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First Edition: March 29, 2017
3/29/2017 06:31:41 AM
Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
March Madness Vasectomies Encourage Guys To Take One For The Team
3/29/2017 05:00:37 AM
Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover.
On The Air With KHN: What’s Next For The Affordable Care Act?
3/28/2017 04:43:45 PM
Reporters with Kaiser Health News and California Healthline have appeared on numerous radio and television shows in recent days to assess what's next for the health law.
Justice Department Joins Lawsuit Alleging Massive Medicare Fraud By UnitedHealth
3/28/2017 02:07:58 PM
The Department of Justice is joining a whistleblower lawsuit in a fraud case against UnitedHealth in which damages could top $1 billion.
Lead Poisoning’s Lifelong Toll Includes Lowering Social Mobility, Researchers Find
3/28/2017 12:54:38 PM
Research published today suggests childhood lead exposure, which affects half a million children and which the CDC has been deemed a major public concern, doesn’t just impact cognitive development but also undermines class mobility.
Viewpoints: Short Shrift For Mental Health Coverage; Medicare’s Firewall From ‘Harmful’ Changes
3/28/2017 09:07:20 AM
A collection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Perspectives On What Happens Now: Can Obamacare Be Fixed Or Will It Be Left To ‘Explode’?
3/28/2017 09:07:15 AM
Opinion writers offer their thoughts on this question, outline ways the health law can be spared and examine the direction in which the political winds could send the ongoing debate.
Different Takes On Who’s To Blame For The Demise Of The House GOP Health Plan
3/28/2017 09:07:10 AM
Editorial pages across the country offer their thoughts on the blame game as well as the policies and politics that led to last week's dramatic outcome.
State Highlights: Once-Grand D.C. Hospital Serving African-American Patients Beset By Troubles; Colo. City Bucks Free-Standing ER Trend
3/28/2017 09:07:06 AM
Media outlets report on news from D.C., California, Missouri, Colorado, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Clinic Seeks To Turn Marijuana From ‘Gateway Drug’ To Gateway To Treatment
3/28/2017 09:07:02 AM
A small but growing number of pain doctors and addiction specialists are overseeing the use of marijuana as a substitute for more potent and dangerous drugs. In other public health news: the opioid epidemic, lead standards, childhood trauma, multiple sclerosis, Zika, HPV vaccines and concussions.