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When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind

Feb 22, 2020 , CNN Health
These are some of the fathers who have been left behind by America's disturbingly high maternal death rate. Theirs is the other story of America's maternal mortality crisis....
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‘Let’s Call It What It Is, A Disgrace’: California Gov. Newsom Devotes State Of State To Homeless Crisis

Feb 21, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
California's homeless population soared at least 16% last year and has been a focal point for Gov. Gavin Newsom since he came into office. Many of Newsom's proposals were aimed at cutting red tape and providing faster solutions. "We need more housing, not more delays," he said. He also focused on the role mental health plays in tandem with homelessness....
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China is 'confident' of averting a leadership crisis, historian says

Feb 20, 2020 , CNBC Health
China's government is confident of solving the current coronavirus crisis such that it will not damage the leadership, historian Wang Gungwu said on...
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Arkansas Senator Stokes Debunked Conspiracy That Coronavirus Was Manufactured By Chinese Government

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) later walked back his comments about the origins of the coronavirus, but the statement reflects a worrying trend of high-ranking people spreading misinformation about the outbreak. In other news on how the United States is handling the crisis: 5 cities to start testing any patients with flu-like symptoms for coronavirus, Asian-Americans continue to face unsettling weight of public scrutiny in wake of outbreak, and...
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Highlights: China's Xi recounts early role in coronavirus battle

Feb 18, 2020 , Reuters
In an internal speech at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership on Feb. 3, President Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis....
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Opioids’ Serious Adverse Effects Came Up In Only 12% Of Doctor, Sales Rep Interactions, Analysis Finds

Feb 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
And the addictive quality of the painkillers was mention in only 49 percent of the interactions. Meanwhile, 59% of the physicians judged the quality of the scientific information the sales reps provided to be good or excellent. Other news on the opioid crisis comes out of Wyoming....
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U.S. states reject $18 billion proposal to settle opioid lawsuits, discussions ongoing: sources

Feb 15, 2020 , Reuters
Twenty one states have rejected an $18 billion settlement proposal from three major U.S. drug distributors to resolve lawsuits over their alleged role in the opioid crisis, but discussion are still active, according to three sources familiar with the matter....
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‘Clean Needles Important’: Injected Heroin Use Might Explain Rising Rates Of Hepatitis C, Study Finds

Feb 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
"We were intrigued by the idea that the opioid crisis might be behind the massive increase in hepatitis C," said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. News on the epidemic is from Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, New York and Ohio, as...
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Viewpoints: With America Facing Serious Problems Like Obesity, Why Retreat On Healthy School Lunches?; Lessons On Caring For Elderly During Climate Crisis

Feb 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and...
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Quarantined Cruise Ship A Textbook Example Of How Not To Handle A Crisis, Experts Say

Feb 13, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The number of infected patients on the quarantined cruise ship off the coast of Japan continues to climb along with the frustration and anger of those on board. Other global news from the outbreak includes the release of about 200 American evacuees from quarantine, people in Georgia who are self-monitoring, a British "super spreader," and...
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Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province, party bosses sacked

Feb 13, 2020 , Reuters
The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, and Beijing sacked two local leaders after criticism of their handling of the crisis....
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Before Outbreak, Not A Lot Of Scientists Were Studying Coronaviruses, Leaving Large Gaps In Knowledge

Feb 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
In the past, coronavirus outbreaks inspired a flurry of interest in the field that would then quickly die out. But that means that the research has been more reactionary, which can leave scientists floundering when faced with a crisis. Meanwhile, media outlets take a look at what we do (and don't) know about the current strain of the...
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China's Xi Jinping has not been to Wuhan since the coronavirus outbreak. Why he may be keeping his distance

Feb 11, 2020 , CNBC Health
Xi's absence from ground zero could be an attempt to protect the top leadership from the potential fallout of the health-care crisis, experts...
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Tech That Scans People For Fever In Big Demand Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Boosting Wuhan Company

Feb 11, 2020 , Forbes
At the epicenter of the outbreak, the streets of the city of Wuhan are deserted, but the factory of Wuhan Guide IR is bustling as it pumps out thermal fever screening equipment. Its stock has skyrocketed -- and the fortune of billionaire founder Huang...
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UK Doctor Uses YouTube To Treat Panic Of Coronavirus Myths

Feb 08, 2020 , Forbes
There is only one potentiality worse than Coronavirus becoming a worldwide heath crisis: The possibility of myths and half-truths about the illness causing additional or uncontrolled...
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Solving The Coronavirus Identity Crisis: A Strategy For Prevention

Feb 08, 2020 , Forbes
Unless we give the new strain a name that suggests continuity with the outbreaks of decades prior, we risk losing sight of our...
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Oil and tourists: Middle East starts to feel pain from coronavirus crisis

Feb 08, 2020 , CNBC Health
The fast-spreading new strain of coronavirus is reminding Middle Eastern and other economies just how much they rely on China for...
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Vaping Executives Face Congressional Grilling With United Message: It’s FDA’s Job To Regulate Us, So Hands Off

Feb 07, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
It was an interesting strategy for Juul and other e-cigarette executives to take considering the FDA has continuously rung the alarm over the vaping crisis. They even invoked former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has been vocal in leading the charge against youth vaping. Meanwhile, a nationwide flavor ban is set to go into effect today. What does that...
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Justice Department To Launch Civil Rights Investigation Into Crisis Gripping Mississippi’s Prison System

Feb 07, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The federal investigation follows a burst of violence that began in late December and prompted the lockdown of prisons across the state. The crisis has resulted in at least 15 inmate deaths in recent...
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Saving Lives From Opioid Overdoses?: Philadelphia Streets Offer Treatment With Black Market Sales Of Suboxone

Feb 06, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Entering formal treatment can be daunting for some people. So they turn to do-it-yourself options they can get on the streets. Meanwhile, legislators are proposing making it more difficult to get prescriptions for treatment News on the opioid crisis comes out of Virginia and Minnesota, as...
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