Search Results

Showing results 21 - 30 of 620.
Sort By: Date ▼

Do nurses with substance use disorders need to lose their licenses? New Hampshire is trying a different approach.

May 7, 2019


A law in New Hampshire aims to help nurses with substance use disorders recover and keep their licenses by encouraging them to self-report their conditions.

Insys execs found guilty in first-of-its-kind criminal case regarding opioid epidemic

May 6, 2019


A federal jury on Thursday found five former Insys Therapeutics executives, including founder and former CEO John Kapoor, guilty of racketeering charges in a rare criminal case that accused drug company executives of contributing to the opioid epidemic.

Bennet, a 'Medicare for All' critic, enters 2020 presidential race

May 3, 2019


Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), who last month introduced a so-called "Medicare X" proposal that would implement a public option health plan in the United States, on Thursday became the latest candidate to announce he is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.

In the states: DC hospital closes after 158 years, Vermont stops approving new AHPs, and more

May 3, 2019


American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.

House panel releases FY 2020 HHS spending bill with $50M for gun violence research

April 30, 2019


The House Appropriations Committee on Monday released a draft HHS spending bill for fiscal year 2020 that calls for a total of $99 billion in funding for HHS, including $50 million in funding for research on gun violence—which, if enacted, would mark the first time an HHS appropriations bill would fund gun violence research since 1996.

FDA approves first generic naloxone spray designed for community use

April 25, 2019


FDA on Friday announced that it has approved the first generic naloxone nasal spray, which can reverse the effects of an opioid drug-related overdose, that is intended for use in a community setting by people with no medical training.

CMS just dropped its proposed rule for Medicare inpatient payments. Here's what's inside.

April 24, 2019


CMS on Tuesday issued its Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for fiscal year 2020, which would address payment disparities for rural and urban health facilities and increase add-on payments for emerging technology and therapies.

Federal prosecutors file first criminal charges against drug distributor over opioid epidemic

April 24, 2019


The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that federal prosecutors for the first time have filed criminal charges against a drug distributor and two of its former executives over their alleged involvement in fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic.

NIH launches $353M research project to reduce opioid overdose deaths

April 22, 2019


NIH on Thursday announced a $353 million research project aimed at reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40% over the next three years in four states hit hard by the opioid epidemic.

Results Page: [Previous] 1 2 3 4 5  ... [Next]