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AP Health Issues

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

House passes bill allowing marijuana derived medicine

People with epilepsy could be treated with a marijuana-derived oil under a bill approved by the Indiana House
Published: 02/21/17

NJ considering additions to medical marijuana program

New Jersey is holding a public forum to hear arguments for adding further illnesses and conditions to the state's list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana treatment
Published: 02/21/17

Oregon plan would provide insurance to unauthorized kids

A proposal before the Oregon Legislature would extend governmentfunded health insurance to many unauthorized immigrants under the age of 19
Published: 02/21/17

Kansas House committee tables Medicaid expansion

Kansas lawmakers tabled a bill Monday that would expand Medicaid, which could mean the bill is dead until next year
Published: 02/21/17
GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers
Published: 02/20/17

Kansas lawmakers consider legalizing medical marijuana

Kansas lawmakers are considering legalizing medical marijuana for certain medical conditions
Published: 02/20/17