Courts have ruled states cannot withhold potentially life-saving but expensive medications from Medicaid beneficiaries and prison inmates who have hepatitis C.
Many employers — ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle — turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce.
A split is growing between cities that want to require private companies to give workers paid sick days and states that are determined to stop them.
The rules, said to be proposed to reduce “burdensome” regulations, would no longer penalize hospitals if too many of their patients die following transplants.
In some cases, the dollar amount is so high that employees feel they have little choice but to participate.
Despite an overdose epidemic that is killing nearly 200 Americans a day, the vast majority of hospitals do not offer addiction treatment to ER patients.
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The center’s pathologists have objected to the deal, saying it is unfair that the founders received equity that relies on the pathologists’ expertise and work
Binge drinking in the college brain may impair not only learning but memorizing. Deficiencies could make studying very difficult, and far less productive.
Black people and Native Americans are under-represented in clinical trials, even when the drugs are aimed at a cancer that disproportionately affects them.
Long-term regular use of medicines to promote sleep should be avoided, as initial effectiveness declines over a few weeks and dependence, side effects increase.
Among the fastest growing group of pot users are people over 50, with especially steep increases being seen among those 65 and older.
“Street medicine” to serve the homeless has surged within the past decade, growing into a network of programs in over 85 cities and in 15 countries
Rural cancer patients would likely survive just as long as their city-dwelling counterparts if they received “guideline care” available in clinical trials.
The survey found a small increase in the number of people with substance use disorders who receive specialty treatment, but 92% do not.