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Insurers say shutdown delays benefit plan design

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's...
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Are there foods you should avoid during the government shutdown? It depends who you ask

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown?...
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New Look For Americans: Bodies Aren’t Getting Much Taller, But They Are Much Heavier

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New government statistics show both men and women have gained at least 30 pounds since 1960 while their height has remained about the same. Other nutrition news looks at how junk food is targeted to minorities and tips on how not to...
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Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA forced to halt inspections during government shutdown

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has ground some healthcare activities to a halt, but other key agencies remain...
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The first $0 paychecks emerge, along with outcry to end the government shutdown

Jan 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Members of the Coast Guard are advised to hold garage sales, and businesses ranging from airports to craft breweries feel the effects of the work stoppage and plead for a...
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Under Ever-Intensifying Scrutiny From Government, Juul Tries To Embrace Public Health Crusader Image

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Juul has launched a new $10 million ad campaign focusing on the pitch that e-cigarettes are helping curb the country's smoking habits. But experts are saying the new image relies on revisionist history....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ New Year, New Health Proposals

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democratic governors and mayors are unveiling new ideas to control costs and expand coverage. The federal government shutdown has spared most health agencies, but not all. And learn the latest on that lawsuit out of Texas, which is threatening the Affordable Care Act once again. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health...
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Federal shutdown delays some healthcare lawsuits while others proceed

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Several major healthcare lawsuits are moving ahead despite the partial federal government shutdown, while federal judges have delayed...
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Partial Government Shutdown's Impact On FDA Drug Approvals

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Besides the government shutdown's impact on food inspection, there are also short-term and possibly longer-term implications for drug development. The FDA has suspended reviews of existing Investigational New Drug (IND) and Biologics License Application (BLA) applications not covered by user...
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Surgeon General Believes It's High Time To Think About Science-Driven Policy For Cannabis Research

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
The U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams called on the federal government to rethink marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I substance. While the Surgeon General did not go so far as to condone legalization for recreational use, he did say marijuana should be studied like any other pain relief...
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Shutdown Limits FDA Efforts to Protect Food Safety

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
The partial government shutdown has the FDA focused only on "high risk" facilities, leaving many food manufacturing without...
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Flurry Of Movement On Capitol Hill On Drug Pricing May Signal Possible Rough Waters Ahead For Pharma

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was one of a handful of lawmakers who have introduced legislation to curb high drug costs in the first few weeks of Congress being back in session. The topic is seen as one of only a few bipartisan issues that may get addressed by a divided Congress this year. In other pharmaceutical news, government officials are worried that drugmakers are using scare tactics to keep competition out of the marketplace....
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Government shutdown slows FDA inspections, food safety watchdogs warn of outbreak risks

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA has stopped a large portion of its safety inspections, as about 41 percent of the organization's 17,000 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government's...
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Cancer Death Rates Fall For 25 Years, But The Good News Impacts More Whites And Wealthy Patients

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A drop in lung cancer deaths is the main reason. A new government report also shows while the country has seen increases in fatalities from seven of the 10 leading causes of death, the cancer death rate has dropped 27 percent from the 1990s to 2016. But minorities and poorer people are not faring as well....
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Rwanda deploys police to enforce ban on skin lightening creams

Jan 10, 2019 , CNN Health
The Rwandan government is sending police across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products....
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FDA employees think shutdown could be deadly

Jan 09, 2019 , CNN Health
With about 41% of the US Food and Drug Administration off the job due to the government shutdown, some agency employees worry about the safety and health of the American public....
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Investors get dose of government shutdown as FDA chief delivers keynote via video call, loses audio

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's keynote address Tuesday was delivered via video conference from Washington, D.C., to thousands of bankers and health executives, and his audio cut out just as he was making a key point on teen nicotine...
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Indian Health Service urban programs threatened by government shutdown

Jan 08, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Some Indian Health Service urban health programs are close to running out of money as the partial government shutdown enters week...
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Surgeon General Believes It's High Time For Marijuana Reclassification

Jan 08, 2019 , Forbes
The U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams called on the federal government to rethink marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I substance. While the Surgeon General did not go so far as to condone legalization for recreational use, he did say marijuana should be studied like any other pain relief...
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