According to a new study, states that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health

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The Oregon House passed a historic resolution, House Joint Resolution 203, the “Hope Amendment,” authored by Rep. Mitch Greenlick (with many co-sponsors), which would give the Oregon electorate the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the Oregon Constitution declaring health care to be a fundamental right

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‘We didn’t even come close,’ researcher says. DNA testing won’t guide dieters to the weight-loss regimen most likely to work for them, scientists reported on Tuesday

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Overdose deaths dropped sharply. A first-in-the-nation program offering a range of medications to Rhode Island inmates who are addicted to opioids appears to have lowered the number of overdose deaths among people recently released from jail and prison, researchers reported Wednesday

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on Tuesday that they would form an independent health care company to serve their employees in the United States

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The Trump administration wants to make a major change to Medicaid, but there’s not a lot of evidence for one of its key assertions

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Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care

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Scientists are learning how weaning off opioids like morphine or fentanyl can be even more complicated than they thought. The narcotic painkillers are essential to dull the excrutiating pain that can follow things like surgery or cancer. When taken for more than a month, the medications risk causing more harm than good in a variety of ways. Travis Rieder knows first hand

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