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California’s Medicaid Plan For Undocumented Young Adults A First Step : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Demonstrators rallied in Sacramento in May for Medi-Cal expansion to undocumented Californians. When the state’s budget was finalized, only young adults up to age 26 were authorized to be included in the expansion. Gov. Gavin Newsom says that’s an important first step. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption toggle caption Rich Pedroncelli/AP For years,… Read More »

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so

A person uses a Juul Labs electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, on Monday, June 24, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials approved an ordinance that prohibits selling nicotine pods or devices that haven’t been… Read More »

Babies should be introduced to allergenic foods in first 4-8 months, Turkish expert says

Parents should introduce their newborns with common allergenic foods within the first 4-8 months and expose them to potential allergy triggers early on in life so they don’t develop an allergy toward those foods later on, a Turkish expert has said. Professor Doctor Bülent Şekerel, chairman of the Turkish National Allergy and Clinic Immunology Foundation,… Read More »

Abu Dhabi Health Data Services and Orion Health partner to deliver the first HIE in the Middle East

Yesterday, Orion Health announced a commercial agreement with Abu Dhabi Health Data Services, a new project company established as part of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH) and Injazat Data Systems, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi government-owned Mubadala Investment Company, to deliver a Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform.… Read More »