Kaiser Health News Viewpoints: New Threat To Antibiotics; Ryan’s Attack On Medicare; Carson’s Health Role At HUD 2017-01-19T14:31:23.000000Z A selection of opinions on health care from around the country. Perspectives On Trump And Health Care: Price’s Surprises At Hearing; Echoes Of Bernie 2017-01-19T14:31:18.000000Z As the new president's inauguration nears, opinion writers look at how his health plans are shaping up and the Senate confirmation hearing for Rep. Tom Price, who was named by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Longer Looks: Atul Gawande; Replacing The Health Law; And Diagnosing Concussions 2017-01-19T14:31:13.000000Z Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. State Highlights: One-Third Of Colo. Hospitals Opting Out Of Aid-In-Dying Law; Calif.’s Bold Stem Cell Initiative Has Fallen Flat 2017-01-19T14:31:08.000000Z Outlets report on health news from Colorado, California, Virginia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Connecticut, Michigan, Maryland, Ohio and Arizona. Health Officials Raise Red Flags About Spread Of Antibiotic-Resistant Tuberculosis 2017-01-19T14:31:05.000000Z The strain of the bacteria is primarily transmitted by an infected person. Today's other public health stories report on toxic lead levels, duplicative cancer studies and the U.S. obesity epidemic. DEA Falls Short In Answering Opioid Enforcement Questions, Senators Say 2017-01-19T14:31:01.000000Z A Washington Post report shows that beginning in 2013, DEA lawyers at headquarters started to delay and block enforcement efforts against large opioid distributors and others, requiring investigators in the field to meet a higher burden of proof before they could take action. In other news, a Stat r... Prompted By Recent Failures, New $500M Initiative To Target Epidemics Before They Spiral Out Of Control 2017-01-19T14:30:58.000000Z The partnership's goal is to get ahead of epidemics instead of always just reacting after they've already begun to spread. In Ironic Tale, Martin Shkreli Helps Feds Collar Drugmaker For Monopolizing Market 2017-01-19T14:30:54.000000Z Mallinckrodt will have to pay a $100 million fine to settle antitrust allegations. Stat looks at Martin Shkreli's role in the investigation. Startup Starts From Scratch To Revolutionize Primary Care 2017-01-19T14:30:51.000000Z Forward looks to offer patients a high-tech, personalized health care service for a monthly membership fee. House Democrats Implore Trump Not To Undermine Women’s Health Care 2017-01-19T14:30:48.000000Z As Congress stands poised to strip away funding for Planned Parenthood and dismantle the health law, thus possibly rolling back protections on women's health care, Democrats warn Donald Trump that the eyes of America's women are watching him.