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Alexander: Tightened Restrictions on Fentanyl Will Save Thousands of Tennesseans

Says bipartisan legislation passed by Senate extends the classification of all forms of illegal fentanyl in the most restrictive drug class, which China did last year after President Trump called on the Chinese President to stop the flow of fentanyl coming from China into the U.S.

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The American Heart Association Launches #QuitLying Day to Combat Youth Vaping in Schools Across the Country
The American Heart Association Launches #QuitLying Day to Combat Youth Vaping in Schools Across the Country

Local AHA awarded a grant to launch anti-vaping campaigns in two Middle Tennessee School Districts

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Tennessee Blue Book 2019-2020 Edition Honors Women's Suffrage
Tennessee Blue Book 2019-2020 Edition Honors Women's Suffrage

The 2019-2020 edition of the Tennessee Blue Book, released this week, honors the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.

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New Year, New Requirements: Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Launches New Certification Requirements and Updated Exam

Applicants must complete education and training or work experience to be eligible in 2020

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Senate Confirms Hahn as FDA Commissioner

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that "Dr. Stephen Hahn's experience as a practicing oncologist, a successful leader of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) make him the right leader for the FDA at this critical time."

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Reaction to Administration Policy on E-Cigarettes
Reaction to Administration Policy on E-Cigarettes
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Urgent Care Association Updates Industry White Paper to Examine Trends, Issues in De-livery of On-Demand Care

The Urgent Care Association (UCA) recently updated its industry white paper, The Essential Role of the Urgent Care Center in Population Health, to provide a fresh outlook on the latest growth and trends, as well as data-driven predictions of how the industry will continue to evolve in 2020.

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Alexander: In Bipartisan Vote, Senate Health Committee Approves Dr. Stephen Hahn to Serve as FDA Commissioner

Says Dr. Hahn's experience as an oncologist, a successful leader of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and work at the National Institutes of Health makes him well prepared to lead the FDA

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Health Insurance Costs Taking Larger Share of Middle-Class Incomes as Premium Contributions and Deductibles Grow Faster Than Wages
Health Insurance Costs Taking Larger Share of Middle-Class Incomes as Premium Contributions and Deductibles Grow Faster Than Wages

Many working families are spending more of their incomes on health care, a new Commonwealth Fund report finds.

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New from AMA Interim Meeting
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Statements of Public Disclosure of Privately Negotiated Rates Final Rule
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Stratasan Partners with Service 2 Software, Onboarding Three Military Service Members

Transition Sales and Training Program to Increase Team Diversity

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APhA supports innovative legislation to reduce drug shortages

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today expressed its support for a bill that will provide new opportunities to address drug shortages and improve care.

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Statement Of American Psychological Association President In Response To Decision Overturning So-Called 'Conscience' Exception To Providing Health Car

Rule could have denied health care to vulnerable populations, APA asserts

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TDH Reports First Death From Vaping-Associated Respiratory Disease

Cluster of Illness in 49 States Linked to E-cigarette Use

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Nighttime event shines light on community support
Nighttime event shines light on community support

For years families, businesses and organizations from the community contributed to the effort to build Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Middle Tennessee's only freestanding pediatric hospital.

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Face To Face Partners With Break The Silence Foundation To Rebuild Survivors

Restoring Survivor Confidence Through Pro Bono Support + Surgery

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Academy Offers Objective Actuarial Perspective on Surprise Medical Billing

As the national debate over addressing "surprise billing" of patients continues to unfold, the American Academy of Actuaries is offering an objective actuarial perspective on the financial consequences and considerations involved in proposed public policy solutions to the problem in a new issue brief.

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HCA Healthcare Expands on Local 'Crush the Crisis' Success, Taking Event National

HCA Healthcare announced its first national "Crush the Crisis" opioid take back day. On Saturday, September 7, approximately 65 HCA Healthcare facilities will partner with local law enforcement agencies to collect unused and expired prescription medications in 15 states.

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ACEP Executive Director Announces Retirement

Dean Wilkerson, the Executive Director of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for over 15 years, announced today he plans to retire in 2020.

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TDH Urges Providers To Report Cases Of Vaping-Associated Respiratory Illness
TDH Urges Providers To Report Cases Of Vaping-Associated Respiratory Illness

Cluster of Illness in 16 States Linked to E-cigarette Use

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State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Nashville Kickoff Event
State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Nashville Kickoff Event

The Official Committee of the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial kicked off a yearlong celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Women's Suffrage movement in Tennessee at an event on Monday.

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AMA Names New Senior Vice President of Advocacy
AMA Names New Senior Vice President of Advocacy

The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that Todd Askew has been named as its new Senior Vice President of Advocacy.

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TDH, Partners Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking With Red Sand Project

Human Trafficking Awareness Week is July 28 - Aug. 3, 2019

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American College of Surgeons and Harvard Business School's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness partner to develop value measurement tool

Surgeons and business leaders announce partnership to measure health care value to improve surgical patient outcomes.

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