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Pot Use Appears to Change Structure of Your Heart: Study

The findings were published Dec. 18 in JACC Cardiovascular Imaging. McLaughlin characterized the study as “hypothesis-generating,” rather than a solid result. “It’s not a definitive answer by any means, but it gives us reason to investigate the effect of marijuana on heart structure,” she said. Because the study was observational, it’s hard to know whether… Read More »

Tennessee unveils plan to change Medicaid funding to block grant program

Dive Brief: Tennessee on Tuesday unveiled its plan to shake up its own Medicaid funding, seeking approval to move to a block grant system that would cap the federal funds it receives. Switching to this new funding mechanism would allow the state and federal government to better predict the budget for this program, known as… Read More »