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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Health & Lifestyles

Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas legislators are preparing to reopen a debate over keeping concealed guns out of those hospitals and other health care facilities
Published: 05/27/17

Governor's plan to track opioid abuse in real time advances

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval wants the state to do more to identify patients with addictive behavior and foresee regional drug overdose trends
Published: 05/27/17
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the death of an infant a year earlier is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time
Published: 05/27/17
Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

President Donald Trump's budget released this week would reduce funding for addiction treatment, research and prevention, and some families feel betrayed
Published: 05/27/17

Brown University announces new Rhode Island physicians group

Brown University's medical school has announced a partnership with six Rhode Island academic medical practices in a new group that will employ more than 500 doctors
Published: 05/26/17

Attorney named interim head of Arkansas alcohol agency

An attorney who had planned to resign from the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division is staying on to serve as the agency's interim director
Published: 05/26/17
Oh baby! DC zoo officials hoping to get panda pregnant

Oh baby! DC zoo officials hoping to get panda pregnant

Zoo officials in Washington are hoping to get panda mom Mei Xiang pregnant _ again
Published: 05/26/17

How the AP-NORC poll on long term care was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted March 2-29 by NORC at the University of Chicago, with funding from the SCAN Foundation
Published: 05/26/17
Poll: Most older Americans want Medicare for long-term care

Poll: Most older Americans want Medicare for long-term care

AP Poll: Most older Americans want Medicare to cover costs of long-term care for older adults
Published: 05/26/17
GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

Republicans want lower premiums, but quality health insurance doesn't come cheap
Published: 05/26/17