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Plan calls for improving oral health in Michigan by 2020

State officials and others are backing a plan to boost the number of dentists in Michigan and encourage their collaboration with other health care providers to give residents better access to dental care
Published: 05/19/16
Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug

Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug

Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals
Published: 05/18/16

North Carolina editorial roundup

Summary of recent North Carolina newspaper editorials
Published: 05/18/16

California city approves controversial pot marijuana rules

Oakland's new medical marijuana rules include an equity program that is drawing debate
Published: 05/18/16

West Virginia official aims to lower prescription drug abuse

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey plans to purchase incinerators for the disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medication in a state that leads the nation in the rate of overdose deaths
Published: 05/17/16

Powell hospital files for bankruptcy to deal with lawsuits

A Powell hospital has filed for bankruptcy as it faces about 20 lawsuits over surgeries performed by a former orthopedic surgeon
Published: 05/17/16
As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities

As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities

Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. south have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus, twice the national rate, according to a study about how common HIV infections are in metro areas
Published: 05/17/16

Ohio Senate panel defers changes to medical marijuana bill

A state Senate panel is delaying making changes to a proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in Ohio
Published: 05/17/16

Lawsuit: Failure to identify condition lead to man's death

A medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that a 54-year-old man died after at least five doctors at a northeastern Pennsylvania health system failed to identify an internal hernia
Published: 05/17/16

Medical marijuana expansion bill headed to governor's desk

An effort to speed and expand the dispensing of medical marijuana in Louisiana has won final legislative passage
Published: 05/16/16