Posts tagged "opioid"

Dec. 15 news: ACA sign ups, opioid funding, Zika toddlers, teen drug use

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.
Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

A new survey of state Medicaid directors reveals the planning challenges they face while future funding remains uncertain.

Dec. 7 news: Birth control and breast cancer, opioid prescribing, cancer disparities, Alzheimer’s to double, 10 years of PHAB

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Nov. 28 news: Scarlet fever resurgence, nonstick chemical and low birth weight, Yemen crisis

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Nov. 22 news: Opioid hitting boomers and millennials, preventable cancer risk factors, sugar industry, more girls self-harming

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Nov. 21 news: Opioid prescription policy, big tobacco ads, concussion spit test, skin cancer rising

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Nov. 20 news: Opioids cost $500 billion, bird flu in Asia, fruit and vegetable intake, motorcycle crashes

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Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

The president outlined his administration’s plans to prevent opioid overdoses, but according to public health leaders, his plans fall short.
News release: Opioid hospitalizations increase even as prescription opioid supply declines

News release: Opioid hospitalizations increase even as prescription opioid supply declines

Preliminary research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the trend in hospitalizations from opioid poisonings in West Virginia, a state heavily impacted by the current opioid overdose crisis.

September 11 news: Post-Irma health concerns, e-cigarette nicotine and heart health, seven days of heroin

Check out today's public health news on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Sept. 8 news: New CDC opioid funding, mosquitos in new regions, Harvey mosquito risks, Florida prepares for Irma

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 8, 2017.

August 30 news: Houston’s polluted floodwaters, Harvey health dangers, study on fats and carbs, Sessions on drug overdoses

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.