Health Issues

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan

May 3, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse

Budget office: $177B in added costs from Trump drug plan

May 2, 2019

Budget office: Trump administration plan to reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries will cost taxpayers another $177 billion over 10 years

Budget office: Caveats to government-run health system

May 1, 2019

Congressional budget experts say moving to a government-run health care system like "Medicare for All" could be complicated and potentially disruptive for Americans

GOP hoping voters open to warnings of Democrats' socialism

Apr 29, 2019

Republicans hope voters will be open to warnings that Democrats want to push the U.S. toward socialism, but interviews with Coloradans show socialism isn't now a top-of-mind concern

2 firms first to export LatAm medicinal marijuana to Europe

Apr 25, 2019

Companies from Uruguay and Colombia will become the first in Latin America to export medical marijuana products to Europe

Planned Parenthood: States should oppose Trump 'gag rule'

Apr 24, 2019

The president of Planned Parenthood says it's time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that she says would reduce access to health care

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


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