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Being able to take a couple puffs of his e-cigarette inside the bars kept him out of the lineup of smokers outside downtown bars - and away from temptation, he said.
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Arizona University Professor Susan Sisley joins HuffPost Live to talk about why she was fired over her medical marijuana research.
Federal prosecutors say a hospital in northern New York has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle allegations that it submitted 1,900 improper Medicare claims.
Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Furious after discovering that their longtime doctors weren't part of their new Anthem Blue Cross plans under the federal health care law, many Bay Area residents didn't just get mad.
The fraud scheme began to unravel last fall, with the discovery of a misdirected stack of bogus prescriptions and a suspicious spike in Medicare drug spending tied to a doctor in Key Biscayne, Fla.
But work will continue to examine possible scenarios that might play out for Vermonters from the rules.
House Republicans took the initial step on Thursday to sue President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.
Two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday signed a law he said would address a "gray area" between state and federal oversight of the pharmacies.
He cut $7.2 million in earmarks and other spending items picked by lawmakers, noting that the proposal sent to him last week increased the General Assembly's own $320 million budget by 2 percent and included $5 million for parking.
By Melinda Carstensen Public health advocates are fighting for more transparency of added sugars in foods, but some high-profile lobbyists are trying to thwart those efforts.
Eighty percent of people with mental illness are unemployed, a statistic that says more about the lack of support for this group of people than it does about the economy, according to a new study.
Mental health experts are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to remove its most severe label -- the so-called "black box warning" -- on all categories of antidepressants because it has been "highly correlated" with a more than 33 percent jump in suicide attempts over the last decade as doctors and patients who could benefit from the drugs ... (more)
Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.
According to the letter dated June 27, of seven critical success factors required of states, Tennessee had met only one.
Broadly speaking, the law requires that clinics be regulated in the same way as outpatient surgical centers.
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