The antecedents of mandatory motorcycle helmet legislation enhancing behavior - Lee JM, Outlaw NL.
This study uses a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Evaluating factors affecting electric bike users' registration of license plate in China using Bayesian approach - Guo Y, Li Z, Wu Y, Xu C.
The ownership of electric bikes in China has increased dramatically in the past decades. Because of the strict policy in order to regulate the electric bikes, most of the owners do not register their license plates, which results in difficulties in the dem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Do road user roles serve as social identities? Differences between self-described cyclists and car drivers - Hoekstra ATG, Twisk DAM, Hagenzieker MP.
Research in different domains has shown that people categorize oneself and others as ingroup ("us") and outgroup ("them") members, resulting in group-based stereotyping and attribution errors that may adversely affect social behaviour. To determine whether... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

An ecological analysis of gender inequality and intimate partner violence in the United States - Willie TC, Kershaw TS.
The purpose of this research was to assess the association between Gender Inequality Index and prevalence of lifetime intimate partner violence (IPV) among women and men at the state-level. Recently developed 2017 state-level prevalence estimates of IPV am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Extreme risk protection orders to reduce firearm violence - Frizzell W, Chien J.
Many states have adopted risk-based, preemptive gun removal laws to reduce gun violence. In this column, the authors describe the general structure of these laws, consider arguments for and against them, and briefly review the evidence regarding their impa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mid-term election outcome avoids worst-case "civil war" scenario... here's what to expect next
(Natural News) You may recall that months ago, I warned of a particular scenario that would lead to an eruption of mass violence on the Left, escalating to a civil war. That scenario involved two triggers: 1) Kavanaugh being confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, and 2) The GOP holding the House in the mid-term... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kratom Use in Pregnancy Spurs Withdrawal Symptoms in Newborns
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 -- Although the herbal supplement kratom is still legal and widely available, its opioid-like effects have caused significant withdrawal symptoms in at least two newborns in the United States and that should raise concerns,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Utah Voters Approve Medical Marijuana
A Utah ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis was approved. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Angell, Contributor Source Type: news

Missouri Votes To Legalize Medical Marijuana
Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Angell, Contributor Source Type: news

Drivers with poor eyesight could be driving on Britain's roads illegally, optometrists warn
Almost half of optometrists (44 per cent) have seen a patient in the last month who still drives despite being told their vision is below the legal standard. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue wave fizzles... Republicans keep the Senate; celebrity Democrat candidates in near-universal failure
(Natural News) Huge points from the mid-term elections that took place tonight: Republicans not only defended their majority in the U.S. Senate; they flipped several seats to the GOP and expanded their Senate majority. This matters because the U.S. Senate confirms all judicial and Supreme Court appointments. Democrats have seized control of the House of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Align Tech files suit against Israeli competitor Strauss & Co
Align Technology (NSDQ:ALGN) has filed a suit against competitor Strauss Diamond Instruments, a subsidiary of Israel-based Strauss & Co, claiming that Strauss’s MagicSleeve product infringes upon Align’s own iTero Element sleeves, and that the company has engaged in “false and misleading advertising” of the product. The suit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division and includes claims of unfair competition and false designation, patent infringement, federal trademark infringement, trademark counterfeiting, federal trademark dilution and o...
Source: Mass Device - November 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Dental Legal News Patent Infringement aligntechnology straussco Source Type: news

Nevro Excels in Sales, but Misses on EPS Consensus
You win some, you lose some. Nevro might have been able to beat analysts’ estimates in sales, but the neuromodulation specialist failed to meet consensus of earnings per share for this most recent quarter. The Redwood City, CA-based company said 3Q18 EPS ($0.37), $0.08 worse than the analyst estimate of ($0.29). Revenue for the quarter came in at $95.6 million vs. the consensus estimate of $94.28 million. The company said the increase in revenue was primarily attributable to the continued adoption of the Senza system. Nevro said it expects worldwide revenue to be at the low end of its previously stated ra...
Source: MDDI - November 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Texas Newlywed Killed in Helicopter Crash after Wedding
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A newlywed couple died when the helicopter they were flying in hours after their wedding crashed into a hill in the rugged terrain of southwest Texas. William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, were killed in the crash shortly after midnight Sunday about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) west of San Antonio, said Steven Kennedy, justice of the peace for Uvalde County Precinct 1. The 76-year-old pilot, Gerald Douglas Lawrence, also was killed, according to Kennedy on Monday. The newlyweds were seniors at Sam Houston State University i...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Texas Newlywed Killed in Helicopter Crash after Wedding
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A newlywed couple died when the helicopter they were flying in hours after their wedding crashed into a hill in the rugged terrain of southwest Texas. William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, were killed in the crash shortly after midnight Sunday about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) west of San Antonio, said Steven Kennedy, justice of the peace for Uvalde County Precinct 1. The 76-year-old pilot, Gerald Douglas Lawrence, also was killed, according to Kennedy on Monday. The newlyweds were seniors at Sam Houston State University i...
Source: JEMS Operations - November 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Abortion pills prosecution could have 'chilling effect'
High Court hears legal challenge by woman accused of buying her daughter abortion pills. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK ’s biggest union
  UNISON is marking becoming the UK’s biggest union by launching a month of recruitment activity today (Tuesday) to reach out to every worker in the country providing public services. The union has now more than 1.3 million people in its membership who work in education, local government, the NHS, the police service and the energy sector. Members work in both the public and private sectors. But there are still tens of thousands of public sector workers who aren’t part of a union. During the month of November – renamed Grovember in UNISON – the union’s reps will be working hard to attract ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Article activists dave prentis Source Type: news

FRAUD: Texas Democratic congressional candidate running as a “registered nurse” has never actually been one
(Natural News) While it’s a crime almost everywhere to impersonate a police officer, it’s not a crime to impersonate a healthcare provider, at least not while you’re running for office. As such, Texas Democratic congressional candidate Lauren Underwood isn’t likely to suffer any legal fallout for claiming to be a nurse, though she’s never actually done... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ We can ’t sleepwalk into another Windrush ’
Images: Marcus Rose UNISON EU members urged the government to “truly safeguard” citizens’ rights, regardless of the final outcome of the Brexit negotiations, in a major Westminster rally and lobby yesterday They joined colleagues from citizens’ rights groups the3million and British in Europe to form a human chain from Parliament Square to Downing Street, where they presented a letter of demands to prime minister Theresa May. Later the campaigners met with their MPs in Westminster – where they found a cross-party selection of politicians very much on their side. With the UK set to leave th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: matheoud Tags: Article News BREXIT EU Citizens NHS one team for patient care Source Type: news

Performance and clinical utility of a short violence risk screening tool in U.S. adults with mental illness - Cartwright JK, Desmarais SL, Johnson KL, Van Dorn RA.
Risk assessment instruments are typically long, costly, and resource-intensive. Thus, a short, easily administered preliminary screening tool can increase the efficiency of the subsequent violence risk assessment process. A preliminary tool can identify th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Network influences on the development and implementation of active transportation policies in six U.S. cities - Zwald ML, Eyler AA, Haire-Joshu D, Handy SL, Harris JK, Moreland-Russell S, Brownson RC.
Many communities have prioritized policy and built environment changes to promote active transportation (AT). However, limited information exists on the partnerships and processes necessary to develop and implement such policy and environmental changes, pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Neighborhood-level factors affecting seat belt use - Hezaveh AM, Cherry CR.
Despite the well-known safety benefits of seat belt use, some vehicle occupants still do not use them. This is a challenge in Tennessee, which has a lower seat belt use rate compared to the United States national average. Roadside observations and intervie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Health inequalities and health equity challenges for victims of modern slavery - Dando CJ, Brierley R, Saunders K, Mackenzie JM.
BACKGROUND: Modern slavery is a serious organized crime, with severe consequences for the physical and mental health of victims, and so has public health implications. Anecdotally many victims of sex slavery experience difficulties accessing healthcare. Pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Are drivers ready for traffic enforcement drones? - Rosenfeld A.
Traffic enforcement drones reduce high-risk driving behavior which often leads to traffic crashes. However, the introduction of drones may face a public acceptance challenge which may severely hinder their potential impact. In this paper, we report and dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Lifetime experience of violence in early adulthood female - Silwal K, Dhakal P, Raut KB, Chaudhary RK.
INTRODUCTION: Despite political commitment and a supportive legal and policy framework, violence against women remains a significant problem in Nepal. Nepal Demographic and Health Survey reported more than one in five women experience violence in lifetime.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Law enforcement practices in the first two states in U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana - Wiens T, Lenk KM, Fabian LEA, Erickson DJ.
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of research regarding law enforcement practices where recreational marijuana sales are legal. Given that legalization of recreational marijuana is expanding, lessons learned from areas with existing legalization can help inform ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NHS England taken to court over 'largest ever medicines procurement'
A global pharmaceutical company has taken the NHS to court over a procurement process aimed to help England become the first country to eliminate hepatitis C. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Science societies file brief regarding inclusion of citizenship question in 2020 Census
(American Statistical Association) The American Sociological Association, the American Statistical Association, and the Population Association of America this weekfiled an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York supporting a challenge to the late addition of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BME applicants less likely than white to be appointed consultant
Survey results ‘clear warning signal’ we must act immediately on discrimination, say Royal Colleges Related items fromOnMedica Women underrepresented in senior roles in NHS Better assessment of doctors in training will cut burden Doctors bear burden of Government ’s financial failure Over half of junior doctors have taken time out BMA launches contract legal challenge (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mother's booklet for son with autism: 'Voting is really important. Here's how to do it.'
But had Nathaniel Batchelder in a state where laws place tighter voting restrictions based on "mental competence," he might not have been able to cast his ballot at all. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pa. hospital faces suit for dirty ultrasound probes
A Pennsylvania hospital is facing legal action due to the discovery that improperly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is infection lurking on your ultrasound probe? Vigilance needed to prevent contamination of ultrasound probes FDA seeks injunction against ultrasound gel maker Study finds low infection risk from US-guided intervention Ultrasound probe cleaning education may be lacking (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ImmediaDent slapped with major False Claims Act settlement
A regional walk-in dental practice and its management company will have to pay $5.1 million to settle claims that it improperly billed Indiana ’s Medicaid program. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky announced in a news release that it settled that a lawsuit that alleges ImmediaDent and Leawood, Kan.-based Samson Dental Partners LLC submitted false claims by improperly billing tooth extractions as surgical e xtractions and charged for so-called deep cleanings that either… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Allstate sues NY imaging centers over charges
Allstate Insurance has sued two imaging centers in New York, charging that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ex-fugitive convicted in radiology center scheme Allstate wins imaging fraud lawsuit Allstate files $4M suit against radiology practices (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CardioMech taps medtech vet Nehm for CEO | Personnel Moves, November 5, 2018
 CardioMech taps medtech veteran Nehm for CEO Swedish mitral valve repair company CardioMech said today that it named medical device industry veteran Richard Nehm as president & CEO effective immediately. Nehm’s resume includes stints at Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), Abbott (NYSE:ABT) acquisition Tendyne and ATS Medical (acquired by Medtronic (NYSE:MDT)). CardioMech also named Spinal Stabilization Technologies president & CEO Mark Novotny as chairman. “There are more than 400,000 patients around the world that suffer from a leaky mitral valve due to prolapse or flail that are at a high-risk fo...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Business/Financial News Cantel Medical Corp. CardioMech Eos Imaging intersectent Medibio micronsolutions Personnel Moves Restoration Robotics Inc. Stereotaxis SurModics Inc. Vascular Insights Source Type: news

Practices not to sign occupancy agreement letters if not satisfied with terms
GP practices have been told not to sign NHS Property Services (NHS PS) occupancy agreement letters (OALs) if they do not agree with their terms, Londonwide LMCs has said.  The LMC body representing practices in London said that the letters have not been agreed with the GPC nor with them and for this reason they are asking practices to seek legal advice before signing the letters. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 5, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice management Premises Latest News Source Type: news

Practices not to sign NHS PS occupancy agreement letters if not satisfied with their terms
GP practices have been told not to sign NHS Property Services (NHS PS) occupancy agreement letters (OALs) if they do not agree with their terms, Londonwide LMCs has said.  The LMC body representing practices in London said that the letters have not been agreed with the GPC nor with them and for this reason they are asking practices to seek legal advice before signing the letters. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 5, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice management Premises Latest News Source Type: news

More Women Are Using Marijuana During Pregnancy, Report Says
Fewer women are smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol during pregnancy, but more are using marijuana, according to new federal data. Between 2002 and 2016, the percentage of pregnant women who reported smoking cigarettes while expecting fell significantly: from 17.5% to about 10%, according to a research letter published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Alcohol use also fell modestly during this time period, from nearly 10% to about 8.5%. But cannabis use among pregnant women — while still relatively rare — is on the rise, increasing from almost 3% of pregnant women to almost 5%. Those figures were based on respons...
Source: TIME: Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Bands of brothers and in-laws: Waorani warfare, marriage and alliance formation - Macfarlan SJ, Erickson PI, Yost J, Regalado J, Jaramillo L, Beckerman S.
The root of modern human warfare lies in the lethal coalitionary violence of males in small-scale societies. However, there is a paucity of quantitative data concerning the form and function of coalitionary violence in this setting. Debates exist over how ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Analysis of the strength of legal firearms restrictions for perpetrators of domestic violence and their associations with intimate partner homicide (RETRACTION) -
After publication of our article “Analysis of the Strength of Legal Firearms Restrictions for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and Their Associations With Intimate Partner Homicide”, we learned that there were errors in the implementation dates of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Analysis of the strength of legal firearms restrictions for perpetrators of domestic violence and their associations with intimate partner homicide [See Retraction Notice] - Zeoli AM, McCourt A, Buggs S, Frattaroli S, Lilley D, Webster DW.
[See Retraction Notice https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwy169] In this research, we estimate the association of firearm restrictions for domestic violence offenders with intimate partner homicides (IPHs) on the basis of the strength of the policies. We posi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Combating information attacks in the age of the internet: new challenges for cognitive engineering - Endsley MR.
This article provides an overview of the characteristics of misinformation and information attack and their effects on the perceptions of the public, with the objective of outlining potential solutions and needed research for countering this gr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence rate of helmet use among motorcycle riders in Kumasi, Ghana - Nimako Aidoo E, Bawa S, Amoako-Yirenkyi C.
This study investigated the prevalence rate and identified the associated factors influencing helmet use in Kumasi, Ghana. METHODS: The data used in this study were collected from motorcycle riders in the Kumasi metropolis through quest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The influence of sexual orientation on attributions of blame toward victims of sexual assault - Morrison KE, Pedersen CL.
Previous research has indicated that the sexual orientation of a sexual assault victim influences perceptions of blame. Although researchers have studied perceptions of blame toward straight and lesbian sexual assault victims, none have yet assessed percep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury and abuse among female offenders compared to non-incarcerated controls - O'Rourke C, Linden MA, Lohan M.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and past abuse experienced by adult female offenders. METHODS: Twenty-nine female offenders from a UK women's prison and twenty-nine age and gender matched university controls wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Re-examining the creativity of universal design initiatives in public spaces in Japan - Dobashi Y, Ohmori N.
Since after the enactment of a series of accessible laws, accessibility in public spaces in Japan has improved. Many creative initiatives have also been introduced in addition to these conventional facilities. In Sapporo, the city introduced a "special sea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Stryker, plaintiffs to settle hip implant cases
A Massachusetts federal judge last week stayed the multi-district litigation brought over hip implants made by Stryker (NYSE:SYK) so that the company and lawyers representing thousands of plaintiffs can hash out a settlement. Judge Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, who is overseeing one of the MDLs, stayed discovery through July 31, 2019, “so walk-away rights or settlements can be confirmed.” Stryker told Talwani Nov. 2 that it and a pair of committees representing plaintiffs in the Bay State MDL and another in New Jersey “have reached a confidential settlement agreeme...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Legal News Metal-on-Metal Product Liability Stryker Source Type: news

Sound off: Readers voice strong opinions about Florida Medicaid expansion
Tampa Bay Business Journal readers were asked to share their thoughts about whether Florida should expand Medicaid. The candidates for governor disagree on Medicaid expansion. Andrew Gillum supports it and Ron DeSantis is against. The Republican-controlled Florida Senate in 2015 approved a Medicaid expansion plan, but Gov. Rick Scott and the state House rejected it. Now, there is foreshadowing among leaders i n the Legislature that unless Democrats win the state Senate, lawmakers are unlikely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Alexis Muellner Source Type: news

Sound off: Readers voice strong opinions about Florida Medicaid expansion
Tampa Bay Business Journal readers were asked to share their thoughts about whether Florida should expand Medicaid. The candidates for governor disagree on Medicaid expansion. Andrew Gillum supports it and Ron DeSantis is against. The Republican-controlled Florida Senate in 2015 approved a Medicaid expansion plan, but Gov. Rick Scott and the state House rejected it. Now, there is foreshadowing among leaders i n the Legislature that unless Democrats win the state Senate, lawmakers are unlikely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Alexis Muellner Source Type: news

Win or lose, it's time for America to push back against the incivility, lawlessness and fraud of the political Left
(Natural News) Whether real America wins or loses the mid-term elections, it’s time to push back against the incivility, lawlessness and fraud of the political Left. Over the last two years, the Left has devolved into a deranged, hate-filled tribe of deranged bigots who despise America and quite literally want to see it overrun and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug-impaired driving tests 'not there yet,' says top RCMP officer
Weeks into national cannabis legalization, a top RCMP officer says the tests being used to detect whether someone is driving high are “not there yet,” though they’re the best they’ve got. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news