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2193 Articles Matching "california"

California To Allow Patients To Get HIV Prevention Pills Without Having To Get Doctor’s Prescription

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Supporters of the legislation say PrEP significantly reduces the risk of infection, but only if started within 72 hours of exposure to the virus. Not everyone can get to a doctor within that time frame, they say. The California Medical Association was initially opposed to the legislation but became neutral on it after it was amended to limit the number of PrEP pills patients can get without a physician’s note to 60...
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State Highlights: NYC Increases Mental Health Outreach To Homeless After Murders; D.C. Considers One Of Nation’s Highest Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, District of Columbia, Wyoming, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Iowa, Texas, and...
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Congenital Syphilis Continues To Rise At An Alarming Rate

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The number of U.S. infants who acquired syphilis from their mothers during pregnancy rose 40% last year. Just five states, including California, accounted for nearly two-thirds of the...
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Study: Proteus' digital pill system accurate, improved adherence among California TB patients

Oct 08, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The independent investigation suggests that wirelessly observed therapies using Proteus' system could be considered equivalent to in-person medication adherence programs, but much better received by patients taking oral...
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State Highlights: Connecticut Lawmakers Refocus Health Goals After Defeat Of Public Option Plan; Minnesota Families With Disabilities Struggle With Annual Needs Assessments

Oct 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, Minnesota, Ohio, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Alabama, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Missouri, Washington, Texas, Florida, Illinois, California, the District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland and...
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Can Grindr Screen Time Be Used To Reduce HIV Risk?

Oct 06, 2019 , Forbes
An interesting new study from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) reported at #IDWeek2019 today used “on-screen” time with Grindr to correlate with risky sexual behavior and substance...
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Recordings Paint Picture Of Hospital Driven To Keep Vegetative Patient Alive For Year To Avoid Federal Scrutiny

Oct 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
ProPublica reports on the case of Darryl Young, who never woke up from heart transplant surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Sept. 2018. Audio recordings reveal conversations of how his medical team strategized to keep him alive over concerns about the transplant program’s survival rate. Other hospital news comes out of Maine, California, Georgia and...
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State Highlights: Drugmakers Fined By Nevada For Not Reporting Pricing Data; Some In Flint Still Don’t Have Safe Water

Oct 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Nevada, Michigan, California, Kansas, Connecticut, Oregon and...
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State Highlights: Grocery Deserts Impact Rural Areas; Many California Seniors Just A Disaster Away From Homelessness

Oct 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from North Dakota, New Mexico, California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon and...
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Cloud management tool for dental practices CareStack lands $28M

Oct 03, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The latest funding round was led by Steadview Capital and Delta Dental of...
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State Highlights: 158 Districts Suffered Mass Shooting This Year; Calif. Governor Signs Worker’s Comp Law For First Responders

Oct 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, California, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, Massachusetts, Iowa, Minnesota and West...
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Nearing $1B In Sales, Alignment Healthcare Unveils Medicare Advantage Expansion

Oct 02, 2019 , Forbes
Alignment Healthcare is expanding deeper into the potentially lucrative California market to sell its Medicare Advantage plans to...
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State Highlights: Challenges To States’ Abortion Laws Stack Up At Supreme Court; California Prison Suicide Rates Still Going Up

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Tennessee, Georgia, Minnesota, Washington, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Texas and New...
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State Highlights: Dueling Minnesota Plans To Tackle Insulin Costs; Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period In Hands Of Judge

Sep 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Minnesota, Tennessee, Connecticut, Texas, New York, Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, Louisiana, California, Ohio, Georgia and...
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State Highlights: Worst Uninsured Rate In Nation Is Around Houston; Dueling Testimony Heard In Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period Lawsuit

Sep 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, Maryland, Maine, California, Connecticut, Missouri and...
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State Highlights: National Experiment Aims To Help Seniors Age In Place; Suicides, Drugs Take Toll On Missouri

Sep 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, California, Massachusetts, Colorado, North Carolina, Tennessee and...
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‘Jolt Of Positive News’: Water Filters Reducing Levels Of Lead Found In Most Newark Homes, New Jersey Governor Reports

Sep 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Because 3 percent of the results showed rates above the safe level, bottled water will still be provided to anyone who wanted it, officials said, but it appears that a crisis similar to Flint, Michigan's has been averted. Other environmental hazard news is on the Climate Action Summit, California air quality, and Kansas drinking...
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Juul Criminal Probe Latest in Mounting Legal, Regulatory Pressure on Vaping

Sep 25, 2019 , Forbes
California joins the group of investigations into...
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Fierce Behind-The-Scenes Fight Over California’s Vaccine Law Centered On Governor

Sep 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Los Angeles Times reports on the months of negotiating and lobbying that took place outside of the public view and shifted Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom's position over the course of the vaccine law debate. Other vaccine news is reported out of New York, Maryland and...
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State Highlights: Nurses Strike At 12 Tenet Healthcare Hospitals; Fla. Seeks Increase In Funding For Health And Social Service Programs

Sep 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Arizona, North Carolina, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Minnesota, South Dakota, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Indiana....
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