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  • With federal policy change, more money for school-based health services

    WASHINGTON A recent federal policy reversal, long-sought by states and health care advocates, could enable schools to take a lead role in managing chronic childhood diseases and result in the hiring of many more school nurses.
  • Mental illness law allowing court-ordered outpatient treatment rarely used

    Mental illness law allowing court-ordered outpatient treatment rarely used
    In the days after Christian Gomez picked up an ax and decapitated his mother on New Year's Eve, neighbors in the family's Tampa-area suburb said the 23-year-old man had a history of mental illness so severe that his mother sometimes tried to hide...

    Women of child-bearing age commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, CDC says

    MILWAUKEE Narcotic painkillers which can cause birth defects commonly were prescribed for women of reproductive age, according to new data presented Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The research, which looked at the...

    Medi-Cal applicants entitled to benefits despite delays, judge rules

    Medi-Cal applicants entitled to benefits despite delays, judge rules
    California may no longer leave applicants in limbo as they wait to find out whether they qualify for the state’s healthcare program for the poor, a superior court judge has ruled. In a sharply worded decision issued in Alameda County on Tuesday,...

    Smarter health care coverage needed, now

    Making Florida more competitive means making tough choices — putting the long-term security of Florida's future ahead of short-term fixes. When it comes to fixing federal health care, we believe this situation is the proverbial of making lemonade...