Health care

ATLANTA | Abrams wins Democratic primary in Georgia governor race

ATLANTA — The Latest on primaries on Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas (all times local): 9:40 p.m. In the Democratic primary in Georgia’s gubernatorial race, Stacey Abrams has won to become the state’s first female nominee for governor from either major party. If Abrams wins the general election in November, she’ll become the first black … Continue reading ATLANTA | Abrams wins Democratic primary in Georgia governor race

BacterioScan Receives FDA Clearance For Rapid Infection Detection System

Automated diagnostic system cleared for detection of Urinary Tract Infections Reduces lab time-to-results from two days to three hours St. Louis, MO – BacterioScan, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a 510(k) Premarket Notification clearance for its 216Dx Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) detection system.  The BacterioScan 216Dx system … Continue reading BacterioScan Receives FDA Clearance For Rapid Infection Detection System

Technology, health care companies driving US stocks higher

U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Thursday, extending solid gains from a day earlier. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the broad gain. Investors were sizing up the latest company earnings and economic news. Crude oil prices were down slightly. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.4 … Continue reading Technology, health care companies driving US stocks higher

WASHINGTON | Struggle for transgender rights shifts to health care

WASHINGTON — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on “gender identity.” Critics say it’s another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender people. The Health and Human Services Department rule dates to the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Struggle for transgender rights shifts to health care

WASHINGTON | Health care is new front for transgender rights under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on “gender identity.” Critics say it’s another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender people. The Health and Human Services Department rule dates to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Health care is new front for transgender rights under Trump

WASHINGTON | Health care new front for transgender rights under Trump

WASHINGTON —Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Critics say it’s another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender people. The Health and Human Services Department rule dates to the Obama … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Health care new front for transgender rights under Trump

Arizona could face fines in lawsuit over prison health care

PHOENIX /February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A judge overseeing a class-action lawsuit over the quality of health care in Arizona’s prisons will hold hearings this week to determine whether to fine the state for falling short in improving care for inmates. U.S. Magistrate David Duncan also will examine an allegation that the inmate-care provider skirted a … Continue reading Arizona could face fines in lawsuit over prison health care

Illinois to get $1.7M from federal for anti-poverty programs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill./February 14, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Illinois will get $1.7 million in federal grants for six anti-poverty programs. U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin said the money will pay AmeriCorps VISTA members to assist nonprofit organizations conducting the programs. The projects include recruiting donors and volunteers for a housing program, expanding education and workforce training … Continue reading Illinois to get $1.7M from federal for anti-poverty programs