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Friday, April 21, 2017

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From the NICU to Med School: An ‘Outrageous’ Idea That’s Saved Thousands of Babies

The technology and machine known as ECMO was once seen as a "far-fetched" idea. Today, it's a critical, lifesaving treatment, thanks to years of research and federal funding.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Moving Beyond the Affordable Care Act in California

CSU Fullerton health care policy expert Dr. Shana Alex Charles explains why the repeal of Obamacare failed and how a single-payer system may be next for the state.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Policy and Public Affairs

Nurse Practitioners Will Go To Albany To Urge Passage of Important Patient-Centered Legislation

Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students from across New York State will travel to Albany on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, to call for passage of important legislation.

– Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

New Report Forecasts Major Shortfall in Community Health Center Revenues if Congress Repeals Medicaid Expansion, Reduces Marketplace Subsidies and Fails to Renew Health Centers Fund

A new report estimates that community health centers would face a $48 billion shortfall in total revenues between 2018 and 2022 if Congress moves to repeal some key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and separately fails to renew the Health ...

– George Washington University

Rheumatology Community Urges Administration to Exempt Medical Professionals From Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions

The decision by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend premium processing of H-1B visas for doctors, specialists, and other medical professionals poses an immediate and dangerous threat to chronically ill patients living in rura...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Expert Pitch

Tulane Expert Available to Discuss Climate Change Ahead of March for Science

– Tulane University

WVU Expert: Coal Miners’ Healthcare Plans Hang in the Balance Unless Congress Acts

– West Virginia University

"Science Is Antithesis of Fake News," Says Wildlife Conservation Society President Ahead of Earth Day and March for Science

– Wildlife Conservation Society

Trump’s 100-Day Evaluation Amplified by Nonstop Media Coverage, Slowness of Appointments Process

– Virginia Tech

@umich Prof. Joshua Cole Says He Would Be Deeply Worried if Le Pen Elected, but Not Surprised.

– University of Michigan

KU Researchers Can Discuss Call for British Snap Election

– University of Kansas

Science March Provides Opportunity to Elevate the Role of Women in Science

– Virginia Tech

A Test of Republican/Trump Politics? Experts Available to Discuss 6th Congressional District Special Election in Georgia

– Georgia State University





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