Kaiser Health News House Delays Vote On Republican Replacement Health Plan 2017-03-23T20:02:48.000000Z Lacking enough votes to pass, House GOP leaders decide to postpone today's planned vote on their American Health Care Act. Viewpoints: Ryan Says Vote Will Fulfill GOP Promise; Small Business Sees Relief; Vote No On ‘Skinflint’ Bill 2017-03-23T14:46:54.000000Z A selection of opinions on the health care debate in Congress from around the country. Longer Looks: Explaining The GOP Health Bill, Utah’s Teen Suicide Spike And Election Anxiety 2017-03-23T14:46:51.000000Z Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. State Highlights: Pharma Launches Campaign Against N.Y. Plan To Curb Drug Prices; Fla., Ga. Residents Struggle With Medical Bills 2017-03-23T14:46:47.000000Z Media outlets report on news from New York, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Louisiana. Former Obama Drug Czar Named To Lead Addiction Research Center In Boston 2017-03-23T14:46:44.000000Z Michael Botticelli, who speaks openly about his history of alcohol and drug abuse, said his leadership of the new Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine will be rooted in his philosophy that addiction is a public health issue best remedied by treatment. Rural Georgia Hospitals To See Financial Benefit From New Tax Increase 2017-03-23T14:46:41.000000Z In other state hospital news, executives for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health tout the economic benefits of merging the two facilities. And a Philadelphia hospital brings in puppies and kittens to relieve the stress of its medical staff. Opponents Of KanCare Expansion Challenge Supporters’ Claim It Will Pay For Itself 2017-03-23T14:46:38.000000Z Outlets report on news out of state legislatures in Kansas, Minnesota, Texas, Arkansas and Florida. As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Among White Adults Spike, Researchers Identify Root Causes 2017-03-23T14:46:35.000000Z Husband-and-wife economists find links between the job market and the mortality-rate jump among middle-aged, less-educated white Americans from drugs, alcohol-related diseases and suicide. ‘Right-To-Try’ Advocates Help Pass Laws In 33 States As Movement Gains National Foothold 2017-03-23T14:46:31.000000Z Legislation to allow terminally ill patients access to experimental treatments not approved by the Food and Drug Administration also have momentum in the other 17 states. Today's other public health stories report developments on a potential sepsis treatment, a devicemaker's redesigned medical scope... Ex-Compounding Pharmacy Exec Acquitted Of Murder Allegations In Meningitis Outbreak 2017-03-23T14:46:28.000000Z Barry J. Cadden, the former co-owner and head pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center, was found guilty by jurors of fraud and racketeering. Fungus-tainted drugs from the facility killed 64 people and sickened hundreds more across the country.