Public News Service - Health and Wellness

BOISE, Idaho - With the legislative session drawing to an end, Idaho lawmakers still are working out how to implement voter-backed Medicaid expansion ...Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A shelter in Bowling Green will be able to help more women fleeing abusive relationships afford safe housing, thanks to a ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washingtonians facing a health emergency rarely have time to consider if the local hospital or doctor is in their insurance ...Read More
SPRUCE PINE, N.C. - Nurses and nurse practitioners would play a bigger role in North Carolina's health-care system under some new legislation ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – "Tobacco 21" legislation is now in the hands of the Illinois Senate. House lawmakers passed HB 345 on Tuesday, which ...Read More
MEDFORD, Ore. — The doctor's office plays an important role in health care, but life outside of that office is most significant to a person's ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Advocates will gather at the Capitol in St. Paul today to support Telephone CPR bills in the Legislature. The bills would ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire state Senate is expected to pass a bill on Thursday to implement an ambitious, 10-year mental-health plan ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A bill that would prohibit the use of tobacco products on school property and reduce students' exposure to secondhand smoke is ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky lawmakers have taken the first steps toward legalizing medical marijuana. House Bill 136 is up for a House vote ...Read More
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