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February 19, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A recent report by GateHouse Media examines the health-related problems reported by residents and landowners from Oregon to Massachusetts and concludes they are caused by wind turbines.
February 8, 2018
By Savannah Edgens
The Florida House of Representatives approved a bill that would eliminate certificate of need (CON) requirements for hospitals.
February 6, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
A bill that would authorize dental therapists in Arizona is under consideration in the state’s Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
February 5, 2018
By Madeline Fry
After eleven months of testing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ogiviri, the first “biosimilar” drug for patients suffering from breast or metastatic stomach cancer.
January 11, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Congressional Democrats are lining up behind legislation that would set prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.
January 10, 2018
By Hayley Sledge
A bill that would free doctors participating in direct primary care (DPC) services from state insurance regulations is under consideration in the Florida House of Representatives.
January 10, 2018
A Multnomah County, Oregon organization advocating a new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages wasted almost $1 million in funding from former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, according to reporters.
January 9, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Ahead of a voter referendum on a new tax to fund the state’s Medicaid program, Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the state’s health care agency, disclosed hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent and wasteful spending.
December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
December 3, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a more efficient process for obtaining government approval for direct-to-consumer genetic testing for health risks.