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News highlights of the week include an LGBTQ Healthcare Bill of Rights in NYC, Apple’s plans to make health records more centralized, and Nevada lawmakers’ desire to offer Medicaid to state residents.





  • STAT outlines six ways drones could change healthcare. The article discusses drone technology’s potential to transport blood samples, deliver medication to rural Americans, and provide surgical supplies to doctors practicing in remote areas of the world.




  • As a candidate, President Trump vowed to “take care” of the opioid epidemic, says an article in the New York Times. But addiction experts say the commission he set up to tackle the opioid crisis is a waste of time.



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Erica Block is an Editorial Fellow at, where she gets to combine her interest in healthcare policy with her penchant for creating online content. When she isn't reading or writing, Erica can be found wandering around Brooklyn, playing softball, or listening to podcasts. She counts music, rescue dogs, and lumberjack sports among her greatest passions. Follow Erica on Twitter: @EricaDaleBlock