Medicine

Nadler’s full opening statement in House Judiciary markup of the impeachment articles

Nadler’s full opening statement in House Judiciary markup of the impeachment articles The first article accuses Trump of withholding US military aid and a White House meeting from Ukraine in an attempt to pressure that nation to investigate his political rivals. He said Democrats were misrepresenting his talks with Ukraine and called the proceedings a "phoney hearing". Democratic leaders have not yet revealed when the floor vote for the House will be held, but lawmakers have sign... [Full Article...]

Kentucky law requiring abortion seekers to listen to fetal heartbeat will stand

In the past, SCOTUS has been quick to strike down regulations perceived as an "undue burden" on abortion access, including in 1992's Planned Parenthood v. "Today the Supreme Court let Kentucky's informed consent law stand - a move that affirms common sense, transparency, and the democratic process", said Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, legal advisor for The Catholic Association. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden: ‘Of Course’ I Would Consider Kamala Harris as VP Pick

Joe Biden: ‘Of Course’ I Would Consider Kamala Harris as VP Pick The first woman and first black attorney general and USA senator in California's history, she was widely viewed as a candidate poised to excite the same segment of voters that sent Barack Obama to the White House. I talked to her yesterday. "I can't fund my own campaign". "Times have changed; marijuana should not be a crime", said Harris then. "It's a problem that caucus-goers here in Iowa and... [Full Article...]

Reaffirm Our Commitment to End HIV/AIDS in USA in 10 Years

Reaffirm Our Commitment to End HIV/AIDS in USA in 10 Years He urged the people to have their HIV screening done because of its delayed diagnosis causes death, due to HIV, patient's immune system will be weakened. This year's commemoration is the thirty-first edition since the world started remembering the day as part of efforts to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS and efforts to contain it. [Full Article...]

CDC may have found a potential cause for vaping deaths

CDC may have found a potential cause for vaping deaths Crosthwaite, CEO of Juul, said in a statement. However, one previous study found no evidence of the lungs being coated by oil in tissue samples taken from 17 EVALI patients across the U.S. Another MMWR report published today, found through a survey conducted in IL, that patients who had EVALI were about nine times more likely to have gotten their products from informal sources such as a fr... [Full Article...]

New Poll: Majority of Voters See Trump Sailing into Second Term

New Poll: Majority of Voters See Trump Sailing into Second Term Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who has steadily dropped in most recent polls and was sidelined briefly after suffering a heart attack, came in third at 19 percent. Democrats were most likely to say they are hopeful (26 percent) and anxious (24 percent) about the election, while Republicans were most likely to say they are hopeful (19 percent) and confident (17 percent) about the election. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden Hits Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare For All Plan

Joe Biden Hits Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare For All Plan If the program fails to raise $8.8 trillion, Warren says she'd make up the difference by imposing a supplemental contribution requirement for big companies "with extremely high executive compensation and stock buyback rates". -Employer Medicare Contribution: In general, businesses would pay the government an amount that's based on what they're now spending to provide coverage for their employees. [Full Article...]

Warren leads, Buttigieg jumps into second place in caucus poll

Warren leads, Buttigieg jumps into second place in caucus poll Democratic Party's core primary voting bloc. Biden was the choice of 34 percent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters in the CNN poll , which recorded his largest lead in the race since April, just after his campaign's formal launch. [Full Article...]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk raises almost half a million dollars

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk raises almost half a million dollars A tweet Sunday morning from the Salt Lake City Police Department said: "This month we authorized officers to wear their Breast Cancer Awareness badge". The event was adopted in the U.S.in 2012. This October, Holzer is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some people are critical of the attention that the breast cancer movement receives. [Full Article...]

Research shows vaping-related lung disease may be caused by chemical exposure

Two of the biopsied patients have since died from the condition. "While we can't discount the potential role of lipids, we have not seen anything to suggest this is a problem caused by lipid accumulation in the lungs". "We were not surprised by what we found, regarding toxicity", said Dr. Larsen, senior author of the study. "We have seen a handful of cases, scattered individual cases, over t... [Full Article...]

U.S. vaping illness count tops 500, but cause remains unknown

U.S. vaping illness count tops 500, but cause remains unknown Officials from the CDC and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been investigating the rash of vaping-related lung illnesses since earlier this summer, and both have activated emergency operations centers to help. Jennifer Layden said on a conference call with reporters. Previously, the FDA found that numerous products used by the patients contained a contaminant commonly found in THC vap... [Full Article...]

UAW sets stage for possible strike against GM

UAW sets stage for possible strike against GM The union was disappointed that GM waited until two hours before its contract with the UAW expired to make its first "serious" offer, Mr Dittes wrote in a letter Sunday to the automaker's vice president of labor relations for North America. [Full Article...]