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AP Health Issues

Iowa House panel OKs medical marijuana oil bill

An Iowa House subcommittee approved a bill that would legalize medical marijuana oil and create a state-run program to grow and dispense the product
Updated: 7 hours ago

Arkansas commission approves medical marijuana rules

Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Commission has approved a final set of rules on how businesses can cultivate and sell the drug
Updated: 8 hours ago
Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

Many Americans who gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act may soon have to save for medical bills and shop for care more than they have in the past
Updated: 10 hours ago

Senate endorses watered-down rebuke of judiciary

The Montana Senate has endorsed a watered-down rebuke of the state's court system for allegedly overstepping its powers
Updated: 11 hours ago
Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance

Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance

Former President Barack Obama's health care law created winners and losers for people buying their own health insurance
Published: 02/22/17

ACLU calls out clinic for limited contraceptive procedures

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a federally funded Peoria-area medical clinic for its ties to a Catholic health care system that limits access to birth control
Published: 02/22/17
Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

A new study predicts most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030
Published: 02/22/17

Medical marijuana bill advancing in South Carolina House

A bill legalizing the medical use of marijuana is advancing in the South Carolina House
Published: 02/21/17
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

Former President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers
Published: 02/21/17

Senate committee approves funding for medical marijuana

The Health Department estimates that five out of every 1,000 North Dakotans will use medical marijuana when it's available, and the agency has built a budget around that
Published: 02/21/17