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Vice President Harris announces final rules mandating minimum standards for nursing home staffing

The federal government is for the first time requiring nursing homes to have minimum staffing levels after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed grim realities in poorly staffed facilities for older Americans More »

 

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Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut

President Joe Biden frequently cites insulin prices as he promotes a $35 price cap for Americans with diabetes who are on Medicare More »

 

North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store

Medical marijuana can now be legally purchased in North Carolina with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opening its long-planned dispensary this weekend on tribal land More »

 

BNSF Railway says it didn't know about asbestos that's killed hundreds in Montana town

BNSF Railway attorneys told Montana that the railroad should not be held liable for the lung cancer deaths of two former residents of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town More »

 

Emergency rooms refused to treat pregnant women, leaving one to miscarry in a lobby restroom

Complaints about pregnant women being turned away from emergency rooms spiked in the months after states began enacting strict abortion laws following the 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade More »

 
 

Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers

Pregnant workers have the right to a wide range of accommodations under new federal regulations for enforcing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act More »

 

As syphilis cases among US newborns soar, doctors group advises more screening during pregnancy

With syphilis cases in U.S. newborns skyrocketing, a doctors group is now recommending that all pregnant patients be screened three times for the sexually transmitted infection More »

 

Soldiers who lost limbs in Gaza fighting are finding healing on Israel's amputee soccer team

Israel's national amputee soccer team is heading to France for the 2024 European Amputee Football Championships in June More »

 

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