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Trump signs bills lifting the ‘gag clauses’ on pharmacists for revealing drug prices

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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Despite his setback in repealing Obamacare, President Donald Trump is diligently working at ways to roll back healthcare costs for Americans.

The President has just signed new laws to help make cheaper prescription medicine more accessible to millions of Americans.

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Flea-borne Typhus Epidemic Hits Pasadena

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall that California, and other areas of the country with a significant homeless population, were hit with an epidemic of Hepatitis A last fall.

This year, Pasadena is reporting an epidemic of flea-borne typhus.

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CA Dem Gov Candidate Gavin Newsom Backs Universal Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:00am 8/29/2018 at 7:00am
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Horror: Almost 100 People Overdose in Connecticut Park Near Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00am 8/17/2018 at 7:00am
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A nightmarish scene unfolded at New Haven Green this week, a park located near Yale University. Throughout the course of the day on Thursday, emergency officials responded to dozens of cases of drug overdoses. A synthetic form of marijuana is believed to be the cause. The actual number of people afflicted...

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Opioids: The Child Separation Crisis No One is Talking About

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/21/2018 at 8:00pm

While Democrats and the media dial their outrage up to ten about the children of illegal immigrants, another crisis is continuing to unfold which affects thousands of American kids. The opioid crisis is still happening, and separates children from their parents – sometimes permanently.

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California May Offer Free Healthcare to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9:00am 5/25/2018 at 9:00am

California seems determined to do everything it can to spite Trump, even if their decisions ultimately bankrupt the state. They already have an illegal immigration problem. Won’t offering free healthcare to illegals make the situation worse?

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Connecticut, Massachusetts Shelve Assisted Suicide Bills

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/1/2018 at 5:30pm

Despite heavy lobbying by “right to die” groups, Massachusetts and Connecticut have decided not to pursue assisted suicide legislation.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Two of the most liberal states in the country killed off legislation that would have legalized assisted suicide.

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The “nightmare” of this year’s flu season

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:30pm 1/20/2018 at 1:30pm
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I noted that this year’s flu season was likely to be harsh, especially in the wake of an ineffective vaccine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifying it as “moderately severe” and anticipating over 50,000 deaths.

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Brace yourselves for a miserable flu season

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/3/2017 at 1:30pm
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Public health experts are warning that the upcoming flu season may a rough one in this country, as data from Australia indicate the vaccine selected for this year’s stra...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to Kentucky

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:00pm 11/24/2017 at 6:00pm
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We have been following the outbreak of Hepatitis A as it has spread among the homeless and drug-users of California, into Utah, Michigan and Colorado.

Public health officials are now reporting a significant uptick of cases of the disease in Kentucky. Genetic tests indicate the strain of the virus, which is transmitted...

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Defecting North Korean soldier riddled with giant worms

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/18/2017 at 12:30pm
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A few days ago, a North Korean soldier fled across the border to South Korea in s hailstorm of bullets from his comrades.

The soldier was found on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom, about 50 meters south of the Military Demarcation Line, wounded in his shoulder and elbow,...

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Two Colorado hepatitis A cases linked to California’s outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00am 11/1/2017 at 10:00am
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We have been following the efforts to contain the outbreak of Hepatitis A in California. Hepatitis A virus attacks the liver, causing yellowing of the skin or eyes, diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain and fatigue. It extreme cases, it can be fatal. The pathogen is...

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Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a ‘Public Health Emergency’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8:20am 10/27/2017 at 8:20am
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Trump gave a great speech Thursday, declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Trump often spoke of the crisis while campaigning and is preparing to take steps to deal with the problem.

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UN scientific group edits data in key study targeting weed killer component

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/21/2017 at 1:00pm
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Reports are surfacing of another scientific group revising data to conform to a pre-determined result.

This time, the studies affected center on glyphosate, an important ingredient in Roundup weed killer. In fact, the State of California plans to force the manufacturer to

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California officially declares “State of Emergency” over Hepatitis A outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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As the death toll in the Hepatitis A outbreak climbs to 18, California Governor Jerry Brown has officially declared a state of emergency.

The emergency proclamation, which was issued by Brown on Friday, allows...

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Knowingly exposing someone or blood supply to HIV no longer a felony in California

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 4:40pm 10/8/2017 at 4:40pm
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This is one of those stories that just has me shaking my head.

While it’s true that AIDS no longer is an automatic death sentence, it’s still deadly. In 2014, the last year for which I could find data, 6,721 died directly from AIDS, and there are tens of thousands of...

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California’s Hepatitis A outbreak could last for years

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/7/2017 at 1:00pm
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The last time we checked on California’s outbreak of Hepatitis A, a liver-impacting disease transmitted through fecal matter, a 17th person in San Diego had succumbed to the disease.

Public health officials warn that the outbreak could last for months, and possibly years.

Dr. Monique Foster, a medical epidemiologist with the Division of...

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