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Hundreds of thousands more low-income Americans could get health insurance after voters in three Republican-leaning states approved Medicaid expansion in the midterm elections.

Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States

Voters supported expansion in Utah, Nebraska, and Idaho
Head and neck cancer survivors have an increased risk for suicide compared with other cancer survivors

Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Have Increased Suicide Risk

Survivors of head, neck cancers almost twice as likely to die from suicide as survivors of other cancers
The federal government website where Americans can sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is up and running

Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov

Insurers are expanding their participation in the program

October 2018 Briefing – Otolaryngology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Otolaryngology for October 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
There is a high prevalence of financial conflicts of interest among authors of clinical practice guidelines related to high-revenue medications and in gastroenterology

Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors

Two studies show high prevalence among authors of guidelines on high-dollar meds, in gastroenterology

American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26

The 103rd Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress The annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons was held from Oct. 22...

The American Society for Radiation Oncology, Oct. 21-24

The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology The annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology...
The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced a new $15 million competitive grant initiative

AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training

Competitive grant initiative aims to promote change in graduate medical education
Among top-ranked U.S. hospitals

Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations

Researchers also find discordance in info provided to patients about medical records release processes
In an effort to cut high drug costs

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices

HHS study shows Medicare pays 80 percent more than other countries for certain prescription drugs