Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill
New York Times
The health insurance industry, after cautiously watching Republican health care efforts for months, came out forcefully on Wednesday against the Senate’s latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that its state-by-state block grants could create health care chaos in the short term and a Balkanized, uncertain insurance market.
Graham says U.S. Senate to consider healthcare bill next week: NBC
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday the Senate would take up the Obamacare replacement bill he co-sponsored next week, an NBC reporter said on Twitter.
Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.
Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.
Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause.
New York court rules for 24-hour pay for live-in aides
A recent decision by the New York State Court of Appeals says in-home care providers must now pay live-in health aides for all 24 hours of a shift, including sleeping and meal times.