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South Dakota plans major increase in Hep C treatment in prison

South Dakota plans major increase in Hep C treatment in prison

OASHINGTON — South Dakota’s prison chief is pledging to radically overhaul the way the system deals with hepatitis C in the coming year. South Dakota’s new hepatitis C policy for incarcerated people, which is not yet final or public, will treat all people with hepatitis C for the virus, regardless of their stage of infection, …

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Officials in Nebraska, South Dakota and Oklahoma begin probing hepatitis C treatment efforts in prisons

Officials in Nebraska, South Dakota and Oklahoma begin probing hepatitis C treatment efforts in prisons

OASHINGTON — Members of Congress, state lawmakers, regulators and lawyers are calling on prisons to explain their low hepatitis C treatment rates, after a STAT investigation found more than 1,000 people had died from the complications of the curable disease. In South Dakota and Oklahoma, lawmakers have written to their respective correctional departments about the …

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North Dakota is the state with the 6th highest number of people living in maternal care “wildernesses”

North Dakota is the state with the 6th highest number of people living in maternal care “wildernesses”

STACKER — Compared to other developed countries, the United States consistently ranks among the worst countries for maternal and child health outcomes. Birth outcomes are often tied to the circumstances of the birthing parent, fueling wide disparities across geography, demographics and income. Research has shown that access to prenatal care, family planning services and other …

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North Dakota lawmakers want experts to guide plan for new state hospital

North Dakota lawmakers want experts to guide plan for new state hospital

BISMARCK — Lawmakers studying how to close gaps in North Dakota’s mental health system want to consult with expert architects to help plan a new state hospital incorporating cutting-edge technology and design. There is broad consensus among officials that North Dakota’s aging state hospital needs to be replaced with a more modern and efficient building. …

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Open Healthcare Enrollment Offers New Affordable Options for Families and Individuals in South Dakota

Open Healthcare Enrollment Offers New Affordable Options for Families and Individuals in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD — A slew of federal funding for subsidized health insurance means South Dakotans could get the “cheapest health insurance options ever” during this year’s open enrollment period. year, according to the Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas. Those who enroll in a plan on HealthCare.gov are guaranteed full coverage with no exclusions …

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I worked with Dakota Johnson's personal trainer.  He showed me that what I had learned about squats over years of weightlifting was wrong.

I worked with Dakota Johnson’s personal trainer. He showed me that what I had learned about squats over years of weightlifting was wrong.

I thought I couldn’t squat properly without lifting my heels because I have long thigh bones. Personal trainer Luke Worthington showed me that’s not true, I just need to push my knees forward. Worthington said the common advice to sit back when squatting isn’t good for many people. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for …

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South Dakota voters decide to expand Medicaid coverage to 45,000 people

South Dakota voters decide to expand Medicaid coverage to 45,000 people

The Medicaid expansion extended its extraordinary winning streak at the South Dakota polls. Six times before this Election Day, voters in one state had weighed directly on whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and make more low-income adults eligible for health coverage. free public. Six times, the measure of the poll had …

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Medicaid expansion wins in red state of South Dakota

Medicaid expansion wins in red state of South Dakota

In this photo, the State Capitol building in downtown Pierre, central South Dakota, (Photo by: … [+] Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images Republican-leaning South Dakota voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure to extend Medicaid benefits to more than 40,000 low-income adults. The vote by a wide …

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