States see vast differences in rate of inpatient stays, with Georgia seeing biggest increase, while stays are more common among women in most states
Opioid-related hospital visits in the US rose 99% and inpatient stays increased 64% in less than a decade, according to government data released on Tuesday. Each day, US hospitals received 3,500 people for opioid-related issues in 2014, compared with 1,800 in 2005, a new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reveals.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – American Express Co has invested in Next Insurance, a Palo Alto-based technology startup that sells customized insurance for small businesses online, as Silicon Valley companies look to shake up the insurance sector.
Sponsorship event represents a new twist in the trend of interest groups doing business with the president’s company.
The Russian pilot approached at a high speed and had poor control of the aircraft, the United States said.
PARIS (Reuters) – Vivendi’s video-sharing website Dailymotion said on Tuesday it signed new partnerships with major U.S. music and media providers to stimulate its viewership and better compete world giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google.
The system detects problems in flight, and helps the unmanned aircraft get back to the ground.
Late last year, Instagram introduced the ability to broadcast live video; simply swipe over to "Live" mode in the Stories camera, tap the button and stream away. But unlike Periscope and Facebook Live, those live videos couldn't be replayed after you…
The police watchdog says it will be concluded after a separate corruption investigation is completed.
Republicans are promising to make healthcare worse for the people who need it most. Democrats are left with a mealy-mouthed defense of the status quo
How close the Senate Republicans are to repealing Obamacare is anyone’s guess. The same holds for a replacement bill will truly look like. Negotiations, to the horror of anyone with a half-functioning conscience, are occurring in secret, and no Republican will reveal what sort of punishment is in store for the most vulnerable Americans.
Democrats in the Senate, unlike the House, hold some leverage. Republicans can afford to only lose two votes and still pass a bill, and there are enough moderates from swing states to balk at any radical restructuring of American healthcare. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would like to hold a vote before the 4 July recess, doing Donald Trump’s dirty work before vacation time.
ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it was investigating a hacking attempt, after a group calling itself Anonymous published what it said was stolen ministry data.