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Will employers mandate the coronavirus vaccine for their workers?

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. 119 more words

Coronavirus/COVID-19

Opinion | Michigan direct care workers, families headed for choppy waters

By Robert Stein, Todd Culver, Robert White: For Entire Post, Go Here…

Many people are approaching the end of 2020 with a sense of relief and hope for a better new year. 555 more words

Recovery

Michigan health workers, senior facilities likely first for COVID vaccine

By Robin Erb, Kelly House: For Entire Post, Go Here…

A vaccine for a COVID-weary state seemed to move closer to reality Tuesday.

Though any vaccine still must be approved by the U.S. 228 more words

Recovery

The Policy and Politics of Prescription Drugs

Ben White is a staff writer for Brief Policy Perspectives and a first-year MPP student.

The Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Drug prices in the U.S. 1,069 more words

Health Policy

Providing Direct Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic  Direct Support Professionals Survey November 2020

From the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP): For Entire Post, Go Here…

This survey is being conducted by the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) in partnership with the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota.   376 more words

Recovery

Vitamin D Insufficiency May Account for Almost Nine of Ten COVID-19 Deaths: Time to Act. Comment on: “Vitamin D Deficiency and Outcome of COVID-19 Patients”. Nutrients 2020, 12, 2757

by Hermann Brenner and Ben Schöttker: For Entire Post, Go Here…

ngd- This article does not mean that Vitamin D cures the virus, but it does mean that a lot of people, especially older ones, are vitamin D deficient and should be taking a Vitamin D supplement at least for the duration of the pandemic… 240 more words

Recovery

Republican Rep. Greg Walden reflects on health policy as career in Congress ends

Congress still has the potential to move forward in a bipartisan way on health care issues, including possible action to ban surprise medical bills, the top Republican on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee told CQ Roll Call as he approaches retirement. 19 more words

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