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Opioid painkillers ‘must carry prominent warnings’

Media playback is unsupported on your device All opioid medicines will carry prominent warnings on their labels stating they can cause addiction, the health secretary has announced. Matt Hancock acted after figures in England and Wales revealed a-more-than 60% increase in prescriptions for opioid painkillers in the last decade. People needed protection “from the darker… Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court rules that Medicaid must cover gender transition surgeries

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday that Medicaid must cover gender transition surgeries, reasoning that the procedures are medically necessary. EerieAnna Good and Carol Ann Beal, transgender women backed by the ACLU, had sued the Iowa Department of Human Services for its policy against funding transition surgeries, calling it discriminatory. The DHS had considered… Read More »