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New Zealand Vows To Make ‘Our Country A Safer Place’, Bans All Assault Weapons In Sharp Contrast To U.S. Lawmakers

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It only took six days since New Zealand's largest massacre for the government to change gun ownership laws. But the country's constitution does not guarantee the right to own a gun and the gun lobby isn't as strong as in the U.S., where efforts to change laws have been mostly at the state...
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China plans subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock: agriculture ministry

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies....
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China birth rates fall in several regions in 2018: China Daily

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
China's birth rate in several regions, including the capital Beijing, fell again in 2018, the official China Daily said on Friday, despite government efforts to encourage couples to have more children....
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One-third of uninsured can't afford to take drugs as prescribed

Mar 20, 2019 , CNN Health
One-third of uninsured Americans did not take their medicine as prescribed to try to lower their costs, a new government report found....
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CDC: 40% with HIV Cause 80% of New Infections

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
A new government program hopes to address the urgent needs by getting more people tested for HIV and boosting treatment...
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Boeing and FAA face tough questions on approval process

Mar 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
After crashes of Boeing’s 737 Max model have grounded the plane globally, safety experts are asking how the plane was developed and tested—and calling out poor practices. The 737 Max hasn’t just dinged Boeing’s reputation. The entire U.S. has seen increased scrutiny on how planes are tested, reviewed by government agencies and grounded when found […] The post Boeing and FAA face tough questions on approval process appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Medicare For All Won't Result In Better Health Outcomes

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Abolishing private insurance and forcing everyone into a government health plan -- as Medicare for All's proponents advocate -- wouldn't improve patients'...
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White House report highlights key focuses for healthy aging tech research

Mar 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Developing these strategies and tools will be "critical" for the federal government as it manages the rapidly growing senior population, the report's authors...
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Nursing Work Environment Shapes Relationship Between EHR & Quality Of Care

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In the decade since the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) initiatives first became law, nearly all U.S. hospitals have adopted some form of EHR technology. Now, focus is on how a comprehensive EHR can enhance outcomes. Yet, little is known about the sociotechnical factors that can ......
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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Calif. Governor To Place Indefinite Moratorium On Death Penalty: It’s ‘Inconsistent With Our Bedrock Values’

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be a leader in the world as long as its government continues to sanction the premeditated and discriminatory execution of its people,” Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to say. Newsom also cited cost and racial disparities as reasons for his...
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Cities shrug off FDA warning about Canadian drug imports

Mar 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly reduced price, even though federal officials raised safety concerns about the practice last week....
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Canada advisory group calls for new prescription drug agency

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create an arm's-length national drug agency to manage and oversee a new drug program....
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U.S. bolsters 'Beagle Brigade' to sniff out deadly hog virus

Mar 07, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. government will employ more dogs to sniff out illegal pork products at airports and seaports in an effort to keep out a contagious hog disease that has spread across Asia and Europe, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday....
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Climate change gets worse management under Trump, investigation finds

Mar 07, 2019 , CNN Health
The federal government is doing a worse job managing the problem of climate change under President Donald Trump, according to an investigation from the Government Accountability Office that included climate change on its High Risk List report on Wednesday....
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Spending on abstinence-only education not tied to fewer teen births

Mar 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. government spending on abstinence-only education doesn't appear to reduce teen pregnancies and in some areas is having the opposite effect, a recent study suggests....
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Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government's Blessing

Mar 06, 2019 , Forbes
NIH has just approved two projects that aim to turn avian influenza into a potentially deadly human pathogen. The research was "paused" by the US in 2014, but the pause was quietly lifted last year, despite the warnings of hundreds of distinguished scientists from around the...
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Data Governance, AI And Healthcare: An Exciting New World Of Health Provision

Mar 05, 2019 , Forbes
As AI becomes more commonplace, there’s an increased need for data governance. It’s an issue that’s been identified by the government, as it recently announced an ethics group to oversee large groups of data...
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As Government Gives Green Light To Research That Could Make Flu Viruses More Dangerous, Scientists Remain Concerned

Mar 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research was halted years ago over safety concerns, but has once again received the go-ahead from the government. However, officials didn't give a reason for the about-face, and scientists, who say the research could unleash a pandemic either by accident or through terrorism, are outraged. In other public health news: supplements and dementia, black women and HIV, health technology, stress, and more....
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Exclusive: U.S. to issue meat company guidelines as recalls mount - official

Mar 05, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. government plans to issue new guidelines for food companies as early as this week after an increase in recalls of meat and poultry products possibly containing metal, plastic and other foreign materials, a food-safety official said on Monday....
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