News bites: 'Bath salts,' hospital food and more

The number of "bath salt" deaths is rising while Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) holds up legislation banning the drug, USA Today reports.

Hospitals' multiyear contracts with fast-food vendors makes it hard for them to switch to healthier options, Kaiser Health News reports.

Democratic governors have pitched to lawmakers a plan that would allow states to move beneficiaries dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid into managed care, Inside Health Policy reports.

A majority of people living in Residential Care Facilities are non-Hispanic white, female and aged 85 and over, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.