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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a law that would ban the use of e-cigarettes in public and private schools throughout the state, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Illinois, and New York.
Out of 111 National Football League players included in the study, 110 had chronic traumatic encephalopathy—though the researchers emphasize that the data may not represent the broader football player population.
dotHealth, an internet registry company, last week opened up registration for the .health domain name to entities in the health care industry, in the hopes of establishing the name as a reliable, standardized reference for health products, services, and information.
CMS under the proposed rule would reduce Medicare home health payments for calendar year 2018 by 0.4 percentage points and would overhaul the Home Health Prospective Payment System beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
GOP leaders are "cautiously optimistic" that the Senate can pass what they are calling a "skinny repeal" bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual and employer mandates, with a few other smaller changes to the law, the Washington Post reports.
The announcement met with pushback from lawmakers including Sens. John McCain and Kirsten Gillibrand, while the American Medical Association argued that "there is no medically valid reason to exclude transgender individuals from military service."
As a handful of GOP senators continued to oppose repeal proposals, the Trump administration appeared to be applying heavy pressure to Republican naysayers: Alaska Dispatch News reported that Sen. Lisa Murkowski had received a call from the Secretary of the Interior saying that her opposition "had put Alaska's future with the administration in jeopardy."
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