Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First ever state sepsis regulation in US tied to lower death rates

Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected—and faster than in peer states—following the introduction of the nation's first state-mandated sepsis regulation, according to an analysis led by University ...

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Court rules against Florida officials on medical marijuana

A Florida appellate court ruled that the state's approach to regulating marijuana is unconstitutional, possibly allowing more providers to jump into a market positioned to become one of the country's most lucrative.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thousands of US kindergartners unvaccinated without waivers

States are heatedly debating whether to make it more difficult for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons amid the worst measles outbreak in decades, but schoolchildren using such waivers are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities (Update)

More than 1,000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles ...

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