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Mental health advocates seek state funding to cover costs

Advocates for Nebraska groups that offer mental health and substance abuse services are seeking a boost in state reimbursement that they say would better reflect the actual cost of treating patients

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Groundbreaking on prison mental health center set for Monday

Illinois officials are planning a groundbreaking ceremony for a 200-bed hospital to treat mentally ill prison inmate

Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual
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Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

Researchers say they have traced a cluster of rare infections to blood-shedding religious rituals

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Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

Report says pills can have extra ingredients like gluten, lactose or dyes that may cause problems for certain patients

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies
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Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes

Claire's recalls makeup after regulators warn of asbestos
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Claire's recalls makeup after regulators warn of asbestos

Claire's is recalling three makeup products after regulators warned people not to use them

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The Latest: Obamacare-protections bill revived in New Mexico

Lawmakers have revived a bill ensuring medical insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions in New Mexico after it was voted down in committee.

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Commission to address mental health, criminal justice

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has signed three executive orders to implement parts of the state's new 10-year mental health plan

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State Senate panel rejects bill on pre-existing conditions

A bill aimed ensuring medical insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions in New Mexico has been voted down by a state Senate committee.

US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges
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US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

Outreach teams seen as new best approach for outbreaks in homeless and drug users