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AP Health Issues

Lawmakers to debate allowing research on cannabis derivative

Nebraska lawmakers to debate bill studying use of marijuana derivative to treat seizures
Published: 03/24/15

State Senate passes compromise medical marijuana bill

Georgia Senate passes broad medical marijuana law after 2 years of struggle for compromise
Published: 03/24/15

Advocates press Legislature, governor to expand Medicaid

Advocates want Legislature, Gov. McCrory to expand Medicaid for poor's medical treatment
Published: 03/24/15

Georgia Senate passes sweeping medical marijuana bill

Georgia Senate passes a medical marijuana bill that covers seizures and 7 other diagnoses
Published: 03/24/15

Reno's 1st medical marijuana growing facility approved

Reno's 1st medical pot growing facility wins final state approval; Ex-UNR president is boss
Published: 03/24/15

Girl whose parents worked for medical marijuana has died

8-year-old girl whose parents worked for medical marijuana bill has died in Montevideo
Published: 03/24/15
CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

Uninsured drop by 11.4 million since 2010, when Obama signed health overhaul, CDC reports
Published: 03/24/15

Vaccination rates for Michigan schoolchildren edge higher

Vaccination rates for Michigan schoolchildren edge up; opt-out remains concern for officials
Published: 03/24/15
CDC: 11M fewer uninsured since passage of Obama's law

CDC: 11M fewer uninsured since passage of Obama's law

CDC reports 11.4 million fewer uninsured since 2010, when Obama signed health overhaul
Published: 03/24/15
New plan to control mental health drugs advances in Kansas

New plan to control mental health drugs advances in Kansas

Kansas Senate advances new plan to allow Medicaid to control mental health drug use, costs
Published: 03/24/15