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Sunday, Sep 25, 2016

AP Health Issues

Covered California small business prices to jump 5.9 percent

Small business employees who get health coverage through the Covered California health insurance exchange will see an average price increase of 5.9 percent next year
Published: 09/15/16

Proposed $512M hospital expansion among largest in country

Maine Medical Center's proposed $512 million renovation could be one of the largest and most expensive hospital expansions in the nation if it's approved
Published: 09/15/16

Virginia shields price of secret supplier's execution drugs

Virginia officials have signed a contract with a vendor to obtain execution drugs, but are shielding the name of the vendor and the price of the drugs
Published: 09/15/16

Appalachian Festival mixes issues, folk music and crafts

This year's Appalachian Festival at Frostburg State University features presentations on opioid abuse and medical marijuana along with folk music and crafts
Published: 09/15/16

Ohio board's timeline concerns medical marijuana advocates

Advocates are raising concerns over the length of time it will take Ohio's medical board to draft rules governing how doctors can recommend to patients they use medical marijuana
Published: 09/15/16

State starts competition to boost flu vaccinations on campus

The state of Michigan is aiming for higher flu vaccination rates among young adults by promoting a competition to see which colleges do best in getting their students immunized
Published: 09/15/16

AP news guide: Michigan medical marijuana legislation

The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday that would further regulate medical marijuana nearly eight years after its use was first authorized by voters
Published: 09/15/16

Christie signs bill approving marijuana for PTSD treatment

Veterans and others in New Jersey can now legally treat their post-traumatic stress disorder with marijuana
Published: 09/14/16

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Published: 09/14/16

Census: Fewer New Mexicans going without health insurance

More New Mexicans have access to health care than ever before thanks to the expansion of a government program aimed at helping low-income people
Published: 09/14/16