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How Trump's Medicaid Work Requirements Add To Health Costs
Medicaid work requirements will add a layer of costs and a bureaucracy to the healthcare system in the form of vetting and related paperwork, insurers say. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CNC NYSE:CI NYSE:AET NYSE:WCG Source Type: news

American Psychiatric Association warns left-wing psychiatrists to stop "diagnosing" President Trump without a medical examination... a total violation of medical ethics
(Natural News) In the wake of the mainstream media’s glorious failure to conjure up enough fake news about President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia to get him impeached, the official narrative has now shifted to claiming that the billionaire businessman is mentally ill, and thus unfit for office. But the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google reaches a whole new depth of EVIL by keeping "black lists" of white, conservative employees to deny promotions
(Natural News) Evidence that the world’s largest social media and media conglomerates and platforms are completely biased against conservatives and Trump supporters continues to grow by the day, with Google now being outed as the latest abuser. As reported by The Daily Caller, former Google engineer James Damore and other right-leaning Google workers have filed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Trump Will Divert Funds From Anti-Terrorism To Close Pot Shops? Cannabis CEO's Hope Not.
Video footage shows Trump in favor of medical marijuana. Small businesses in cannabis now threatened by his Attorney General's anti-marijuana actions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

Will Trump Divert Funds From Anti-Terrorism To Close Pot Shops? Cannabis CEOs Hope Not.
Video footage shows Trump in favor of medical marijuana. Small businesses in cannabis now threatened by his Attorney General's anti-marijuana actions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

Will Trump Divert Funds From Anti-Terrorism To Close Pot Shops? Cannabis CEOs Hope Not
Video footage shows Trump in favor of medical marijuana. Small businesses in cannabis now threatened by his Attorney General's anti-marijuana actions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

President's Exam Results:'In Excellent Health "
(MedPage Today) -- White House physician says Trump passes with flying colors (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

President's Exam Results:'In Excellent Health '
(MedPage Today) -- White House physician says Trump passes with flying colors (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Psych QUACK: Yale psychiatry professor who attacked Donald Trump doesn't even have a license to practice psychiatry in her home state
(Natural News) Yale University psychology professor Brandy Lee has been in the news lately for calling President Trump “mentally impaired,” and arguing that this diagnosis disqualifies him from being the leader of the free world. However, as it turns out, this professor appears to not even have a valid license to practice psychiatry in the state... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump gets 'excellent health" report from WH doctor
President Donald Trump's White House doctor is declaring him in 'excellent health' after his first medical checkup as president (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump Said to Be in'Excellent Health' After Annual Physical Trump Said to Be in'Excellent Health' After Annual Physical
The full details of the president's first physical will be released January 16.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

C.D.C. Postpones Session Preparing Us for Nuclear War
After the agency ’ s workshop attracted considerable media attention, especially given President Trump ’ s recent words with North Korea, the session has been postponed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Nuclear Weapons Politics and Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Trump, Donald J Influenza Source Type: news

C.D.C. Postpones Session Preparing U.S. for Nuclear War
After the agency ’ s workshop attracted considerable media attention, especially given President Trump ’ s recent words with North Korea, the session has been postponed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Nuclear Weapons Politics and Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Trump, Donald J Influenza Source Type: news

White House reveals results of Trump's physical
Dr. Ronny Jackson's very brief statement released Friday night revealed little about the results of the physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health'
President Donald Trump's White House doctor is declaring him in 'excellent health' after the president's first medical checkup as president (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump in 'excellent health,' White House doctor says after exam
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Latest: Doctor says Trump 'is in excellent health'
President Donald Trump has received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump has first physical since taking office
President Trump, who is 71 years old, went to Walter Reed Friday and had his first physical since taking office. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook talks to "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor about this type of evaluation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump gets 1st medical checkup since becoming president
Donald Trump has arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed, undergoing a physical exam amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he's mentally unfit (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Oregon not jumping on the Medicaid work requirement bandwagon
The Trump administration Thursday announced a major policy shift for the Medicaid program by encouraging states to impose work requirements on able-bodied adults on Medicaid. Ten states so far have requested waivers to run demonstration projects. Oregon isn’t among them and has no plans to submit a waiver any time soon. “Oregon’s priority is to continue to expand health coverage and reduce the uninsured rate in our state,” Oregon Health Authority spokesman Rob b Cowie said in a statement.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Oregon not jumping on the Medicaid work requirement bandwagon
The Trump administration Thursday announced a major policy shift for the Medicaid program by encouraging states to impose work requirements on able-bodied adults on Medicaid. Ten states so far have requested waivers to run demonstration projects. Oregon isn’t among them and has no plans to submit a waiver any time soon. “Oregon’s priority is to continue to expand health coverage and reduce the uninsured rate in our state,” Oregon Health Authority spokesman Rob b Cowie said in a statement.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

The Latest: Trump has received physical checkup as president
President Donald Trump has received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Shopping for Nursing Homes More Tricky in Trump Era Shopping for Nursing Homes More Tricky in Trump Era
The Trump administration is moving quickly to deregulate nursing homes, complying with a wish list submitted by industry lobbying groups.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president
Donald Trump has arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed, undergoing a physical exam amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he's mentally unfit (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Trump arrives for 1st medical exam as president
Donald Trump has arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Walsh: The folks who wear vagina hats and call us 'teabaggers' are offended by Trump's vulgarity
(Natural News) You have no doubt heard about the latest Donald Trump Outrage. It is reported that Trump, during negotiations over the immigration deal, referred to certain African countries and Haiti as “s***hole countries.” He then asked, allegedly, “why we need more Haitians” to come here as immigrants. (Article by Matt Walsh republished from DailyWire.com) The White... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alnylam CEO responds to Trump: ‘I’m proud to be a ‘s***holer!’’
John Maraganore, the CEO of Cambridge drugmaker Alnylam and chair of the industry ’s biggest lobbying group, is among those criticizing President Donald Trump’s reported comments describing some foreign nations as “s***hole countries.” Trump's reported remarks about Haiti and some African countries during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on Thursday drew swift conde mnation from prominent executives across a range of industries. Among them was Maraganore, who has led Alnylam (Nasdaq:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Trump's first medical checkup as president set for Friday
President Donald Trump will be the patient himself, not the commander in chief comforting them, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital Friday. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What could we learn from Trump's first physical?
President Trump will get his first physical exam Friday since taking office. CBS News has learned that he will fly to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland for a checkup with the White House physician. When he stepped into office last year, President Trump was the oldest person ever to become commander in chief. Jonathan LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reality offends Leftists: If you didn't know some countries are sh*tholes, you've never really seen the world
(Natural News) In the latest media uproar over Trump, Democrats claim the President described certain nations as “sh*tholes” during negotiations over immigration and DACA. Democrats went ballistic, accusing Trump of all the usual things, such as being a racist, a KKK member, an idiot and so on. What has never occurred to Democrats and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BUSTED: Undercover media sting reveals Twitter targeting conservatives and independent media for censorship via “shadow bans”
(Natural News) For some time now conservatives, along with supporters of President Donald J. Trump, have suspected they were being targeted for censorship by the social media giants such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Thanks to James O’Keefe and his undercover media sting operation Project Veritas, we learned this week that for certain Twitter engineers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump to get first presidential medical exam amid questions about fitness
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump has his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday after a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday
President Donald Trump will be the patient himself, not the commander in chief comforting them, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital this week. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday
President Donald Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief comforting them, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital this week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medicaid recipients to get work requirements
Trump's Medicaid work requirement rewrites health care rules for "able-bodied" poor (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Research suggests Trump's 'Muslim ban' produced rare shift in public opinion
(University of California - Riverside) Visible resistance to Executive Order 13769, commonly referred to the 'Muslim ban,' may have produced a rare shift in public opinion caused by 'an influx of information portraying the ban as being at odds with egalitarian principles of American identity and religious liberty,' said researchers Loren Collingwood of the University of California, Riverside; Nazita Lajevardi of Michigan State University; and Kassra A. R. Oskooii of the University of Delaware. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump Opens Way for Medicaid Work Requirement
In a major policy shift that could affect millions of low-income people, the Trump administration said Thursday it is offering a path for states that want to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Should President Trump's Physical Include a Cognitive Screen?
(MedPage Today) -- Age makes the president Medicare eligible and Medicare covers cognitive assessment in wellness exams (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - January 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Science Policy in 2018: Ten Stories to Watch
The U.S. scientific community will face challenges new and old in 2018 as the Trump administration and Congress continue to advance their agendas and install new leaders at federal agencies. The science agencies are facing extraordinary levels of budgetary and administrative uncertainty, while scientific community leaders are grappling with fundamental issues relating to the conduct of science and its value. Looking further out, the 2018 election could shake up the political and policy landscape once again. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - January 11, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: mambrose Source Type: news

ONC hires new privacy chief and more digital health hires
At long last, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has named a new chief privacy officer. The post has been vacant since Deven McGraw left the acting chief privacy officer post in October, and some in the industry speculated the Trump administration would not fill the post at all. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor
Trump's Medicaid work requirement rewrites health care rules for "able-bodied" poor (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump expects medical exam to go well Friday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a medical examination he is to undergo on Friday will go well and that he would be surprised if it did not. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Trump expects his physical to go well Friday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a physical examination he is to undergo on Friday to go well and that he would be surprised if it did not. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can Requiring People to Work Make Them Healthier?
The Trump administration wants to make a major change to Medicaid, but there ’ s not a lot of evidence for one of its key assertions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARGOT SANGER-KATZ Tags: Medicaid Health Insurance and Managed Care Welfare (US) Labor and Jobs Poverty Source Type: news

Trump to let states tie Medicaid benefits to work
Republicans look for cuts to entitlement programmes they see as overstretched (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under the Medicaid government program for the poor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Trump Administration Says States May Impose Work Requirements for Medicaid
Federal officials said they would support state efforts to require able-bodied adults to work as a condition of eligibility for Medicaid. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR Tags: Medicaid Health Insurance and Managed Care Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Verma, Seema Source Type: news

Medicaid Work Requirements Put Trump White House On Defense
The Trump administration drew intense criticism to an effort to allow states to require Medicaid recipients to work. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Morning Break: Stop Questioning Trump's Mental Health; Patient Dumping on Video; Best Little Pot Town
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Trump administration to allow work requirements for Medicaid recipients, a major shift that could bring legal challenges
The new guidance will enable states to deny benefits to able-bodied adults unless they have jobs or participate in work-related activities or “community engagement.” Such requirements, long pushed by conservatives, represent a tectonic change for the Medicaid program — which for more than a half-century has been a pillar of the nation’s social safety net. […]Related:A 12-year-old was told she had the flu. The misdiagnosis may have caused her death.He was 21 and fit. He tried to push through the flu — and it killed him.The rural-urban sex divide in three simple charts (Source: Washington...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news