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Viewpoints: Science-Backed Campaigns Against Vaping Could Go Long Way To Ending Teens’ Use; Everyone Should Get Behind Trump’s Push For Price Transparency In Health Care

Aug 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health...
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Cutting back on vegetable protein tied to unhealthy aging

Aug 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health problems than their peers who increase the amount of plant protein they eat, a Spanish study suggests....
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Government Was On Cusp Of Alerting Public About Opioid Crisis 13 Years Ago. Why It Didn’t Remains A Mystery.

Aug 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top government officials flagged "disturbing" data around opioids and addiction back in 2006 and requested urgent action be taken. Then-U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona agreed to issue a call to action. But then the momentum fizzled after a new surgeon general came on and 13 years later, the crisis continues to grip the country....
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Health Tip: Treating Short-Term Back Pain

Aug 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Treating Short-Term Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Family Planning Just Got A Lot Harder For Low-Income Families; Put Vaccines On Back-To-School To-Do Lists

Aug 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about these public health issues and...
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Controversial Methodology Used In CMS’ Hospital Star Ratings To Be Altered

Aug 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
CMS said it plans to use the feedback from the public input request to guide its proposed changes to the star ratings. The methodology currently used has garnered many complaints in the...
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5 Health Tips to Promote Back-to-School Success

Aug 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 5 Health Tips to Promote Back-to-School SuccessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious drawback to a long-established public health intervention....
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Could Fluoride Be Bad for Baby During Pregnancy?

Aug 20, 2019 , WebMD
Two out of every three U.S. residents now live in an area with fluoridated water, compared with 38% of Canadians and 3%  of Europeans, the researchers said in background...
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State Highlights: Workers, Patients From Closed D.C. Area Women’s Hospital Look Back On ‘Cutting Edge’ Treatment; Virginia Communities Work On Ways To Keep Mentally Ill Out Of Court Systems

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from the District Of Columbia, Virginia, Washington, Kansas, California, Ohio, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and...
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Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care...
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Bitcoin up 30,000X -- here's your backdoor in

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
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Building a Better Backpack

Aug 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Building a Better BackpackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Louisiana Residents Can Go Online To Get Immunization Records As Part Of HHS-Backed Pilot Program

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“This program will serve as a way to improve immunization rates throughout the state, reduce the administrative burden of immunization records requests for health care providers and empower patients to take greater control over their health,” said Dr. Alex Billioux, assistant secretary of the Office of Public Health. News on immunizations comes from Texas and Kansas, as well....
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Serbia reports suspected African swine fever cases in backyard pigs

Aug 13, 2019 , Reuters
Serbia has reported four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday....
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Graham Vows A ‘Smart’ Health Law Repeal If Republicans Retake The House

Aug 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said his legislation would shift money from states that expanded Medicaid to ones that didn't. "If we could get the money back to the states, Democratic policies would be tested against our policies," Graham said. State insurance news comes out of North Carolina and Georgia, as well....
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Detroit Man Who Was Deported To Iraq Dies After Family Says He Couldn’t Access Needed Insulin

Aug 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Jimmy Aldaoud spent most of his life in the United States but was deported as part of increased immigration enforcement efforts. In Iraq, he was unable to get the insulin needed to treat his diabetes, his family says. "Jimmy Aldaoud ... should have never been sent to Iraq," Rep. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) said. "My Republican colleagues and I have repeatedly called on the executive branch to cease deportation of such vulnerable people. Now, someone has died." Meanwhile, nearly 700 immigrants were...
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Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE

Aug 09, 2019 , Reuters
Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
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Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment

Aug 08, 2019 , Reuters
Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
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Ohio Governor Lays Out Gun Violence Plan That Includes ‘Red Flag’ Laws, Background Checks, Monitoring Social Media

Aug 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Following the shooting in Dayton, Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine faces demands that he "do something" from grief-stricken Ohioans. DeWine on Tuesday announced that he would push for measures that he thinks can pass the Republican-controlled state legislature, which has a history of knocking down similar efforts....
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