Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers and medical experts from around the country express views on a number of health care issues.
Here is a selection of news coverage of other recent research:
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Arizona, Maryland, Ohio, Texas, Oregon, Louisiana and California.
Meanwhile, in the news from other capitols around the country, the California Nurses Association stormed the state house Thursday to demonstrate in support of single-payer health care and Iowa's senate approves a measure to lighten the penalty for first-time possession of small amounts of marijuana.
But scientists are excited about the possibilities offered by the test, which could offer a diagnosis even before symptoms start showing.
The country's fertility rates are at a record low, which has serious consequences for the U.S.'s future, but more women in their 40s are now mothers. In other public health news: the brain and exercise, tobacco, ADHD drugs, medical research, liquid biopsies and more.
The New York Times offers some answers about this season's flu virus. Media outlets report on related news out of New York, Missouri, Kansas, California and Arizona, as well.
The letter, drafted by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said work requirements "contradict the plain text and purpose" of the Medicaid statute. In other Medicaid news, Colorado makes no progress on getting people with developmental disabilities off the waiting list for services, Rhode Island's governor proposes cuts that includes a freeze in reimbursement rates for hospitals and other news from Arizona and Alaska.
"While it is an intriguing business opportunity, it is not without risks since it isn't cheap to become a manufacturer and generic competition is harsh," says Scott Knoer, Cleveland Clinic's chief pharmacy officer.
President Donald Trump will on Friday address the March for Life activists, in a sign of how much he's moved on the issue. Before running for office, Trump once described himself as pro-choice, and often seems uncomfortable discussing the issue. Yet in his first year Trump secured major victories for the movement, including the latest in which his administration created a religious freedom division at the Department of Health and Human Services.