KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: SCOTUS Punts On ACA Case — For Now

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie's Stories Alice Miranda Ollstein Politico @AliceOllstein Read Alice's Stories Caitlin Owens Axios @caitlinnowens Read Caitlin's Stories Margot Sanger-Katz The New York Times […]

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House Lawmakers To Haul Juul, Other Companies Into Hearings To Grill Them On Youth Vaping Epidemic

Many of the companies are also subjects of multiple congressional investigations into marketing and business practices that allegedly target young people. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/house-lawmakers-to-haul-juul-other-companies-into-hearings-to-grill-them-on-youth-vaping-epidemic/

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Wave Of State-Level Bills Restricting Medical Care For Transgender Teens Reignites Polarizing Debate On Issue

More than half a dozen states are considering legislation that would penalize doctors for performing certain treatments for transgender patients. The speed and number of state bills has mobilized activists, suicide prevention groups and civil rights organizations. In 2018, the […]

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State Highlights: Public Option Opponents In Colorado Try To Harness Political Power Of Doctors; Seattle Addiction Treatment Center’s Closure Rankles Advocates

Media outlets report on news from Colorado, Washington, Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, Utah, Mississippi, Missouri, Georgia, Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/state-highlights-public-option-opponents-in-colorado-try-to-harness-political-power-of-doctors-seattle-addiction-treatment-centers-closure-rankles-advocates/

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Fight Brewing In California Over Adding Cancer Warning Label To One Of Most Common Over-The-Counter Drugs

Acetaminophen is found in well-known brands like Tylenol, Excedrin, Sudafed, Robitussin and Theraflu. In other pharmaceutical news: production of some Excedrin products temporarily halted; the effort to fight superbugs continues to be patchy; pharma’s race to partner with tech companies; […]

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Listen: How Vaping Regulations Are Playing Out In The States

  https://khn.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/01/ctm200120k3.mp3 Can’t see the audio player? Click here to download. KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined Wisconsin Public Radio’s Rob Ferrett on “Central Time” to discuss what’s happening on vaping in the states amid concerns about a vaping lung […]

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State Highlights: Slow Trickle Of Disaster Aid Funds Frustrates Desperate Puerto Ricans; Mississippi’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Remains Blocked By Appeals Court

Media outlets report on news from Puerto Rico, Mississippi, Ohio, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, Missouri, Maryland, Texas, Colorado, Washington, Wisconsin, California, Oregon and North Carolina. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/state-highlights-slow-trickle-of-disaster-aid-funds-frustrates-desperate-puerto-ricans-mississippis-15-week-abortion-ban-remains-blocked-by-appeals-court/

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Guidance To Allow States To Request Block Grant Waivers For Medicaid Programs Expected Soon

Approving state waivers to change Medicaid funding to block grants would be among the Trump administration’s most controversial moves to reshape Medicaid. While supporters of block granting say it gives states more flexibility, critics warn that it creates incentives for […]

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State Highlights: Pa. Attorney General Tells Hospital Network To Keep Doors Open To Competitors; Texas Lawmakers Propose Reforms To Improve Child Safety

Media outlets report on news from Pennsylvania, Texas, Massachusetts, Virginia, Connecticut, Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Ohio, California and Florida. Modern Healthcare: State Tells UPMC To Keep Its Network Open To Highmark, Other PlansPennsylvania’s attorney general picked a side in the long-running […]

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Trump’s Pediatric Cancer Crusade A Drop In Bucket Compared With Past Presidential Pitches

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump announced Tuesday during his State of the Union address that he was asking Congress to allocate $500 million over the next 10 years for pediatric cancer research. […]

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ A ‘Healthy’ State Of The Union

Health policy played a surprisingly robust role in President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. The president laid out an ambitious set of health goals in his speech Tuesday to Congress and the nation, including reining in drug […]

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State Highlights: Strong Gun Safety Proposals Make Headway In More Than 12 States; Health Industry Joins Contributors To Massachusetts Attorney General

Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Georgia and Arizona. Stateline: Another Big Year Expected For Gun Control In The StatesAfter a significant year for the gun control movement in 2018, […]

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