- Pot shops struggle to find child-resistant bags Updated: Dec-08-13 5:49 pm
- SD lawmakers will be urged to expand Medicaid Updated: Dec-08-13 12:52 pm
- Pa. health systems examine expanding partnership Updated: Dec-07-13 11:30 am
- Vt. high school to host bone marrow registration Updated: Dec-07-13 8:23 am
- Pot clinic owner now mayor of California city Updated: Dec-06-13 12:59 pm
- Savannah to receive grant to reduce uninsured Updated: Dec-06-13 11:56 am
- Warwick firm gets OK to help marijuana patients Updated: Dec-06-13 7:31 am
- World Bank sets goal for access to health care Updated: Dec-05-13 11:47 pm
- Colombian pleads not guilty on weapons charge Updated: Dec-05-13 2:55 pm
- Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court Updated: Dec-05-13 12:38 pm
- Prescription discount cards to be offered in Okla. Updated: Dec-05-13 3:22 am
- Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm Updated: Dec-04-13 7:07 pm
- Abortion covered in most health plans for Congress Updated: Dec-04-13 5:15 pm
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Dec-04-13 3:08 pm
- Key Walgreen metric climbs 3.2 percent in November Updated: Dec-04-13 11:10 am
- Pot license backlog dogs Colorado regulators Updated: Dec-04-13 9:55 am
- Idaho allows carriers to reinstate insurance plans Updated: Dec-03-13 5:32 pm
- Roundup of Oklahoma editorials Updated: Dec-03-13 9:05 am
- Year-end signups crucial test for health care site Updated: Dec-02-13 11:00 pm
- Top lawmakers applaud Gov. Mead's budget proposal Updated: Dec-02-13 9:01 pm
- ACLU sues US bishops over Catholic hospital ethics Updated: Dec-02-13 7:43 pm
- Fallin warns of $60M spike in health care costs Updated: Dec-02-13 5:31 pm
- Iowa lawmaker still seeking medical marijuana law Updated: Dec-01-13 10:32 am
- Views differ on benefits, downfalls of marijuana Updated: Nov-30-13 2:38 pm
- In Colfax County, worries over new health coverage Updated: Nov-30-13 12:41 pm
DENVER - Several owners of recreational marijuana businesses in Colorado say they are having a hard time finding vendors that make child-resistant packaging, which will be required when the stores open Jan. 1.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Some lawmakers and health care groups plan to ask the South Dakota Legislature next month to expand the state's Medicaid program to cover the medical costs of 48,000 more poor people, despite resistance from Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Penn State Hershey and PinnacleHealth have begun formal talks to "broaden their existing strategic relationship," the hospital systems announced last week.
LYNDONVILLE, Vermont - Vermont's Lyndon Institute is going to be hosting a bone marrow registration drive.
SEBASTOPOL, California - A medical marijuana dispensary owner has been named mayor of a small Northern California city in the heart of pot country.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Savannah has been selected as one of a dozen cities to receive grant money through the National League of Cities to reduce the number of uninsured children and families.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Warwick business has received initial state approval to become the first Rhode Island business to help patients seeking to join the state's growing medical marijuana program.
TOKYO - Ensuring greater access to affordable health care is a crucial factor in alleviating poverty and promoting economic growth, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Friday in announcing ambitious targets for preventing and treating chronic illnesses in developing countries.
DENVER - A Colombian national has pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court to a weapons charge after his arrest during raids on medical marijuana businesses.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Supreme Court listened to 60 minutes of arguments Thursday over 74 words that could let voters decide whether to allow marijuana use for medical reasons.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Cards that provide a discount on prescription medications for the needy in Oklahoma will be offered through a partnership with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
WASHINGTON - More than 90 percent of health insurance plans offered to lawmakers and congressional staff cover abortion, an unforeseen consequence of a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama's health law.
Appleton Post-Crescent, Nov. 29
Walgreen Co.'s revenue from established stores rose 3.2 percent last month compared to November 2012, when a wave of generic drugs hurt the top-line of the nation's largest drugstore chain.
DENVER - As Colorado prepares for recreational pot sales in less than a month, state marijuana regulators are still battling an enormous backlog issuing licenses for medical marijuana.
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho will let insurance carriers reinstate coverage for thousands of people who were due to have policies canceled under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Two top Wyoming lawmakers said Monday that they generally support Gov. Matt Mead's budget blueprint, including his suggestion to fund state employee pay raises and reject Medicaid expansion in the coming legislative session.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its ethical guidelines for Roman Catholic hospitals, arguing the directives were to blame for negligent care of a pregnant woman who went into early labor and whose baby died within hours.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin said Monday that state agency heads should be looking for ways to save money in next year's budget, given reports of lackluster tax collections to Oklahoma's general revenue fund and the more than $60 million increase in mandatory health care spending the state will bear next year.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Legalizing medical marijuana will again be debated in the upcoming legislative session, though Iowa lawmakers have so far been loath to embrace a policy that is spreading in much of the country.
DENVER - There are hundreds of strains of marijuana - each containing hundreds of different chemicals - but only one molecule makes much difference, scientists say.
SCHUYLER, Nebraska - Neil Robles was optimistic when he opened his clothing and jewelry store in downtown Schuyler about a year ago, but he knew he couldn't afford to buy health insurance on his own.