November 8, 2019
The United States has seen decreases in life expectancy and increases in obesity and drug overdose rates, as well as steadily increasing overall health care costs, according to a recent report from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics that spotlights the state of health in the country.
Two federal judges this week struck down the Trump administration's so-called "conscience protection" rule, which was intended to enforce protections for health care professionals who have moral or religious objections to providing certain medical care, including abortion care and medically assisted death.
Traumatic childhood experiences are associated with higher odds of developing some of the leading causes of death later in life, according to a CDC report published Tuesday.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 7, 2019
As the Trump administration and federal lawmakers consider a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, research published Tuesday in JAMA shows most adolescents who use e-cigarettes say they prefer to use products with fruit, mint, and menthol flavors.
Living donors continue to be rare in the United States, but there is a more exclusive population of donors who take on great risk for the reward of helping a family member, or even a stranger.
November 6, 2019
Many seniors and disabled U.S. residents grapple with high health care costs despite being enrolled in Medicare, according to research published this week.
The American Academy of Pediatricians recently issued a report recommending pediatricians help children who are not progressing academically in school, saying poor academic performance should be addressed like other complex pediatric problems.
November 5, 2019
HHS on Friday issued a proposed rule that would allow entities that receive grants from federal health agencies to choose not to work with people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked a Trump administration policy under which the federal government would deny immigrants visas if they cannot prove they can afford to cover their medical expenses or that they will be enrolled in health coverage.
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