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AP Health Issues

Rhode Island officials: GOP health overhaul could cost state

Rhode Island officials say more than 70,000 people in the state could lose medical coverage through the GOP-backed health care bill before the U.S. House
Published: 03/22/17

Utah group starts medical marijuana ballot initiative push

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow the drug to be used for treatment
Published: 03/22/17

Delaware officials eye substance abuse insurance coverage

State officials are proposing revisions to Delaware's insurance code to ensure that people struggling with opioid addiction get the treatment they need
Published: 03/22/17

Wolf urges mixed Pennsylvania delegation to defeat GOP bill

Reaction to Republican health care legislation is mixed among Pennsylvania's 18-member U.S. House delegation as Gov. Tom Wolf is urging them to defeat it
Published: 03/22/17
Retirement dreams fizzle for some with 'Obamacare' repeal

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with 'Obamacare' repeal

Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans
Published: 03/22/17

Hogan to meet with Cabinet secretaries in Washington

Gov. Larry Hogan has meetings with Cabinet secretaries in Washington, including Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price
Published: 03/22/17

Ohioans seek residency requirement for marijuana cultivation

Some Ohioans wanting to start a medical marijuana business have urged regulators to add a residency requirement, at least initially, for businesses getting the state's few cultivator licenses
Published: 03/22/17

Philadelphia issues zoning permits for weed businesses

Several investors have received zoning permits for potential medical marijuana dispensaries or growing operations in Philadelphia
Published: 03/22/17

Astoria man sues hospital for $9 million for negligence

An Astoria man has filed a $9 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a city hospital alleging a radiologist was negligent and missed signs of a stroke
Published: 03/22/17

Oregon senate approves proposal to shield pot users' data

Lawmakers in the Oregon Senate have approved a bill that would shield thousands of recreational pot customers from having their names, birthdates, driver's license numbers or any other identifying information exposed
Published: 03/21/17