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Many of the things that might help those fighting an addiction — such as free health care and a tight-knit community — can be a double-edged sword. Media outlets also report on the opioid crisis out of California, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia and Connecticut.
The industry is pushing tamper-resistant pills as the answer to the opioid epidemic that it has been blamed for creating.
Outlets report on health news from Massachusetts, Minnesota, Kansas, California, New Jersey, Virginia, Iowa and Georgia.
Outlets report on health news from California, Ohio, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee, Florida and Virginia.
Opinion writers analyze the coming debate on repealing and replacing the health law.
Leaders in San Antonio have acted aggressively and spent heavily to try to address mental health issues in their community.
A report released by the National Center for Transgender Equality shows that many still struggle with bias and prejudice that negatively affects their mental health, despite gains in transgender rights in the past few years.
If the law is dismantled it could wipe out benefits and protections for millions of Americans with mental illnesses. In other news, advocates launch a campaign to try to save the Affordable Care Act, the acting CMS administrator asks lawmakers to work to fix, rather than scrap the law entirely, and actuaries add their voice to a growing list of those concerned about repeal.
The U.S. Senate passed a landmark bill to help millions of Americans suffering from mental illness.
Outlets report on health news from Massachusetts, New York, Georgia, Maryland, California, Florida, Colorado, Connecticut, Arizona and Minnesota.
The 21st Century Cures Act has been hailed by Democrats and Republican alike as a way to advance treatments for some of the nation’s biggest health concerns, such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and opioid addiction. But some consumer advocates are concerned that it may lower safety standards.
A billionaire hedge fund manager, whose son served in Afghanistan, has opened a chain of clinics to tend to the psychological needs of veterans
States that expanded eligibility for Medicaid have failed to enroll large numbers of a significant group that stood to benefit: ex-inmates.
States can set their own rules about these benefits for Medicaid enrollees and a study shows wide disparities. But researchers say a repeal of the health law’s expansion could derail progress.
Outlets report on health news from Minnesota, New York, Virginia, Florida, Wisconsin, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Maryland, Iowa, Connecticut, California, Texas and Washington.
Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
Outlets report on health news from Kansas, Florida, Michigan, Massachusetts, California and Georgia.
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Although the programs are showing results, problems still exist. There are rarely enough needles for users, even when an area has an established exchange program. In addition, white people tend to share needles and are less likely to seek out clean syringes. Meanwhile, the rising cost of an anti-overdose medication is causing panic for those who desperately need it.
Sponsors of Congressional action up for vote Wednesday have championed mental health changes since the 2012 Newtown shootings.