Oral health care needs our attention

Daily dental cleaning in Philippine schools, like this elementary school in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, was pioneered by the overseas-funded Fit for School project. Photo by Marit Stenos Capugon Today, November 28, 2022, the first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee tasked with drafting a legally binding instrument on plastic pollution begins. While plastic pollution … Read more

Solving the Medicaid Debt Crisis Goes Beyond Medicaid Expansion, Certification Need Repair

The fate of a bipartisan Medicare Consumer Protection bill that addresses medical debt could be linked to expanding Medicaid and certification of need legislation during the 2023 hearing. Electing a Republican supermajority to the North Carolina Senate and being shy of one seat from a Republican supermajority in the NC Senate could be a factor … Read more

Officials shut down the Sacramento Wildlife Welfare Association

State wildlife officials temporarily closed Sacramento County’s only wildlife rehabilitation facility to treat thousands of sick and injured animals a year after most of its employees left their jobs Wednesday. Officials from the Fish and Wildlife Department hung banners Wednesday evening at the entrance to the museum Wildlife Welfare Association In McClellan Park, people who … Read more