The Rock Launched a Brand-New Fitness Collection Today—and It’s All About Badass Women

Dwayne Johnson is a very, very busy guy. Hollywood star, workout-aholic, and family man (cue the aww‘s), you may or may not be aware that The Rock is also an activewear designer—which makes sense, as Johnson certainly knows his way around a gym. The best news? His newest fitness collection with Under Armour launched on ua.com today. The latest Project …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health On The Hill

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s Stories Rebecca Adams CQ Roll Call @RebeccaAdamsDC Read Rebecca’s Stories Joanne Kenen Politico @JoanneKenen Read Joanne’s Stories Margot Sanger-Katz The New York Times @sangerkatz Read Margot’s Stories As the start of the fiscal year draws near — along with pivotal midterm elections — Congress is picking up …

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State Highlights: NYC Hospitals Eschew Stereotypically Bland Food For More Nutritional Meals; Conn. Continues On Rocky Road Toward Universal Database For Patient Records

Media outlets report on news from New York, Connecticut, Tennessee, Delaware, South Dakota, Michigan, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, California, Florida, Oregon, Texas, Arizona, New Hampshire and Missouri.

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State Highlights: NYC Hospitals Eschew Stereotypically Bland Food For More Nutritional Meals; Conn. Continues On Rocky Road Toward Universal Database For Patient Records

Media outlets report on news from New York, Connecticut, Tennessee, Delaware, South Dakota, Michigan, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, California, Florida, Oregon, Texas, Arizona, New Hampshire and Missouri.

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U.S. Is Most Dangerous Place In Developed World To Give Birth — And States’ Efforts Are Falling Far Short Of Fixing Problem

If states address the issue at all, the panels usually end up blaming the mothers’ health conditions and lifestyle choices rather than looking at hospitals and the quality of care delivered by providers. For example, In Louisiana — the deadliest state in America for pregnant women and new mothers — the state’s 2012 report on …

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U.S. Is Most Dangerous Place In Developed World To Give Birth — And States’ Efforts Are Falling Far Short Of Fixing Problem

If states address the issue at all, the panels usually end up blaming the mothers’ health conditions and lifestyle choices rather than looking at hospitals and the quality of care delivered by providers. For example, In Louisiana — the deadliest state in America for pregnant women and new mothers — the state’s 2012 report on …

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Drug Companies Back New California Bill To Protect Integrity Of Research Data From Consumers

The legislation comes in reaction to a law that was geared toward protecting consumer privacy. Drug companies say, though, that it could inadvertently invalidate research, make it difficult to obtain funding and ultimately drive scientists from the state. In other industry news, companies in Massachusetts are being wooed by Maryland, and Europe signs off on …

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Drug Companies Back New California Bill To Protect Integrity Of Research Data From Consumers

The legislation comes in reaction to a law that was geared toward protecting consumer privacy. Drug companies say, though, that it could inadvertently invalidate research, make it difficult to obtain funding and ultimately drive scientists from the state. In other industry news, companies in Massachusetts are being wooed by Maryland, and Europe signs off on …

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Advocates Ask Trump Administration To Ignore Maine Governor’s Resistance And Approve State’s Medicaid Expansion

Due to a court order, Gov. Paul LePage requested approval last month to expand Medicaid in Maine. But the governor also wrote a letter to the administration urging officials to reject his application. Meanwhile, support for a program that helps people with disabilities move out of nursing homes gains support. Medicaid news comes out of …

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Advocates Ask Administration To Ignore Maine Governor’s Resistance And Approve State’s Medicaid Expansion

A court ordered Gov. Paul LePage to request approval for expanding Medicaid in Maine, but the governor also wrote a letter to the administration urging officials to reject the application. Meanwhile, support for a program that helps people with disabilities move out of nursing homes gains support. Medicaid news comes out of Iowa, as well.

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Despite Potential Political Backlash, Republicans Continue To Push Forward With Kavanaugh Nomination

Christine Blasey Ford has said she won’t testify without an FBI investigation first, but Republicans say that if she wants to be heard, Monday is her chance. The impasse has swayed some moderate Republicans back to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s camp, and a committee meeting, and possible vote, has been scheduled for Wednesday. Those …

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