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FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid addiction, but Medicare doesn’t cover it. (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File)
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One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous...
"Malaria in Peripheral Blood" by Ed Uthman licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it will investing a total of $1 billion to help fund research...
"Baby" by gabi menashe licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Three recent reports published in a major medical journal Lancet found that obesity along with other health issues could have...
Al Velarde - aso del Norte Children Development Center
Children & Families, Health, Previews
Al Velarde, Executive Director of the Paso del Norte Children Development Center, discusses the importance in extending services to help...
FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday, April 16, 2018, that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants...
"Sad" by Leonid Mamchenkov licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Based on a new report by Blue Cross Blue Shield, more children ages 18 and under are suffering from a...
"COM SALUD" by COM SALUD Agencia de comunicación licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study found the state where an individual lives has a drastic effect on his or her health. ...
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Health, Previews
Jeanne Larson, Executive Director of Northern Dental Access Center, discusses how the center caters to underserved communities to help solve...
Birth Control Implant Safety
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Monday placed new restrictions on a permanent contraceptive implant that has been subject...
"Get Health Insurance" by Sharon Sinclair licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new report from America’s Health Insurance Plans found that Amerians enrolled in Medicaid had better and more assured access...
"155157855" by Command Care licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A standard preventative practice that is applied to many premature babies could cause negative side effects. ...
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Greg Sroda, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, discusses overcoming limited budgets to deliver its high-demand programs...
"Hypodermic Needle Injection Hand" by Steven Depolo licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new study published in the journal of the American Medical Association reports that children with autism are at risk...
"Lets talk about mental health" by The People Speak! licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
As more neighborhoods across the US are becoming gentrified, displaced citizens are experiencing more mental health issues. ...
Marijuana Opioids
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NEW YORK (AP) — Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in...
Martha_Ryan
Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
"Teen Driver" by State Farm licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new study published in Nursing Research found that mental health symptoms associated with ADHD were found to be linked...
Prisons MeToo
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Kimberly Haven couldn't get the feminine hygiene products she needed in Maryland's only prison for women...
Medical Bankruptcies
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Medical bills can push patients over the financial cliff, but a new study says this may not happen as often...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
"Veterans Day" by Southern Arkansas University licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Earlier this week Congress presented its $1.3 trillion spending bill that includes provisions to improve access to mental health services...
"Old man watching the beach" by Franck Michel licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
In the U.S. the number of seniors with Alzheimer's disease is over 5 million and researchers estimate the number will...
APTOPIX Trump
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death...
Bebe Anderson
Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Bebe Anderson, VP of US Legal Program at Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated...

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