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Getting To Delivery Room A Harrowing Journey For Some Amid Rural Hospital Crisis

KHN Morning Briefing

Because of financial strain, many rural hospitals are shutting down their labor and delivery services. Women in those areas are then faced with long drives to get to a safe place to deliver their babies. In other public health news: infectious diseases, strokes, young blood, genetic testing, fertility treatments, trauma care and more.

Lawmakers Strike Deal To Reauthorize FDA User Fee Agreements

KHN Morning Briefing

The agreement extends the agency’s authority to collect fees from drug and medical device manufacturers. Without the fees, 5,000 Food and Drug Administration employees could be laid off and drug reviews would be prolonged.