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Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay dispute

Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay disputeJustices ruled 5-4 that medical companies have no right to enforce federal Medicaid funding laws against the states.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Capitol Watch

Idaho Senate kills new plan for naturopathic licensing

Idaho Senate kills new plan for naturopathic licensingThe Senate voted 25-10 Monday to defeat the bill.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Feds investigating 'patient dumping' concerns at hospital

Feds investigating 'patient dumping' concerns at hospitalThe Bingham Memorial Hospital could close if the hospital fails to take corrective measures.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Capitol Watch

Medical abortion bill passes Idaho Senate

Medical abortion bill passes Idaho SenateThe bill passed the Senate Monday on a party line vote.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Medical abortion bill headed to Idaho Senate

Medical abortion bill headed to Idaho SenateThe bill was endorsed by the Senate State Affairs Committee Monday.
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  • 1 month ago
Capitol Watch

Idaho asks for policy on genetically modified food labeling

Idaho asks for policy on genetically modified food labelingThe Senate passed a non-binding resolution Friday.
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  • 1 month ago
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Idaho Senate panel advances marijuana extract oil bill

Idaho Senate panel advances marijuana extract oil billThe Senate State Affairs Committee voted 5-4 to send the bill to the full Senate for a vote.
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  • 1 month ago
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Senate panel introduces new marijuana extract oil bill

Senate panel introduces new marijuana extract oil billSen. Curt McKenzie introduced the bill which faces opposition from the governor.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Marijuana oil bill prompts strong views on both sides

Marijuana oil bill prompts strong views on both sidesThe bill prompted almost two and a half hours of testimony in the Senate State Affairs Committee Wednesday.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Lumber Liquidators accused of selling unhealthy flooring

Lumber Liquidators accused of selling unhealthy flooringOne parent we spoke to expressed concern for the safety of her children.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Saint Alphonsus to build new hospital in Nampa

Saint Alphonsus to build new hospital in NampaThe new 240,000 square foot facility will replace Mercy Medical Center.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Capitol Watch

Idaho House panel passes teen tanning bill

Idaho House panel passes teen tanning billA House panel is endorsing a bill that would require teens to get permission from their parents in order to use a tanning bed.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Senate panel kills bill to limit indigent care eligibility

Senate panel kills bill to limit indigent care eligibilityAn effort to reduce the cost of Idaho's indigent care system by an estimated $16 million died in committee on Tuesday.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Boise School District sends out measles policy

Boise School District sends out measles policyNearly 770 students in the school district are not vaccinated and if one of those students gets the virus, all of those children will have to take three weeks off of school.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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New bill requires parental OK for teens to use tanning beds

New bill requires parental OK for teens to use tanning bedsThe bill would apply to children 14 to 18 years old.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Ambulance company sues Canyon County

Ambulance company sues Canyon CountyAn ambulance company says Canyon County Commissioners have banned them, reducing fair competition for the County's EMS.
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  • 2 months ago
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Medical supply donations needed

Medical supply donations neededKnights of Columbus at Risen Christ Church offer a free service to thousands of people each year.
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  • 2 months ago
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Bone marrow match found for 8-year-old Boise girl

Bone marrow match found for 8-year-old Boise girlBrylee Gabby's family says three matches have been found for a bone marrow transplant.
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  • 2 months ago
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House committee will consider Narcan bill

House committee will consider Narcan billThe Health and Welfare Comittee in the Idaho House voted Wednesday to introduce a bill aimed at making it easier to get drugs that reverse the effects of an overdose.
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  • 2 months ago
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Appeals court: St. Luke's Health System broke antitrust laws

Appeals court: St. Luke's Health System broke antitrust lawsThe 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling.
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  • 2 months ago
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Deadline nears to buy insurance through Your Health Idaho

Deadline nears to buy insurance through Your Health IdahoOfficials say applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Saturday.
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  • 2 months ago
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Mumps outbreak spreads to Boise

Mumps outbreak spreads to BoiseA mumps outbreak that began at the University of Idaho in Moscow in September is continuing to spread, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Measles sample to be tested in Idaho, no cases confirmed

Measles sample to be tested in Idaho, no cases confirmedAs the measles outbreak continues to grow across the nation, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says there are still no confirmed cases of the disease in Idaho
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Lawmakers listen to Medicaid expansion proposal

Lawmakers listen to Medicaid expansion proposalThe plan is to loosen Idaho's Medicaid eligibility.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Half of ID schools below acceptable vaccination rates

Half of ID schools below acceptable vaccination ratesNearly half of Idaho's schools fall below the desired 90% vaccination rate for MMR.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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8-year-old girl will be honored at bone marrow drive

8-year-old girl will be honored at bone marrow driveCancer survivor Lyndsay Wright is planning a bone marrow drive at Boise State this Saturday.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Canyon County business helps Alzheimer's caregivers

Canyon County business helps Alzheimer's caregiversMore than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, Which means millions more are taking care of loved ones.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago