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Trump administration could leverage waivers for state CON law repeals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that want their states to keep up their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting...
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Influenza Activity in US Rises Slightly

Dec 08, 2018 , RxList
Influenza activity in the United States rose slightly, exceeding the national baseline for the first time this season, during the week ending November 24 (week 47), according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Why one state that did everything right is still losing ACA exchange enrollment

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Enrollment in New Jersey's insurance exchange during open enrollment this year trails last year's sign-ups by 14%. That's despite state efforts to enact an individual mandate, implement a reinsurance program and prohibit short-term insurance...
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EPA Circulating Proposal To Limit Obama-Era Rule On Water Pollution

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Obama administration's regulation was a target for rural landowners since it could have restricted how much pollution from chemical fertilizers and pesticides could seep into water. Real estate developers and golf clubs also criticized the rule. In other environmental news, the EPA took steps to ease rules on the coal...
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Report Reveals Link Between Air Pollution And Increased Risk For Miscarriage

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah — had a higher risk (16%) of miscarriage following short-term expos......
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Child-Friendly Prison Visits Help Moms In Washington Stay Connected, Reduce Trauma Of Separation

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
States are experimenting with programs that allow low-risk, incarcerated mothers to spend quality time with their children. Women are the fastest-growing prison population and states have varying policies on how often they can see their children. Prison news comes out of Washington, New York, Oklahoma, Missouri and...
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Ohio Abortion Heartbeat Bill Stalls In Senate Amid Concerns About Whether It’s Unconstitutional

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The delay means the bill might not pass this year. Similar abortion bans have been found unconstitutional in other states. Legislative news comes out of Georgia and Massachusetts,...
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State Highlights: Ohio’s Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, But Rate For Black Babies Increases; Family Planning Services Cut At Milwaukee Clinic

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Utah and New...
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State Highlights: Concerns In Oregon About Housing For People With Mental Illness; Faith Community In Indiana Pushes Universal Health Care

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Indiana, California, Ohio, Texas and...
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In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic, Missouri Governor Urges Passage Of Database Monitoring Bill To Identify People At Risk

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Mike Parson is hopeful his proposal to allow doctors to see patients' records will move ahead next year. Every other state has a state-wide drug monitoring database. Other opioid news focuses on illegal sales of fentanyl, disclosing lobbying efforts and a push for prescription...
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Obamacare enrollment sinks 11% — historically low unemployment is at least partly to blame

Dec 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
The tightest U.S. labor market in nearly 50 years could be another contributor to the steep drop in Obamacare sign-ups in some states, as more Americans get health insurance as a benefit from their...
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U.S. healthcare spending growth slows for second year in a row

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
Healthcare spending growth in the United States slowed for the second year in a row in 2017, mainly due to slower spending growth for hospital care, physician and clinical services as well as retail prescription drugs, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck...
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USC Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Abuse Is Now Center Of Grand Jury Investigation

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While deputy district attorney Reinhold Mueller Jr. declined to comment on the grand jury examining evidence about Dr. George Tyndall, he said, “Our office is thoroughly reviewing all complaints that have been presented to us.” In other women's health news, California universities might make abortion pills available, and Iowans are having to travel out of state for...
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CDC says nine more people added to E.coli infection investigation

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday an additional nine people are being investigated in connection with the multistate outbreak of E. coli infections related to romaine lettuce....
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta tests the Apple Watch's new heart monitor

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Since the Apple Watch Series 4 was announced in September, one of its most anticipated functions has been the promise to perform a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) whenever a consumer wants. The feature becomes available in the United States on Thursday via a software update....
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Vaseline to deliver #SaveMySkin kits for a limited time

Dec 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Vaseline, through a partnership with Fooji, will deliver free #SaveMySkin kits to residents in the United States. Read More...
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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to 9 more illnesses, FDA says

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26....
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5.1 Million Pounds Of Beef Added To Recall Over Salmonella Worries

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The CDC is also warning people to thoroughly cook meat because that's the only way to kill salmonella and to check their freezer for meat products. The products were packaged between July and September. Illnesses have been reported in 25...
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Adenovirus Kills 12 in 2 States, But What Is It?

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
Adenovirus refers to a cluster of viruses -- more than 50 known strains -- that most commonly infect the respiratory system. Each strain may bring about a different set of symptoms, such as the common cold, sore throat, fever, bronchitis, and...
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