Source: Kaiser Health News

Finalizan regla que busca expulsar a Planned Parenthood de programa de planificación familiar

Este programa proporciona anticonceptivos, pruebas y tratamiento para ETS a 4 millones de pacientes cada año. Planned Parenthood sirve a alrededor del 40% de ese número.


HHS Finalizes Rule Seeking To Expel Planned Parenthood From Family Planning Program

The new regulation would drop previous rules for the Title X program requiring that women with unintended pregnancies be told about all options, including abortion. It would also mandate that organizations separate facilities providing federally funded services from those providing abortions.


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Longer Looks: A $27,660 Hospital Bill; Hasan Minhaj On Drug Pricing; And Opioid Deaths

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State Highlights: Number Of Child Abuse-Related Killings Increase In Pa. Following Revisions In Protective Law; Kentucky’s Response To Hep A Outbreak Too Slow, Report Finds

Media outlets report on news from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, California, Texas, North Dakota, Illinois, Washington, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Florida and Virginia.


From The State Capitols: Abortion Legislation; Surprise Medical Billing; Vaccination Exemptions And More

News about state legislation comes out of Oklahoma, Georgia, Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas and Wisconsin.


More And More, People With Alzheimer’s Are Shrugging Off Outdated ‘Tragedy Narrative’ And Finding Joy In Dementia

It might be better to try a more adaptive, counterintuitive approach to the disease, some health experts are now saying. Earlier generations approached the disease with shame and frustration, which is "extremely unhelpful to families and their elders,'' says geriatrician Bill Thomas. News on public health focuses on sepsis; sunscreen; black lung disease; food allergies; HIV wellness; health care at the drugstore and dietary supplements, as well.


In Chemical Tour De Force, Scientists Announce They’ve Essentially Doubled The Genetic Alphabet

Natural DNA is spelled out with four different letters known as bases — A, C, G and T. Chemist Steven A. Benner and his colleagues have built DNA with eight bases. The new model opens possibilities that the four-base DNA may not be the only chemistry that could support life. Other news looks at DNA being used to track people and genetic testing.


How Technology Is Playing A Crucial Role In Helping Curb Health Costs As Well As Improving Care

From artificial intelligence that can detect early signs for Alzheimer's to a storage system that can cut down on wrong diagnoses, the field of health technology is advancing by leaps and bounds and becoming an integral part of patient treatment. Other health technology news focuses on apps for Medicare and mental health services.


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