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House GOP introduces bill to delay Obamacare taxes

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Republicans of a key House committee introduced a tax package to delay Obamacare taxes that don't expire until next year or...
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Philippine taxes on sugary drinks could avert thousands of deaths, WHO study says

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
The Philippines could avert 24,000 premature deaths linked to diseases such as diabetes, stroke and heart failure in the next two decades after it adopted taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
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Marathons Can Tax Amateurs' Hearts

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Marathons Can Tax Amateurs' HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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Substance Abuse Now Accounts For Nearly One Of Three Minnesota Children Being Removed From Their Homes

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The flood of children entering the state's care because of the opioid crisis is further straining a system already taxed. Meanwhile, a clinic in Virginia will be the first in the state to provide a program for pregnant women trying to fight addiction....
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A Unique New York Law Allows State To Collect Taxes From Opioid Makers To Defray Cost Of Crisis. Companies Are Not Happy About It.

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The state has sent the companies bills totaling about $600 million under the new Opioid Stewardship Act. In other news from the drug epidemic: pharmacists are trained on dispensing naloxone; a company hikes the price of an anti-overdose drug by 600 percent; Rhode Island develops a strategy to get prisoners effective addiction treatment; bixsexual women are more prone to misusing prescription opioids; and...
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Oncology Nursing Foundation Refocuses Commitment To All Oncology Nurses

Nov 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Support for oncology nursing is critical to the advancement of the profession and the future of care for patients with cancer. The Oncology Nursing Foundation—formerly known as the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation—is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organization dedicated solely to suppo......
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A giant insurer is offering free Apple Watches to customers who meet walking goals

Nov 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
UnitedHealthcare members enrolled in the Motion program can get an Apple Watch for the cost of taxes and shipping alone, if they reach certain fitness...
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Nevada Votes No To The Tampon Tax And Yes To The Menstrual Equity Movement

Nov 09, 2018 , Forbes
At the midterm elections, Nevada became the 10th state to eliminate the “tampon tax”. Proponents of its elimination argue that feminine hygiene products are a basic need, and the tax represents a financial imposition on underserved communities and...
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Nevada becomes the 10th state to eliminate a 'pink tax' on menstrual products

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
You can add Nevada to the list of states that don't levy a "pink tax" on feminine hygiene products....
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As CVS Nears Closing On Deal With Aetna, Sales At Prescription Counter Rise 9.2 Percent, Top Expectations

Nov 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Lower taxes in the third quarter also helped CVS, which says it will complete the purchase of the health care insurer before Thanksgiving and begin expanding the care it provides through many of its nearly 10,000...
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Maine voters reject universal home care referendum

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The ballot measure would have hiked taxes to cover no-cost, at-home healthcare services for seniors and disabled people regardless of income...
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Health concerns drive voters to back Medicaid, weed and trans rights

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election and several involved health-related issues ranging from the taxes on feminine hygiene products to Medicaid expansion, to abortion access, and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what they rejected....
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'Meat taxes' would save many lives and cut health care costs, study says

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
It would drive up the price of your barbecue but a global "meat tax" could save 220,000 lives and cut health care bills by $41 billion each year, according to a new study....
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Health experts propose a red meat tax to recoup $172 billion in health care-costs

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Researchers at Oxford University want governments around the world to introduce a tax on red and processed...
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Voters Across The Country Will Weigh Health-Related Ballot Questions

Nov 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The issues in play range from Medicaid expansion to marijuana legalization and soda taxes....
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Soda Makers Using Ballot Measures to Fight Soda Taxes

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Soda Makers Using Ballot Measures to Fight Soda TaxesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Your health is on the ballot in the midterm election

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states will have more than candidates to choose in Tuesday's election. There are 158 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election, and several involve health-related issues such as Medicaid expansion, marijuana, abortion, grocery taxes and charges related to drug use and possession....
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What Amazon Did This Week

Nov 05, 2018 , Forbes
Your weekly Planet Amazon round-up is here...this week was all about new UK taxes, Q4 guidance and being worth $250 billion less than a month ago. Strap...
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Pepsi, Coke said to become a force behind initiatives that push back on food and beverage taxes

Nov 05, 2018 , CNBC Health
Companies including Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Co are trying to stop municipalities from taxing certain foods and beverages, according to the New York...
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Pepsi, Coke said to become a secret force behind ballot initiatives that push back on sugar taxes

Nov 04, 2018 , CNBC Health
Companies including Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Co are trying to stop municipalities from taxing sugary drinks, according to the New York...
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