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Final Brain in the News of 2018

If you’re a subscribed reader of Brain in the News, you should have the final issue of the year in your mailbox by now (if you’re a loyal reader from outside of North America, please allow a couple extra days for delivery). 611 more words


Did Trump Lay the Groundwork to Ban Mandatory Vaccinations?

Have you heard that Donald Trump is going to ban mandatory vaccinations?

Or that he is going to ban childhood vaccinations all together?

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Vaccine Misinformation

HRSA-19-081 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning

SYNOPSIS POST DATE: November 15, 2018

APPLICATION DUE DATE: January 15, 2019


The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning. 569 more words

Subgrant Possibilities

CDC Releases New Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities

The CDC recently released its updated Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities.  While this is certainly important for public health preparedness personnel, these are something that most emergency management professionals should also be aware of.  356 more words

Emergency Management



HHS shortens the 340B final rule implantation by six months after determining that it would not ‘interfere’ with the departments ‘comprehensive policies’ to address high drug costs.

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For HHS, thinking "creatively" about insurance means going back to pre-ACA plans that don't help mothers or sick people

Via (the?) Washington Post:

States could allow the subsidies to be used for health plans the administration has been promoting outside the ACA marketplaces that are less expensive because they provide skimpier benefits and fewer consumer protections.

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