If the upper chamber passes the bill, the question will go in front of voters on November's ballot. The legislation declares, "It is the obligation of the state to ensure that every resident of Oregon has access to cost-effective, medically appropriate and affordable health care as a fundamental...
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Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?

Feb 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Which opioid addiction treatments work? White House OKs study to find answers

Feb 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CDC will launch a national study to determine which treatments work best for people battling opioid addiction and when medication-assisted treatments are...
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Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?

Feb 14, 2018 , WebMD
Widely used manmade chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may undermine dieters' attempts to maintain weight loss by slowing down the body's metabolism, the new study...
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Trump to nominate Jim Carroll as next drug czar

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump has tapped deputy White House chief of staff Jim Carroll to serve as the administration's next drug czar, making him the most public face of the administration's efforts to fight the opioid...
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In Joint Letter, APTA Urges Congress To Extend Vital Health Care Programs, Policies

Feb 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a letter to House and Senate leaders this week, APTA joined more than 70 national provider organizations to urge Congress to reauthorize and fund programs and policies vital to health care and the nation's health care safety net. The groups called for swift action on 7 programs and policies lawm......
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