News ReleaseNov. 30, 2022 Contact information The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will add irritable bowel syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder to the list of qualifying medical conditions for participation in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program.  Under state law, the new qualifying conditions will take effect Aug. 1, 2023. “We are adding the new qualifying conditions to…

Florida state Rep. Joe Harding, a Republican who sponsored the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, maintained the policy was based on science. “There are two genders, man and woman,” Harding said in a telephone interview. “It’s hardly debatable.” He claimed that “life-altering surgeries and extreme changes” related to gender-affirming care could result in long-term harm to…

As the pandemic lingers, contributing to rising inflation and looming economic recession, Americans from all walks of life may be concerned about their medical bills.  The Healthcare Freedom Act, proposed by Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), seeks to help Americans regain control of their healthcare expenses by creating “health freedom accounts” similar to existing health savings accounts.…

Field-based position in MESO supported countries (Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen, Sudan and Iran), possibility to be deployed in other MSF contexts and with visits to the headquarters. Mission and context The Middle East Support Office (MESO) is the OCG office in Amman, Jordan. Its purpose is to support MSF programs in the face of the growing…

Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.6522A/A.7363A) to protect patients facing steep medical bills that can lead to wage garnishment or liens against their property. “No one should face the threat of losing their home or falling into further debt after seeking medical care,” Governor Hochul said. “I’m proud to sign legislation today that will end this harmful and predatory collection…

In a mass casualty incident, minutes can often make the difference between life and death. The DARPA Triage Challenge (DTC) aims to drive breakthrough innovations that will enable medical personnel to respond effectively to mass casualty incidents (MCIs) in complex military and civilian settings, when medical resources are limited relative to the need. Specifically, DARPA…

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