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The Biden administration is slow to act as millions are booted off Medicaid, advocates say

Nov. 14, 2023 17:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 30 million of the poorest Americans could be purged from the Medicaid program, many the result of error-ridden state reviews that poverty experts say the Biden administration is not doing enough to stop. The projections from the health consulting firm...

Conservative Nebraska lawmakers push study to question pandemic-era mask, vaccine requirements

Nov. 01, 2023 19:23 PM EDT

It didn't take long for conservative Nebraska lawmakers to get to the point of a committee hearing held Wednesday to examine the effectiveness of public health safety policies from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following a brief introduction, Nebraska Nurses Association...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 18, 2023 15:43 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 15 The Washington Post on federally reclassifying marijuana The Department of Health and Human Services has recommended removing cannabis from the federal government’s list of drugs...