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05/21/2019 - The New York Times by: Denise Grady
WASHINGTON, DC - Computers were as good or better than doctors at detecting tiny lung cancers on CT scans, in a study by researchers from Google and several medical centers.

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05/21/2019 - Modern Healthcare by: Alex Kacik
WASHINGTON, DC - Behavioral health diagnoses ballooned over the past decade as more youths cope with mental health and substance abuse issues, according to a new analysis of private health insurance claims.

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05/21/2019 - NPR by: Selena Simmons-Duffin
WASHINGTON, DC - The toddler looking up at Dr. Melanie Seifman in her Washington, D.C., exam room seems a little dazed.

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05/21/2019 - Modern Healthcare by: Robert King
WASHINGTON, DC - The CMS on Monday renewed URAC's authority to serve as an accreditation body for Medicare Advantage plans for Medicare Part C.

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05/21/2019 - The Register-Herald by: Erin Beck
CHARLESTON ,WV - When the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department closed its needle exchange program last year, some of the most vulnerable people in the region became more likely to contract HIV and hepatitis C and more likely to overdose.

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05/21/2019 - The Herald-Dispatch
CHARLESTON ,WV - Following legislation passed this year to allow the West Virginia Supreme Court to establish family treatment courts, an advisory committee has begun planning the creation of the first three in the state, which will be located in Boone, Randolph and Ohio counties.

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05/21/2019 - The Register-Herald by: Erin Beck
CHARLESTON, WV - During special session Monday, West Virginia lawmakers fixed and passed a bill meant to encourage medical marijuana businesses to come to West Virginia.

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