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Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report

FILE PHOTO: A Missouri state flag waves outside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring… Read More »

Hospital margins positive, if not always sufficient, finds Kaufman Hall flash report

Overall, hospital margin performance remained positive during the month of May, according to a new flash report released by Kaufman Hall. Operating margins were up 179 basis points compared to April, and 91 bps compared to the same month in 2018. The positive performance is being driven largely by solid expense management during a period… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »