Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan
New York Times
The Senate on Wednesday soundly rejected a measure that would repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act without providing a replacement, leaving Republicans still searching for a path forward to fulfill their promise of dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health law.
New FDA commissioner wants to lower drug prices by increasing competition
The man in charge of keeping President Trump’s promise to make prescription drugs cheaper is the new head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
More mentally ill patients are checking into hospitals: study
New York Post
The No. 1 reason people are being admitted to the city’s municipal hospitals is mental illness, according to a study released Wednesday.
Pregnancy may hold clue to mom’s heart health
Women who have high-risk pregnancies or complications in childbirth are up to eight times more likely to suffer heart disease later in life. And many mothers — and their doctors — are unaware of the danger.
New wellness grant to help seniors, caregivers, those with disabilities
The Western New York Integrated Care Collaborative has been awarded a 30-month, $342,000 grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York to form an integrated care network of community-based organizations and Area Agencies on Aging in Western New York.
Artificial Cartilage Implants Offer Alternative Treatment For Osteoarthritis In Toes
CBS New York
Wearing high heels can be stylish but also painful, because they can lead to osteoarthritis in a joint of the big toe.