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New CDC Report: ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are linked to 14 negative health and social outcomes in adulthood, such as depression, asthma, unemployment, and other issues, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Prepare for 2020 Session

From disaster spending to the Electoral College and everything in between, let us help you get ready for the 2020 legislative session at this year’s NCSL Capitol Forum. Join colleagues and experts Dec. 10-12 in sunny Phoenix to roll up your sleeves and dig into the issues states will be discussing in 2020. Check out all of the sessions related to health and register now!

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Dental Health Challenges

Communities designated as a dental health professional shortages areas face unique challenges and it is important for policymakers to identify those challenges in order to pursue effective oral health policy solutions.

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States Continue to Grapple With Costs, Coverage and Premature Death

Rising death rates from suicide, alcohol and drug overdose, growth in health care spending among those with employer coverage, and a slowdown in earlier health insurance coverage gains are among the trends highlighted in a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

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