New efforts to help people across the state dealing with mental health and substance abuse.
- The Hill
Senate Republicans on Friday introduced a bill that would roll back the drug pricing reforms included in the sweeping Inflation Reduction Act, including the measures allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices and capping annual drug expenses for many seniors. Republican Sens. James Lankford (Okla.), Mike Lee (Utah), Cynthia Lummis (Wyo.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) introduced…
- Fox News
Florida emergency workers repaired the destroyed Pine Island Bridge in just three days this week. Pine Island residents had been stranded on the island by Hurricane Ian.
The Republican senator from Nebraska is the "sole finalist" to be president of the University of Florida.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Experts say the Marion County public health agency's request would take the 'entitlement' out of entitlement programs like Medicaid.
- National Review
In an interview with Margaret Hoover, Cori Bush told the story of her second abortion, which she says was performed against her will at the age of 19.
(Reuters) -Workers at Wyatt Bassett's furniture factory in Virginia use powerful tools to churn out the company's trademark dressers and headboards, so screening new hires for drugs is a no-brainer. Virginia last year fully legalized marijuana — the first state in the South to do so. The upshot is that "being positive for cannabis does not necessarily disqualify you for employment," said Bassett, CEO of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co., which has 575 employees.
Large number of U.S. COVID deaths could be prevented if patients would take Pfizer’s Paxlovid, White House coordinator warns
A large number of U.S. COVID deaths could be prevented if patients would take Paxlovid, the antiviral developed by Pfizer that helps reduce the risk of hospitalization and death, according to White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha.
- The New York Times
When Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., proposed a national ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, the bill sparked controversy across the political spectrum. But few spoke of its potential impact on the growing number of women who are having children in their 30s. The proposed ban would allow exceptions to save a woman’s life and for some pregnancies resulting from rape and incest, but it notably lacks exceptions for fetal abnormalities. As such, it would sharply restrict options for the growi
- USA TODAY
It's not just what you eat; what time you eat may affect your health. Those who ate earlier in the day saw health benefits, new research shows.
Strokes, heart attacks, sudden deaths: Does America understand the long-term risks of catching COVID?
There are early signs that COVID infections and reinfections are leading to more life-threatening conditions, says physician and author Carolyn Barber.
Research Shows Lung Health May Be the Number One Indicator of Living a Long, Healthy Life—Here's How To Improve Yours
We all know the importance of brain health, gut health, and heart health, but when it comes to lung health, it’s probably not something many of us think too much about. But according to research, your lung health can predict how long you live. One study that involved a 30-year follow-up found that ...
A couple used IVF to conceive their child because they're both carriers of a rare genetic disease that can be lethal by age 5
After getting tested for Tay-Sachs, the couple decided to go through IVF so they could test the embryos and make sure they didn't have the disease.
How many calories are in a banana? What are the health benefits of a banana? A dietitian answers all your banana questions.
- HuffPost Life
Shocker: Keeping 10-15 Skittles or jelly beans nearby can actually be a healthy choice.
- Good Morning America
For the past decade, Kaitlin Preble of Tucson, Arizona, said she has gone to her local pharmacy each month to pick up her daughter's prescription for methotrexate, a drug that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, among other things. Preble's daughter, Emma Thompson, was diagnosed at age 3 with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and inflammation in body parts including the hands, knees and ankles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now 14, Emma relies on methotrexate and a combination of other medications to be able to do basic functions like walking, brushing her hair and attending school in-person, according to Preble.
- LA Times
Biden urged governors to follow suit in his announcement, just weeks before elections that will decide whether Democrats retain control of Congress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone on Thursday raised serious concerns about the proposed $5.4 billion acquisition of U.S. broadcaster Tegna Inc. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asked investment firm Standard General to produce further information about its takeover bid for the broadcast news company that manages 64 stations in 51 U.S. markets. "We are concerned that this transaction would violate the FCC’s mandate by restricting access to local news coverage, cutting jobs at local television stations, and raising prices on consumers," the two Democrats wrote to FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel.
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- Consumer Reports
The much-touted antiviral can help reduce symptoms significantly. But it has limitations.By Kevin LoriaFor people at high risk of severe COVID-19, including seniors and those with chronic health ...
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Presiden Biden blamed Republicans in a statement after the Fifth Circuit Court determined the Obama administration lacked authority to implement the DACA program.