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What Doctors Must Know About Stark Law

Given the myriad of federal and state rules and regulations governing the provision of health services, Physicians need to be aware that each business opportunity that deals with the provision of DHS services to Medicare or Medicaid, be it a lease, a new company, or an employment position in a Hospital could lead to potential legal exposure if due care and diligence is not taken. 539 more words


Maldives to restrict selling single cigarette

It was reported yesterday, the Health Protection Authority (HPA), working under Ministry of Health, has established a regulation to restrict selling single or loose cigarette in Maldives. 69 more words


Orlando One Step Closer to Decriminalizing Marijuana as Commissioners Approve New Ordinance

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law
On April 18, 2016, Orlando moved a one step closer to effectively decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. 414 more words

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Health Law

Reforming the United States healthcare system has not been easy. Many have tried and failed. After completing the assigned reading for this week, you will find that the arduous task has been undertaken in the past, only to find that a consensus could not be reached by Congress. 171 more words

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Licensed healthcare professionals can also suffer and recover from opiate abuse and addiction

Opiate addiction is something that can sneak up on good people who might not realize they are becoming dependent on painkillers. People from all walks of life are prescribed an opiate or opioid narcotic for pain management following for injuries and chronic conditions. 801 more words

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Feminism and the ‘Obesity Crisis’: Production, Autonomy and Health in a Society of Guilt

By Freya Turner

At Hay festival 2017, in a talk about food with Rosie Boycott, there was a Q&A to close the session and one woman stood up to ask, ‘do you think that feminism has led to the obesity crisis?’ I don’t know whether she asked this believing it or not; I couldn’t tell. 1,084 more words