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Idaho: Followers of Christ - medical-care exemptions for faith healing come under fire

This faith healing group is once again, coming under fire, for abuse of children. As you might recall, I wrote of this group many years ago.  852 more words

Current Events

Trump’s Budget Rightfully Guts Archaic Drug Czar Office

For Americans born after 1989, the past year has been unlike any other. For the first time in their lives, the nation has had no drug czar. 1,072 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips – Learn the ABCDEs of Hiccups

Three question sets on hiccups of all things

Why do I get hiccups?

You get hiccups because everyone gets them.  You get them because basically you’ve agitated your main breathing muscle (You have one on both sides, between the chest and abdominal cavities.).  395 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

HHS Office of Inspector General flags MACRA vulnerabilities related to clinician awareness, program integrity

The Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in December 2017 released a report indicating that with regard to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to face vulnerabilities related to clinician awareness of MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) and program integrity to avoid fraud and improper Medicare Part B payment adjustments. 859 more words

Health Care

How to help government with its biggest cloud hurdles

By Kevin Shaker, senior analyst

Cloud infrastructure is growing rapidly in the public sector, with a compound growth rate exceeding 29 percent. This is a trend that will continue as government accelerates its breadth of technological viability to match the innovative private sector. 507 more words


Milwaukee County gets the go-ahead to open treatment facility for juvenile offenders

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Milwaukee County is one step closer to opening a treatment facility for juvenile offenders that would serve as an alternative to youth prisons like Lincoln Hills. 376 more words


New Trump Initiatives: A Win For Anti-Abortion Activists, Protections For 'Conscience' Objections

(CNN) — Coinciding with Friday’s March for Life in Washington, President Donald Trump’s administration announced new measures to support the anti-abortion cause.

Included is a move that may allow states to cut Medicaid funding to reproductive healthcare programs like Planned Parenthood. 1,082 more words

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