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AP Health Issues

Wisconsin lawmakers consider bill banning abortion coverage

Opposition is growing to a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit Wisconsin state health insurance from covering abortions for state workers, further clouding the measure's prospects despite GOP control of the Legislature
Published: 04/19/17

The Latest: Opposition grows to abortion coverage ban

Opposition to a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit Wisconsin state health insurance from covering abortions for state workers is growing
Published: 04/19/17

Court rules on medical pot issues involving doctors, leases

An Arizona appellate court has ruled on issues involving physicians and landlords in disputes involving medical marijuana
Published: 04/18/17

Rules for medical marijuana cultivation nearly finalized

Ohio's rules for medical marijuana cultivators have cleared their final legislative hurdle
Published: 04/18/17

Oklahoma health care providers push for cigarette tax hike

Oklahoma health care providers are urging state lawmakers to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack to help pay health care costs
Published: 04/18/17
Johnson & Johnson says pricing competition squeezed 1Q sales

Johnson & Johnson says pricing competition squeezed 1Q sales

Increased pressure to cut medicine prices and an industry-wide slowdown in consumer health product sales is hurting health care giant Johnson & Johnson
Published: 04/18/17

Gov. Burgum signs measure for medical marijuana rules

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a comprehensive measure that regulates the state's voter-approved medical marijuana initiative
Published: 04/18/17

Montana lawmakers push bills on health costs, transparency

Montana lawmakers are pushing through legislation they believe will bring down health care costs and increase price transparency regardless of what happens to former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act
Published: 04/17/17

Iowa OKs bill capping payouts in medical malpractice suits

The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill that would cap payouts to patients in some medical malpractice lawsuits
Published: 04/17/17

The Latest: Nevada senator, congressman host Reno town hall

Nevada's Republican U.S. senator and congressman are facing a big and sometimes combative town hall crowd critical of recent federal action on health care, abortion rights and environmental protection
Published: 04/17/17