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Medicaid Expansion is Evidence the Health Policy Debate Defies Political Divides

By AMY LONG and JOE MOLLOY  Among all the talk of waves and tides of the close midterm races around the country, there were tremendous results on election day for Medicaid expansion. Three states – Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah – passed ballot initiatives approving the policy. On top of that, in Kansas and Maine, governors… Read More »

Snoring’s Health Dangers

[unable to retrieve full-text content] If you’re a woman, even if you’ve never been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your snoring could be unhealthy. In fact, new research suggests it could be problematic for your heart. Tags Sleep Health Blog

Viewpoints: Lessons On How Needle Exchanges Enhance Public Health; Are Adversities Taking A Toll On Mental Health Of Young Black Americans?

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Miami Herald: More People Than Ever Are Dying From Opioid Overdoses. But Not In Miami-Dade. Recent Florida Department of Law Enforcement data found that overdose deaths declined in Miami-Dade County last year, bucking a multiyear surge in local, state and national opioid mortality. Miami-Dade has… Read More »

Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2018

Print this page Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Studies Highlight Risks of Red Meat-Rich Diet Eating a lot of red meat boosts levels of a chemical linked to heart disease and also changes kidney function, two new studies find. Compared to vegetarians or… Read More »