Health Issues

Kansas to let Farm Bureau health coverage avoid ACA rules

Apr 19, 2019

Kansas will allow its state Farm Bureau to offer health care coverage that doesn't satisfy the Affordable Care Act

Nebraska's tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire

Apr 15, 2019

Nebraska's conservative lawmakers are again expected to reject a measure calling for highly regulated medical marijuana, but that likely won't end of the issue

Principal who went into coma after bone marrow donation dies

Apr 10, 2019

A New Jersey high school principal who went into a coma after he donated bone marrow to a 14-year-old stranger in France has died

Sanders relaunches 'Medicare for All' with Dems divided

Apr 10, 2019

Sanders relaunches 'Medicare for All' plans amid divisions among Democrats

The Latest: Sanders reintroduces 'Medicare for All' proposal

Apr 10, 2019

Bernie Sanders has come out with a new version of his "Medicare for All" plan

Sanders, O'Rourke face off in Iowa; other hopefuls in NH, NV

Apr 7, 2019

It's Bernie Sanders versus Beto O'Rourke in dueling events in Iowa, while other declared or prospective candidates visit New Hampshire and Nevada

Walgreens lowers 2019 expectations after 2Q forecast miss

Apr 2, 2019

Walgreens slashed its 2019 forecast after falling short of 2Q expectations with factors including consolidation and generic drug pricing to blame

Nebraska's Medicaid expansion could take another 18 months

Apr 1, 2019

Low-income Nebraskans who qualify for health coverage under the voter-approved Medicaid expansion will have to wait another 18 months to get it

Germany mulls new rules to boost organ donations

Apr 1, 2019

Germany's health minister is launching a drive to tackle a shortage of donor organs with a reform that would make most people potential organ donors unless they object

US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

Mar 28, 2019

In what's thought to be a world first, a woman living with HIV has donated a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger


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