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Health Headlines for Wednesday, March 13

Judge in New York Denies Request to Allow 44 Unvaccinated Students Back in Class

USA Today

A federal judge in New York on Tuesday denied a request for a temporary injunction that would have allowed 44 unvaccinated children to go back to class, citing an “unprecedented measles outbreak.”

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New York Task Force on Maternal Mortality Releases Report


The New York state task force on maternal mortality has released a new report. It finds the number of pregnant women who are losing their lives in New York each year actually went up over the past decade.

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Assembly and Senate Propose Restoration of Medicaid Funding


The Senate and Assembly released their one-house budget resolutions this week. The State budget is due at the end of the month.

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Going Misdiagnosed for Years, Syracuse Chapter Raising Endometriosis Awareness


March is Endometriosis Awareness month, a disorder impacting women worldwide.

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‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign Calls on Washington to Cut Drug Prices


One of the largest advocacy groups in the world, AARP, is targeting high prescription drug prices with the launch this week of its “Stop Rx Greed”  campaign.

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