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91 Articles Matching "shutdown"

Consumer sentiment dips in wake of government shutdown

Feb 05, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
According to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, its Sentiment Index had a reading of reading of 91.2 in January, down from 98.3 in December. Read More...
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Amid shutdown, federal workers face health struggles

Jan 27, 2019 , CNN Health
The government shutdown has hit much more than some workers' wallets -- it has affected their health....
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What government shutdown could mean for school lunches

Jan 27, 2019 , CNN Health
Concern is mounting across the country over whether the government shutdown might have an effect on school lunches....
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For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown could be deadly

Jan 26, 2019 , CNN Health
Stressed by the government shutdown, veterans who work in US prisons struggle to keep their PTSD in check and feel abandoned by the country they served....
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Short-term budget deal comes just in time for biotech firms

Jan 26, 2019 , CNBC Health
Initial public offerings and drug approvals had been held up by the partial government...
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Shutdown's Latest Victim: Hundreds Of Delayed Lifesaving Medical Devices

Jan 25, 2019 , Forbes
The government shutdown is creating a backlog of hundreds of medical device applications awaiting review at the Food and Drug Administration, triggering a cascade of delays for medical technology, The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) said...
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Some furloughed government workers are facing bills for health costs normally covered by insurance

Jan 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
Although government employees are guaranteed coverage during shutdowns, new hires or those who recently made changes to their plan could find themselves caught in the bureaucratic...
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The shutdown could make the next wildfire season worse

Jan 25, 2019 , CNN Health
There's been a blizzard this week in Utah, and still, State Forester Brian Cottam is preoccupied with forest fires. Usually, he and his team would be making plans with the federal government to help prevent fires. Even once the snow lets up, though, he's not sure when he'll get back to work with his federal colleagues....
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What an ongoing government shutdown could mean for school lunches

Jan 25, 2019 , CNN Health
Concern is mounting across the country over whether the government shutdown might have an effect on school lunches....
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Health insurance becomes collateral damage for workers in the government shutdown

Jan 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
Although government employees are guaranteed coverage during shutdowns, new hires or those who recently made changes to their plan could find themselves caught in the bureaucratic...
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Viewpoints: Why Is There Still So Much Inequity In Cancer Research?; Shutdown Hurts Health Of Millions

Jan 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health issues and...
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Furloughed federal workers may lose some health benefits: U.S. senators

Jan 24, 2019 , Reuters
Four U.S. senators expressed concern on Wednesday that federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown could lose their dental and vision health insurance benefits if they are unable to pay their premiums....
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Shutdown stories: Rural hospital feels the pain from loan freeze

Jan 23, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
"We're buying a week at a time." It's Day 32 of the partial government shutdown, and a small rural hospital in New Mexico has seen its USDA loan dry up, threatening a pricey delay of a construction...
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Amid shutdown, federal workers face health struggles: 'We are the ones that are suffering'

Jan 23, 2019 , CNN Health
The government shutdown has hit much more than some workers' wallets -- it has affected their health....
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Shutdown risks delaying FDA approval of potentially lifesaving drugs and therapies

Jan 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
The partial government shutdown, now in its fifth week, threatens to delay Food and Drug Administration approval of potentially lifesaving drugs and...
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Health Risks Rise As Shutdown Hits Second Month

Jan 22, 2019 , Forbes
Public health and medical groups fear "long-lasting health consequences" of the government shutdown as it enters its second...
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As Shutdown Drags On, Worries Emerge About Spikes In Obamacare Premiums

Jan 21, 2019 , Forbes
The government shutdown has raised worries some Americans may have a tough time paying their health insurance premiums for individual coverage purchased under the Affordable Care...
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As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
The US’s position as a leader in the scientific community is not simply something to be proud of—it is essential to our future as a nation, and with every day that the shutdown continues, we fall a bit further...
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FDA chief: Agency has money for about 5 more weeks of drug approvals

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb responded to queries about the government shutdown's effect on drug approvals on Twitter. Read More...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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