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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

AP Health Issues

California malpractice cap generates big spending

California malpractice cap generates big spending

Ballot initiative seeking to raise California's medical malpractice cap generates big spending
Updated: 5 hours ago

Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case

What to know about the Dallas hospital caught in spotlight over 1st U.S.-diagnosed Ebola case
Updated: 6 hours ago

Nebraska health care cost dispute still unresolved

Health care network letter suggests Nebraska cost dispute with insurer could extend into 2015
Updated: 8 hours ago

Ruling: Pot law doesn't provide DUI immunity

Ruling: Arizona medical marijuana law doesn't give immunity under DUI law
Published: 10/21/14
CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS Health tacks extra co-pay to new prescription drug network for stores that sell tobacco
Published: 10/21/14

Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK

Petition drive to limit hospital charges in Michigan gets go-ahead from state election board
Published: 10/20/14

Judge: District can't impose contract on teachers

Judge prevents district from imposing contract, health care costs on Philadelphia teachers
Published: 10/20/14

Health insurance cost dispute sends patients away

Nebraska health insurance cost dispute drives patients to other doctors, hospitals
Published: 10/19/14

App aims to simplify Ohio organ donor registration

New app aims to simplify Ohio organ donor registration through swipe of driver's licenses
Published: 10/19/14

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

POWELL, Tenn. (AP) A Tennessee high school football coach has been suspended amid an investigation into whether he unnecessarily put students at risk of injury. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The infant mortality rate in Shelby County has hit a record low.
Published: 10/18/14