Kaiser Health News Viewpoints: How Technology Is Advancing Wellness; Moral Questions About Gene Editing 2017-02-21T14:13:53.000000Z A selection of opinions on health care from around the country. Different Takes On Inside-The-Beltway Health Policy Developments 2017-02-21T14:13:48.000000Z Opinion writers offer a variety of views on how the plans being advanced by the Trump administration and GOP Congress will shape a range of health concerns — from the effort to repeal, replace or repair the health law to federal health programs and Planned Parenthood's future. State Highlights: Ind. House Panel To Revisit Controversial ‘Abortion Reversal’ Bill; Mich. Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise 2017-02-21T14:13:43.000000Z Outlets report on news from Indiana, Michigan, Connecticut, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Florida, Texas and California. Women’s Heart Attacks Don’t Look Like Men’s 2017-02-21T14:13:39.000000Z Women's symptoms during a cardiac event are quite different and less dramatic than men's, so they can be harder to detect by doctors and tests. The Washington Post offers a series on heart health. In Midst Of Raging Opioid Epidemic, Some Turn To Marijuana As Alternative Pain Reliever 2017-02-21T14:13:35.000000Z A 2016 study found that states with medical marijuana laws had 25 percent fewer opioid overdose deaths than states that do not have medical marijuana laws. Some remain cautious about swapping one drug for another. Media outlets also report more on the crisis out of Maryland, Montana, Ohio, New Hamps... Decrease In Teen Suicide Attempts Linked To Same-Sex Marriage Laws 2017-02-21T14:13:32.000000Z Laws that have the greatest impact on gay adults may make gay kids feel "more hopeful for the future," the study's lead author said. In other public health news, a nutrition pilot program, homeopathic remedies, the anti-vaccination movement and genomic medicine. War Of Words: Accusations Of Sabotage, Harassment Fly As Anthem-Cigna Feud Bubbles Over 2017-02-21T14:13:28.000000Z The rift that began as the two companies sought federal approval for a mega-merger has grown only deeper since the deal was blocked. Despite Costly Failures, Pharma Not Giving Up On Research For Alzheimer’s Medication 2017-02-21T14:13:24.000000Z Meanwhile, Stat reports on the future landscape for new diabetes treatments and KHN looks at the lethal drugs used in the aid-in-dying cases. Kansas Committee Narrowly Tables Bill To Expand Medicaid, Likely Dooming The Effort 2017-02-21T14:13:20.000000Z After three days of testimony, the House committee was prepared to vote when one member called for putting the bill aside until the legislature finds out how the state Supreme Court rules in a school case that could be expensive for the state. The Uncertainty Of Future Medicaid Policies Rattles Many Who Want Coverage 2017-02-21T14:13:16.000000Z Two articles about very different circumstances — a young child adopted out of foster care and a woman who was disabled after a work accident — illustrate the interest in the debate in Washington about the federal-state program that provides coverage for low-income residents.