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Idaho girl, 9, dies after freak accident, organs are donated to 5 people, family says

A 9-year-old girl from Idaho died Thursday night, just three days after her head was impaled by a piece of reinforcement bar in a freak accident. Shaylyn Bergeson died at approximately 8:45 p.m. at the Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City after undergoing a craniotomy, her mother, Jesi Bergeson, said in a Facebook post. IDAHO… Read More »

Even $10 increase in Medicaid payments helps erase disparities in care access, study says

Dive Brief: Financial incentives can influence who a physician decides to treat and their patients’ overall health, a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found. Even a slight uptick in Medicaid reimbursement can improve school attendance as well, driving down the rate of chronic absenteeism. The paper estimates that a $ 10 increase… Read More »

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne The use of e-cigarettes and other vape products by young people is growing at a rapid rate. It is an important public health concern and meaningful reform is needed to address… Read More »