Ceding to One Side on Health Bill, Trump Risks Alienating Another

New York Times

The White House stepped up its push on Tuesday to revive legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act by placating the most conservative House members, but the effort risked alienating more moderate Republicans whose votes President Trump needs just as much.

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$300M for new hospital approved

Observer Dispatch

The Mohawk Valley Health System has been awarded $300 million in state funding toward the cost of building a new hospital.

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Health officials say warmer weather could mean worse tick season

CNY Central

Now that spring is here you might want to start checking yourself and your pets for ticks.

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Study: Drug monitoring databases reduce opioid prescribing

Philly News

Requiring doctors to register with state database programs that track patients’ opioid prescriptions reduced the amount of addictive painkillers Medicaid patients receive — and saved money, according to a new study.

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Private insurers in the state see surge in claims related to opioid addiction

Crain’s New York Business

Data obtained by Crain’s reveal alarming regional trends in opioid abuse and dependence in New York

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