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What to know about the 2018-2019 flu season in Massachusetts | Boston.com

https://www.boston.com/news/health/2018/10/22/2018-2019-flu-season-massachusetts

Your insurance may not cover that emergency room visit

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/your-insurance-may-not-cover-that-emergency-room-visit-102218.html

Some Rural Americans Forced to Travel 100 Miles to a Hospital – Rural Hospitals Close

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/amp22335922/rural-america-hospitals-close/

NewsOK.com: Opioid prescribing laws to change Nov. 1

NewsOK.com: Opioid prescribing laws to change Nov. 1. https://newsok.com/article/5612140/opioid-prescribing-laws-to-change-nov-1

As opioid crisis raged Insys pushed higher doses of addictive drug and pushed salespeople to own doctors – MarketWatch

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/as-opioid-crisis-raged-insys-pushed-higher-doses-of-addictive-drug-and-pushed-salespeople-to-own-doctors-2018-10-17

New Jersey- The flu is here, and it’s going to get worse

The flu has officially landed in New Jersey. Though activity is still low, it’s a sign of what’s to come in the next few months. So, if you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, now is the time, experts say. Last year’s

Washington DE- Doctors issue warnings after reports of flu-related deaths | WJLA

Doctors are issuing warnings to people after several reports of flu-related deaths. In North Carolina, two flu-related deaths were reported. A 29-year-old lawyer died from a heart attack after complications from the flu, and an older person also died. Flu

Doctors Urge CDC to Clarify Rx Opioid Guideline 

Dr. Kertesz believes many chronic pain patients have suffered under the guideline, because it has led to widespread tapering and discontinuation of opioids. He invited other healthcare professionals to co-sign the letter. To date, well over 200 have. To see

Texas Influenza Surveillance Summer Report

Current Extended Flu Activity Report (PDF) (September 23, 2018 – September 29, 2018) Report produced on 10/05/2018 Summary: Influenza activity remains low across the state of Texas. It appears that influenza activity peaked in late January. Compared to the previous week, the

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