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What we're reading, August 24, 2016: Tennessee signed off on high premium hikes as its exchange is close to collapse; 5 states sue the Obama administration over a transgender healthcare policy; and a new non–travel-related Zika case is identified in Tampa Bay.
Governor Phil Bryant's opposition to expansion contrasts with his public support for other healthcare initiatives, such as a new diabetes research center and telehealth research.
It’s a hotly debated question about healthcare reform: How does Medicaid expansion impact emergency department usage?
The recommendation comes after a review of evidence of how sugar consumption affects children's health. FDA is scheduled to add information on added sugar to food labels in 2018.
A new study by researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research has substantiated that hormone replacement using estrogen and progesterone increases the risk of breast cancer, especially with longer use.
What we're reading, August 23, 2016: Republicans in Congress indicate they may be willing to fix the Affordable Care Act instead of repeal it once President Obama is out of office; an Alzheimer's drug receives fast-track designation from the FDA; and Pfizer to acquire Medivation.
A new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute recommends a bundled payment model for breast cancer screening, with the objective of improved patient care and a more efficient use of healthcare resources.
A $245 million priority review voucher is essentially wasted, not over the therapy, but the delivery device.
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