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Monday, Sep 22, 2014

AP Health Issues

Number of uninsured Mainers rose in 2013

Census data shows that number of uninsured Maine residents increased in 2013
Published: 09/16/14

Rhode Island child vaccination rates among highest

Vaccination rates for children and teenagers in Rhode Island among highest in US
Published: 09/16/14

Uninsured rate remains unchanged in Florida

Rate of those without health insurance remains unchanged; only Texas, Nevada higher
Published: 09/16/14

Ex-congressman resigns from medical pot company

Former US Rep. Delahunt resigns as president of medical marijuana company
Published: 09/16/14

More children live to age 5, work still to be done

Death rates down, but world lags in meeting goal of sharply reducing child mortality by 2015
Published: 09/16/14

Concerns raised over 'Obamacare' abortion coverage

Report raises questions about insurers' compliance with abortion compromise in health care law
Published: 09/16/14

Prescription painkiller deaths up, but not as fast

Prescription painkiller deaths not rising as fast as before; methadone restrictions credited
Published: 09/16/14

New questions over abortion coverage in health law

Congressional report raises questions about health law's abortion coverage compromise
Published: 09/16/14

APNewsBreak: NY bid to halt Alzheimer's drug swap

APNewsBreak: NY attorney general sues maker to block switch of patented Alzheimer's drugs
Published: 09/15/14

Maryland panel still has work to do on medical pot

Deadline for medical marijuana regulations in Maryland comes with more work to be done
Published: 09/15/14