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State Highlights: Massachusetts Is Flush With Mental Health Providers, But Many People Still Struggle To Find Help; Public Comment Period For Va. Work Requirements To Conclude Saturday

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Ohio, New Hampshire, Texas, California and...
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St. Luke’s Hires New Cardiac Surgeons As It Works To Overhaul Troubled Houston Heart Transplant Program

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After losing its Medicare certification, the transplant center had temporarily suspended its program in June in order to review the deaths of patients following heart transplants. In a statement, the hospital said it will continue to make improvements in the program. The original director, Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, is still on staff and the hospital declined to describe his current...
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CMS hands states more power for waiver process

Oct 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a dramatic overhaul of the current 1332 waiver process, the CMS said state legislatures will no longer have to approve waiver plans. Instead, governors will be able to take action on their own. The agency also changed how it will evaluate...
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Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Chicken Rises to 92 in 29 States: CDC

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Chicken Rises to 92 in 29 States: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: CVS-Aetna Deal Raises Concerns With New York Regulators; Texas Ordered To Hire More State Workers To Oversee Foster Kids

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Georgia, Delaware, Arizona, Tennessee, Michigan, Illinois and Massachusetts....
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APhA looks to alleviate increasing pressures of the profession

Oct 20, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael Hogue, the president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association, explains how the APhA is working with other professional organizations and employers to seek legislative changes at the state and national levels that will result in recognition of pharmacists as providers of care. Read More...
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FDA gives green light to Regeneron’s Libtayo

Oct 19, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA has approved Regeneron’s Libtayo for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, the second-most common cancer in the United States. Read More...
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Medicaid expansion is about reclaiming dollars, Va. governor says

Oct 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For states that haven't expanded Medicaid, the push to do so isn't just about leaving money on the table. It's also about no longer subsidizing other states without benefit, according to Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam of...
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States that legalized recreational weed see increase in car accidents, studies say

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the probable cause of a crash that killed 12 people on a church bus near Concan, Texas, in March 2017 was that the 20-year-old man whose truck hit the bus was under the influence of marijuana and a sedative....
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State Highlights: CVS-Aetna Deal Gets Go-Ahead From Connecticut Regulators; New Legislation In NYC Aims To Tackle High Maternal Mortality Rates

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, New York, Virginia, Michigan, Iowa, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Missouri, California, Wisconsin and...
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Acadia Healthcare shares jump 9% after report of talks with private equity firms

Oct 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Acadia, which operates a network of nearly 600 behavioral health-care facilities with approximately 17,800 beds in 40 states, has been approached by private equity firms KKR and TPG Global, among others, according to...
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Zika spreads rapidly in India

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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What Changes Are Coming to Medicaid in 2019?

Oct 19, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Oct. 16—Additional state expansions of Medicaid eligibility are among the expected developments coming next year to the program, according to a former federal leader of Medicaid....
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Opioid Lawsuits On Par To Become Largest Civil Litigation Agreement In U.S. History

Oct 19, 2018 , Forbes
Recent months have seen a surge in opioid-related lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies and individual leadership of pharma, as well as retail pharmacies and dispensaries. Interestingly, they are being filed by cities, counties, state’s attorneys general and Native American tribal...
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Lessons From The Civil War: Long Shadow Cast By Trauma Stretches Far Beyond A Single Generation

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's evidence that a father's extreme hardship can alter the function of his genes in ways that can be passed on to his sons and shorten their lives. In other public health news: genetic testing and privacy, research quality, Alzheimer's, dementia, prostate cancer, fish oil, the flu and...
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U.S. blocks pork from Poland over African swine fever

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
The United States suspended imports of pork from Poland on Thursday over an outbreak of the highly contagious hog disease African swine fever in that country....
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U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 62 cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare, polio-like condition that causes weakness in the arms or legs, across 22 states....
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Video Monitoring Of Tuberculosis Treatment Effective In Urban And Rural Areas

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with statewide collaborators, report that patients who recorded videos of themselves taking tuberculosis (TB) medications better adhered to treatment than patients who were observed in-person. The study also found that using ......
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Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 80 cases confirmed

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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U.S. Birth Rates Still Dropping, Moms Still Older

Oct 18, 2018 , WebMD
Fewer babies are being born in the United States, and women are generally older when they have their first child, according to a new government...
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