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5512 Articles Matching "state"

Judge weighs ordering Maine governor to implement Medicaid expansion

May 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A Maine state judge said Thursday that Gov. Paul LePage's administration has a "duty to enforce" a voter-passed law to expand Medicaid to low-income...
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Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
In the United States, six children have died in hot cars so far this year -- and about 750 since 1998, the study authors...
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Redcon1 supplements coming to Vitamin Shoppe

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Redcon1 supplements will be available at all Vitamin Shoppe locations across the United States starting June 1, the manufacturer announced on Monday. Read More...
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FDA approves Glenmark’s Welchol generic

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Glenmark said that it had already started supplying the product in the United States. Read More...
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Walgreens steps up efforts to raise childhood poverty awareness

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
In advance of Red Nose Day in the United States, Walgreens is furthering its mission to drive awareness of childhood poverty here in the United States and around the world with the results of its first “Every One Counts Survey” and an exhibit at Millennium Park in Chicago. Read More...
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Younger American women more likely to get lung cancer than men

May 25, 2018 , CNN Health
Historically, men have been more likely to develop lung cancer than women in the United States, but new research indicates that this sex-based trend has flipped, with the greatest shift occurring among whites and some Hispanics born after the mid-1960s. Overall, younger women are now more likely to get lung cancer than men of the same age, the study authors say....
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State Highlights: Court Upholds Ruling Against California Aid-In-Dying Law; Oregon Fights High Hep C Mortality Rate With New Treatment Model

May 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Texas, Rhode Island, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, Maryland, Minnesota and...
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Dollar General opens 15th distribution center

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Dollar General, state and local agencies invested approximately $85 million in the construction of the center, which is located in Jackson, Georgia. Read More...
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As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims

May 25, 2018 , CNN Health
The Nipah virus outbreak in India's southern state of Kerala is suspected to have spread to the neighboring state of Karnataka, where two people are being tested for it, a health official told CNN....
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States face big costs, coverage losses from Medicaid work requirements

May 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities said imposing so-called community engagement requirements, premiums and other conditions means states and the federal government will have to spend tens of millions to track compliance and...
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As Involuntary Rehab Rates Rise In Midst Of Crisis, Doctors Warn That The Practice Usually Doesn’t Work

May 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers in some states hit hard by the drug epidemic are trying to create or strengthen laws allowing authorities to force people into treatment, but experts say success stories are rare. In other news on the crisis: a cycle of despair for women who end up in and out of jails for crimes related to their drug addiction; death rates in Massachusetts; a "dangerous batch" of K2 in New York; and more....
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What you need to know about lethal Nipah virus

May 24, 2018 , CNN Health
A little-known virus causing deaths in a southern Indian state has become a global cause for concern seemingly overnight....
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State Highlights: NYC Health System Aims To Recoup $11.5M In Denied Claims From UnitedHealthcare; Health System In Md. Warns 500,000 Patients Of Data Breach

May 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Maryland, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Wisconsin, California, Kansas, Oregon and...
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US issues health warning after employee in China suffers 'abnormal sensations of sound and pressure'

May 24, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. State Department issued a health alert after a government employee stationed in China was diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain...
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What we know about the possible 'sonic attacks' in Cuba and now China

May 24, 2018 , CNN Health
The US State Department is looking into what could be a new "sonic attack" in China, "similar to what happened in Cuba" over a year ago, a US diplomatic official told CNN....
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South Dakota adds a safety net to its Medicaid work requirement waiver

May 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
South Dakota is the latest state that hasn't expanded Medicaid looking to impose work requirements. But it developed a strategy to avoid the so-called subsidy cliff that CMS wants to...
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

May 24, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence RisesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2018 12:00:00...
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CMS Medicaid access rule poses financial hit to hospitals

May 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS' proposal to allow states to opt out of a Obama-era rule meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care could endanger hospitals' solvency and reduce access to...
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Mediterranean Diet Most Popular on U.S. Coasts

May 24, 2018 , WebMD
People on the West Coast and in the Northeast have been quick to embrace this healthy eating plan. But it has yet to catch on in parts of the South and some Midwest states, the study...
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Adding Blue Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection

May 23, 2018 , WebMD
Spotting polyps during a colonoscopy can be tricky, particularly when they're flat or small (under 5 millimeters), one expert in the United States...
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