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Tennessee block grant ‘a much better way’ than Biden Medicaid spending plan, Blackburn says

Tennessee Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn criticized the Biden administration’s push to expand Medicaid as a means of improving rural access to healthcare, arguing instead for a block grant financing system endorsed by conservatives for its potential to lower state spending. “I think Tennessee actually went about this the right way,” Blackburn told the Washington Examiner.… Read More »

Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises

FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in a photo illustration shot September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the government to block drug price increases that it decides are unjustified. The bill sponsored by Senators Richard… Read More »

How Lego helps Jacob block out stress

Fanatical: Kildare Lego builder Jessica Farrell finishes the street scene outside her Lego Her Majesty’s Theatre in London. Photo: Getty How Lego helps Jacob block out stress Independent.ie It’s all child’s play for Ireland’s try-scoring hero and a host of other big kids who have turned to Lego as the ultimate way to de-stress. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/mental-health/how-lego-helps-jacob-block-out-stress-37560849.html… Read More »