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Influential Senate panel unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to l...

Influential Senate panel unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors

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Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medi...
2019-07-24 01:17

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipartisan proposal to lower the price of prescription drugs, and said the committee would vote on legis...
2019-07-23 18:00

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the l...
2019-07-23 22:00

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare beneficiaries as well as other consumers....
2019-09-19 19:00

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
2019-07-31 22:51

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency ...
2019-06-27 20:34

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
2019-06-27 23:00

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
2019-08-01 20:34

A bipartisan effort: States pass record number of laws to reel in drug prices So far this year, 33 states have enacted more than 50 measures to address drug prices and access. Congress is eyeing efforts to see what works.       ...
2019-09-05 13:34

HHS unveils plan to allow drug imports to lower cost The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday a preliminary plan to allow the importation of certain, less costly prescription drugs from overseas....
2019-07-31 18:34

With Rare Comity, Senate Panel Advances Bills to Lower Health Costs The Senate health committee approved a suite of bills to address rising health costs — including surprise medical bills and prescription drug prices — and raise the legal smoking age....
2019-06-27 19:34

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
2019-07-16 12:34

Pelosi Energizes Battle to Lower Drug Prices Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s draft plan to allow the federal government to negotiate the price of hundreds of drugs will add new urgency to Washington’s effort to fight rising prescription costs....
2019-09-10 23:34

Pelosi Enlivens Battle to Lower Drug Prices Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s draft plan to allow the federal government to negotiate the price of hundreds of drugs will add new urgency to Washington’s effort to fight rising prescription costs....
2019-09-10 20:00

Trump to sign executive order to lower drug prices The White House is writing an executive order that would reduce what the U.S. pays for drugs so that it's more in line with the lowest price paid elsewhere in the world, Trump told reporters Friday....
2019-07-05 21:17

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be announcing something very shortly, a favored nations la...
2019-07-05 23:00

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them "I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says....
2019-09-21 01:00

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature....
2019-05-21 21:17

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on...
2019-08-01 04:17

White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy aimed at health insurers and raising the possibility of new measures focused on drugmakers....
2019-07-11 19:51

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
2019-07-09 16:51

Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an...
2019-08-24 05:00

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
2019-05-23 22:34

UPDATE 3-Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an...
2019-08-24 01:00

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2019-06-08 08:00

Nancy Pelosi unveils 95% tax proposal on prescription medicines Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday released a much-anticipated plan detailing House Democrats’ ideas to change the way people get prescription drugs. At the heart of the plan is a retroactive, 95% tax on up to 250 of the most common medicines. The only...
2019-09-20 05:34

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
2019-08-02 04:34

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
2019-07-11 18:34

Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren unveils program to hike Social Security benefits for seniors Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to provide American seniors with an extra $200 per month....
2019-09-12 22:00

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
2019-06-27 20:34

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
2019-07-12 12:51

Alexander and Murray release wide-ranging bipartisan plan to lower healthcare costs Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray introduced a draft legislative package Thursday to lower healthcare costs by ending surprise medical billing, enhancing transparency in pricing of health services, and lowering prescrip...
2019-05-24 02:34

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The legislation, created in conjunction with Sen. Sus...
2019-06-05 22:51

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his own party. Defense spending will see a $22 billion bump in the next fiscal year — up to $738 billion ...
2019-08-01 21:51

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 14:51

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
2019-07-31 20:00

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in wi...
2019-08-01 12:00

Mark Esper headed for quick confirmation after acing largely bipartisan Senate hearing ON THE GLIDE SLOPE: Mark Esper, President Trump’s fallback nominee to head the Defense Department, did everything he needed to do yesterday to win quick and easy confirmation. With one notable exception (more on that below), he cruised effortlessly t...
2019-07-18 02:17

CPAC's Schlapp leads in Senate race, NBC in bulletproof studio, 'Seven Letter,' new bipartisan PR firm Pressure is building on Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union and the face of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference gathering, to run for Senate in Kansas if Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a former Kansas House memb...
2019-06-21 02:17

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
2019-06-20 20:00

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a nearly unanimous vote.Read more......
2019-07-25 04:51

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest effort to ensure President Donald Trump takes a hard line in his trade talks with China.Sens. Tom Cotton...
2019-07-16 17:51

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
2019-05-21 15:34

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad R...
2019-06-20 23:00

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to President Trump for his signature....
2019-05-23 20:34

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
2019-06-20 19:01

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act....
2019-07-25 11:01

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama adminis...
2019-06-29 03:34

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
2019-07-11 00:34

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely w...
2019-07-19 10:51

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
2019-06-19 22:34

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse in late January, recommended on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:17

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
2019-06-20 07:34

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
2019-06-19 22:00

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
2019-06-19 18:17

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Commi...
2019-06-20 09:51

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 02:00

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill’s 70-year time frame and n...
2019-07-18 10:34

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-06 06:51

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows....
2019-09-12 04:00

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
2019-06-20 00:34

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
2019-06-19 22:17

U.S. Senate panel embraces $250 million in election security grants A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million in additional federal grants to states and local jurisdictions to improve the security of their voting systems in the run-up to 2020 elections and following Russia's meddling in the 2016 president...
2019-09-19 21:34

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller report's counterintelligence findings, congr...
2019-06-06 01:51

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
2019-06-20 00:17

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on R...
2019-06-12 09:17

Senate panel headed for clash over several diplomatic and development nominees Concerns about background checks and disclosure forms, as well as long-simmering disputes about the candidates’ political positions, are expected to inspire fireworks at the Thursday hearing....
2019-09-19 17:00

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
2019-06-20 05:00

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
2019-08-01 05:17

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:01

UPDATE 2-Facebook called before U.S. Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
2019-06-20 00:17

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
2019-05-21 20:17

Gold Prices Moves Lower To 32,670 Rupees In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity dropped by Rs 10 each to Rs 32,670 per ten 10 grams and Rs 32,500 per 10 grams...
2019-05-23 18:17

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
2019-05-21 16:51

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation....
2019-06-13 02:00

Donald Trump Jr to give closed-door testimony to Senate panel – live Attorney general William Barr and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross face contempt vote in House over 2020 censusSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.54pm BST The president has sent his first flurry morning tweets and appears to be part...
2019-06-12 16:00

The Latest: Qualcomm defeat might not lower phone prices NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on federal judge’s ruling against Qualcomm (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A federal ruling against Qualcomm is likely to reduce the licensing fees paid on the sales of smartphones. But it’s unclear if device make...
2019-05-22 18:17

Wind power prices now lower than the cost of natural gas Enlarge (credit: NREL) This week, the US Department of Energy released a report that looks back on the state of wind power in the US by running the numbers on 2018. The analysis shows that wind hardware prices are dropping, even as new turbine desi...
2019-08-17 17:34

Oil prices edge lower as China's GDP growth slows Oil prices slipped on Monday after China posted its slowest quarterly economic growth in at least 27 years, reinforcing concerns about demand in the world's largest crude oil importer....
2019-07-15 07:17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures fall on lower oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index were lower on Friday as oil prices fell with U.S. President Donald Trump's new trade threat weighing on the demand outlook....
2019-05-31 14:34

Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisory Panel A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved treatment....
2019-09-14 17:34

Hyundai Motor Group Unveils World's First CVVD Tech For Engines; Promises Good Performance And Lower The valve control technology regulates the duration of valve opening and closing according to driving conditions, achieving a 4 per cent boost in performance and a 5 per cent improvement in fuel......
2019-07-03 10:17

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for Joint Chiefs nominee Mark Milley The Senate armed services committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff in two weeks, the panel announced Friday....
2019-06-28 21:51

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
2019-07-23 19:00

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
2019-06-22 14:34

Shell Profit Drops on Lower Oil Prices, Despite Production Boost The Anglo-Dutch oil giant’s profit plunged in the second quarter, with lower oil and gas prices and weaker refining margins outweighing a rise in production....
2019-08-01 13:00

UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 15:00

Saudi Aramco's first-half net income falls 12% on lower oil prices Top oil producer Saudi Aramco maintained its position as the world's most profitable company on Monday even as it reported a 12% drop in first-half net income to $46.9 billion due to lower oil prices....
2019-08-12 10:17

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
2019-05-21 20:17

Crude Prices Inch Lower, but Post Weekly Gains Brent crude futures, the global benchmark, fell slightly on Friday, but still notched their best week since January as investors remained uneasy about supply disruptions following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities....
2019-09-21 01:00

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy, except in women An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
2019-08-08 17:00

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current system requires a ma...
2019-06-13 04:00

Daily on Healthcare: Pelosi unveils drug pricing plan Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-20 05:34

Onion prices surge in Bangladesh on floods, lower Indian supply Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive after New Delhi withdrew incentives for overseas sales, industry officials told Reuters....
2019-07-24 17:17

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said....
2019-08-13 18:17

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
2019-06-13 19:51

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution....
2019-09-20 04:00

U.S. Steel to idle three blast furnaces, hurt by lower prices and soft demand United States Steel Corp on Tuesday said it would idle two blast furnaces in the United States and a third in Europe, as lower steel prices and softening demand led the steel producer to forecast current-quarter earnings below the Wall Street estimat...
2019-06-19 03:51

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
2019-05-21 19:17

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for the virus to infect cells and pump out more copies o...
2019-06-11 23:00

Canada panel calls for universal healthcare system that includes drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires significant reforms....
2019-06-12 18:51

Polarity Smart Bikes Unveils Electric Bike Range; Prices Start At Rs. 38,000 Pune-based Polarity Smart Bikes has unveiled its new range of electric bikes. The start-up has introduced its offerings across two categories - Sport and Executive....
2019-09-20 11:34

Nancy Pelosi's plan to lower drug costs calls for more gov't authority, fiscal penalties House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a plan Thursday designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs by giving U.S. health officials more power to negotiate prices and financial penalties for companies that don't....
2019-09-19 18:00

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Delegate El...
2019-05-31 19:00

'Time for change': New Zealand unveils bill to legalise abortion New law would reclassify termination as health matter not a crime permissible only in limited circumstancesNew Zealand has announced a bill to legalise abortion for all women that would reclassify terminations as a health matter rather than a crime.F...
2019-08-05 07:51

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
2019-07-02 19:34

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
2019-05-24 07:51

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United...
2019-06-06 01:34

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."...
2019-09-19 21:34

Bill Maher's talk of hypothetical Trump-led purge baffles panel: 'I'm just asking' "Real Time" host Bill Maher seemed to confound his panel Friday night by using reports of a purge in North Korea to try to make a point about Republicans and their reactions to President Trump....
2019-06-08 10:34

UPDATE 2-AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000/yr AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition....
2019-08-16 21:34

Trump Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked A federal judge sides with manufacturers, saying the regulation would violate free speech. It was a key part of the president’s push to lower the cost of prescription medication....
2019-07-09 04:17

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 01:34

Pelosi’s Drug Plan Would Let U.S. Negotiate Prices of 250 Medications Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils her bill to fight high prescription drug pricing, which could prod the Senate and the White House to act on a popular but elusive cause....
2019-09-19 15:34

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
2019-06-15 04:00

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000 a year AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition....
2019-08-17 07:00

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said....
2019-07-16 20:00

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
2019-07-18 22:00

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
2019-05-23 21:00

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: Jame...
2019-07-24 02:17

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
2019-07-31 18:51

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
2019-07-24 01:00

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
2019-05-28 08:00

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
2019-06-29 20:34

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s tim...
2019-06-27 18:34

Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say Enlarge / EpiPen two-pack. (credit: Getty | Joe Raedle) Brand-name drug makers are using "authorized generics" to keep drug prices high and stifle competition, according to a report by Kaiser Health News. Authorized generics are defined by the US F...
2019-08-08 19:34

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-14 22:17

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
2019-06-08 10:34

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-15 03:00

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
2019-07-06 10:17

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15 03:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
2019-06-15 08:00

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
2019-07-12 00:34

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a y...
2019-07-24 07:17

UPDATE 3-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
2019-07-11 03:17

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to revive public finances....
2019-07-11 06:00

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would p...
2019-06-27 22:34

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
2019-09-09 23:34

Calif. Senate OK's athlete bill NCAA calls harmful By a 39-0 vote, California's state senate voted Wednesday to pass the Fair Pay to Play Act, which the NCAA said was harmful and unconstitutional and would "upend the balance" of national competition in college sports....
2019-09-12 02:34

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 03:34

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21 20:34

California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 09:34

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 09:34

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
2019-07-13 03:51

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
2019-06-19 07:34

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
2019-05-24 02:17

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
2019-07-11 22:51

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
2019-08-13 23:17

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-28 01:17

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
2019-07-23 22:00

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
2019-08-02 00:34

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
2019-06-27 19:34

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on t...
2019-06-12 21:51

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipment....
2019-06-22 15:34

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 04:17

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
2019-07-06 01:17

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
2019-07-09 08:34

4 Your Health: New report shows drug prices increased faster than inflation (NBC News)- One of the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants seems to reduce anxiety more than depression. Researchers in the U.K. studied the effects of Zoloft on over 600 patients. After six weeks, patients felt less anxiety, but the drug did ...
2019-09-21 15:00

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
2019-05-23 03:00

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
2019-08-31 03:00

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs...
2019-07-24 02:00

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
2019-08-02 07:17

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
2019-06-27 22:34

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
2019-06-28 04:51

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
2019-07-16 19:51

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
2019-07-19 04:34

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
2019-08-01 20:34

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
2019-06-21 11:34

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
2019-09-11 22:34

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
2019-09-11 22:00

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
2019-07-10 17:34

UPDATE 2-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11 22:00

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on d...
2019-07-23 12:51

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is...
2019-07-23 22:17

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
2019-05-22 04:34

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
2019-06-18 18:34

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
2019-07-10 22:34

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
2019-06-01 18:17

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPSAN) The pharmaceutical industry has outdone itself. It is now the most widely hated industry in th...
2019-09-05 02:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 04:51

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
2019-07-09 04:34

White House backs off 'backdoor rebate' idea for lowering drug prices The White House has thrown out a plan to upend the drug pricing rebate model that President Trump's health chief once said could be the "most significant change" in how medicines are priced....
2019-07-11 17:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 01:34

White House kills rebate rule aimed at lowering drug prices The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts called rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy benefit managers....
2019-07-11 17:34

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
2019-07-09 12:34

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the Wh...
2019-07-25 05:51

Pelosi releases long-awaited plan to have government negotiate drug prices House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released her long-awaited proposal to lower drug prices Thursday morning as Democratic leadership seeks to make the legislation a priority this fall....
2019-09-20 05:34

Drug companies challenging Trudeau government policy aimed at lowering prices The filing ratchets up a confrontation between the pharmaceutical industry and the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which has vowed to make affordability a key plank of its election campaign....
2019-08-24 13:00

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital g...
2019-07-15 16:51

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
2019-07-09 13:00

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2019-07-24 20:51

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
2019-07-18 03:51

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New...
2019-08-06 19:00

Pelosi reverses on border bill, plans vote on Senate version after GOP pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi abruptly backed down Thursday from her push to include restrictions on immigration enforcement in a must-pass border funding bill, moving instead to bring a bipartisan Senate version for a vote following intense pressure fr...
2019-06-27 22:00

In Defeat, Pelosi Agrees to Pass Senate Border Bill Without House Conditions Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, agreed to take up a Senate border spending bill without controls that liberals had demanded....
2019-06-27 22:34

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
2019-07-09 14:17

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
2019-07-17 17:51

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
2019-07-10 07:00

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
2019-05-24 00:17

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
2019-09-19 21:34

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Judge blocks Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge blocked the Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to include prices on TV ads.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
2019-07-09 06:17

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and P...
2019-07-18 04:17

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-06-28 01:34

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
2019-07-10 19:00

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
2019-06-06 04:34

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed off a competing proposal opposed by the Presi...
2019-06-28 05:51

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
2019-07-23 22:17

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

Debate fact check: Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings Solutions....
2019-06-27 20:34

Trump gives shout-out to Pelosi's drug price bill: 'It's great to see' President Trump tweeted Thursday that it was "great to see" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveil a bill to lower drug prices but that he liked another bill that had advanced in the Senate "very much."...
2019-09-20 05:34

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fightin...
2019-05-23 20:34

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
2019-06-12 13:00

Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation letting the government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs....
2019-09-20 04:00

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
2019-06-11 22:51

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
2019-05-27 11:17

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11 19:00

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
2019-06-21 23:51

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-...
2019-06-29 20:34

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11 14:00

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
2019-06-06 00:17

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27 19:00

METALS-Shanghai tin inches lower; set for best week ever on lower output Shanghai tin edged lower on Friday but it was heading for its best week on record, while prices in London were on course to post its best weekly gain in years, as major tin producers sought to cut output....
2019-09-06 06:34

Amazon is the biggest loser from higher oil prices: Smead Capital's Bill Smead Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the momentum vs. value stocks and who stands to lose the most from higher oil prices....
2019-09-18 13:00

A prescription for dance (WBIR) A new study found that dancing is linked to improving your health. Mary Keen believes the study is true, wholeheartedly. Keen was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis almost 20 years ago, but for the last six years, her medicine has been ballroom...
2019-06-27 20:34

Dan Coats is out, but his influential team is here to stay Dan Coats, the former director of national intelligence who just resigned, may no longer be pushing the buttons in Washington but his old staff, sprinkled inside and outside the Beltway, are and will be for years....
2019-08-06 15:34

Influential Hacker Has Tips on How to Do Cybersecurity Better Securing corporate data and networks from hackers is complex and challenging, but companies compound their problems by making many needless errors, according to serial entrepreneur and hacker Dug Song....
2019-05-28 15:34

N4T Investigators: Prescription Fraud TUCSON – State authorities have launched an investigation over claims that an employee of a local cancer center has been stealing opioids that are meant for patients. According to court documents, law enforcement has made contact with four vict...
2019-07-17 07:17

Antibiotic use without prescription common in U.S. (Reuters Health) - Many people in the U.S. take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for them, according to a new study that highlights one factor that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistant infections....
2019-07-23 01:00

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
2019-06-11 14:51

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
2019-05-31 21:17

Marca Bristo, Influential Advocate for the Disabled, Dies at 66 Paralyzed in an accident at 23, she devoted her life to changing perceptions of the disabled and was a key player in passing the Americans With Disabilities Act....
2019-09-09 03:00

Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90 After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years....
2019-05-21 16:51

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among patients visiting a clinic to 66 percent for people...
2019-07-24 07:17

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Influential Arts Administrator, Dies at 55 She championed emerging artists and, as executive director of the Children’s Museum of the Arts, sought to make art available to all types of youngsters....
2019-06-29 04:17

Ex-Thai PM And Influential Royal Adviser, Who Staged 13 Coups, Dies At 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
2019-05-26 10:51

Tesla woes make it a 'restructuring story,' influential analyst says Tesla delivered 63,000 cars in the first three months of the year and told shareholders it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 in the second quarter....
2019-05-24 04:17

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, died Sunday at age 98. A statement from the palace said Pr...
2019-05-27 05:17

Robert Frank, influential photographer who captured ‘The Americans,’ dies at 94 The Swiss-born photographer trained his lens on inequality and despair in post-World War II life and inspired generations of photographers, writers, filmmakers and musicians....
2019-09-10 21:34

Former Thai PM and influential royal adviser Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
2019-05-26 10:01

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.       ...
2019-07-31 18:17

Andreas Treichl’s prescription for modern banking For 22 years, he has led banking in Austria and across CEE at the helm of Erste Bank. Even as he nears retirement, he is pushing to transform Erste into a ‘financial health company’. Euromoney’s Banker of the Year for 2019 talks about this vision and...
2019-08-01 00:51

Got an antibiotic prescription from your dentist? Chances are, it might be unnecessary (Reuters Health) - More than three-quarters of antibiotic prescriptions written by dentists before dental procedures are unnecessary and might do more harm than good, a new U.S. study found....
2019-06-15 04:00

Influential Coalition With 15 Million Members Calls for Outright Ban on Facial Recognition More than thirty organizations on Thursday called for a nationwide ban against government use of face recognition calling the technology “unreliable, biased, and a threat to basic rights and safety.”Read more......
2019-09-06 14:00

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Med...
2019-06-05 00:51

Canada announces regulations to cut price of prescription drugs Move hailed as ‘crucial step to lower prescription drug costs’New rules were resisted by pharmaceutical companiesThe Canadian government has announced regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2bn (US$10bn) over a d...
2019-08-10 00:34

Undocumented Seniors Deserve Healthcare, Too Put this one under small victories. California will expand Medicaid to undocumented adults between the ages of 19 and 25, making all undocumented adults under 26 eligible for Medicaid—if, like California citizens, they make under $17,236, or a bit mo...
2019-06-10 20:51

A healthcare tax cut for seniors every politician should love When it comes to any issue, especially healthcare, there is very little bipartisan commonsense cooperation in Washington these days. That’s too bad, because there are a lot of areas in healthcare where the parties substantively agree but can’t get pa...
2019-09-10 14:00

Exclusive: Influential Hindu group says India should not issue foreign currency bonds An influential Hindu nationalist group close to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has demanded his government review its plan to raise money by selling foreign currency bonds....
2019-07-16 19:34

Report: The Admissions Side Door May Have Been Open For UCLA Applicants With Influential Connections The college admissions cheating scandal revealed the details of a formalized process for jamming the failchildren of wealthy and prominent families into otherwise credible and prestigious universities, using an expensive “side door” for parents whose...
2019-07-23 06:34

Trump has plenty of good options on prescription drugs, why'd he pick a bad one? I re-watched Office Space over the weekend and it reminded me of a few good life lessons. First, cubicle farms are awful. Second, office politics are awful, and even staplers can be considered political capital in that environment. Third, news that a...
2019-08-02 23:17

How Trump's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada would work President Trump wants to let Americans import prescription drugs from Canada, part of his agenda for lowering drug prices. He has eyed several measures to pursue the goal of lower prices, from mandating that drug companies list prices on TV ads (a po...
2019-08-07 03:00

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry ...
2019-07-31 23:51

Health chief says Trump working on prescription import plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he and President Donald Trump are working on a plan to allow Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs from Canada. Azar made the comments Tuesday in an interview with CNB...
2019-07-31 18:17

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2019-07-31 20:00

Trump administration announces plan to allow imports of prescription drugs The Trump administration announced plans to allow the importation of drugs from other countries, a major part of President Trump's agenda for lowering the cost of prescriptions....
2019-07-31 20:00

A warning to seniors if the Fed lowers interest rates Retirees face two competing forces: Lower rates on their "safe money" and a stock market that's becoming overheated. Here's where older investors are searching for yield....
2019-07-24 21:34

Seniors should avoid this mistake as the Fed lowers rates Lower interest rates on savings accounts and certificates of deposit are now making equity returns seem even more attractive. Here's why you should resist the risk....
2019-07-31 21:00

FaceApp challenge: Celebrities reveal how they’ll look as seniors Someone call the AARP. A new AI photo-editing app, FaceApp, is letting people stare into their futures, and not in a good way. The aging filter adds extra pounds, wrinkles and gray hairs to selfies. It’s hyper-realistic. And, of course, everyon...
2019-07-17 01:17

Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas CHICAGO (AP) — Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country. That’s according to an analysis of Census...
2019-06-10 16:34

Do all seniors pay taxes on their Social Security benefits? Whether you'll be taxed on your benefits in retirement depends on where you live and what your total income looks like.       ...
2019-08-23 02:00

Seniors outsmart con men posing as police in Cologne Tricksters posing as police officers have been arrested in the German city of Cologne. Police in the city say a con trick seeking to rob seniors of their savings has been going on for years and is getting worse....
2019-09-20 19:00

Slip-n-sliding seniors share their story Courtesy: WHIZ, NBC ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WHIZ) – There may not be a cuter sight than this 94-year-old woman on a slip-n-slide at the Oaks at NorthPointe. Management, nurses, and directors say they always want to keep an enjoyable, active, and fun enviro...
2019-06-28 18:51

AOC, Trump join list of celebs and social media stars as 'most influential people on the internet' While Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump differ vastly in their political views, a new ranking highlights some common ground between the two....
2019-07-17 02:17

Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande on Time's list of most influential people on the internet Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande and Jada Pinkett Smith are among the 25 most influential people on the internet, according to Time magazine.       ...
2019-07-16 19:17

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on a hearty rendition of Yellow Submarine. Jonas Thry...
2019-08-01 04:17

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
2019-06-06 18:51

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 million)....
2019-05-21 14:39

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrants in this country....
2019-06-28 07:34

Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer (Reuters Health) - Seniors who feel their life has purpose may be less likely to die from heart, circulatory and digestive diseases and more likely to live longer, new data suggest....
2019-05-25 01:51

After Seniors Ragged 150 UP Medical Students, Vice Chancellor Said This The Vice-Chancellor of a prestigious Uttar Pradesh university, at which 150 junior medical students were forced to shave their heads and "bow in reverence" to their seniors in an alleged case of......
2019-08-21 18:34

Seniors at greater risk of choking on dietary supplements (Reuters Health) - Seniors may be more likely than younger adults to choke on vitamins and dietary supplements, or to have other problems swallowing them, especially when the pills are on the larger side, a new study suggests....
2019-08-20 02:34

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Mi...
2019-06-27 21:00

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
2019-05-31 01:34

Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Rochester found that older adults talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:51

Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls (Reuters Health) - Because our feet change shape as we age, shoes that fit when we were young may become uncomfortable and unsafe in our senior years, a research review suggests....
2019-07-05 21:51

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
2019-07-11 17:17

Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, surrounded himself with influential network of defenders The alleged sex trafficker, who previously pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for prostitution, used power, money and charm to make powerful connections....
2019-07-10 03:34

Andrew Luck: Here's why major sports figures, CEOs and influential people suddenly retire A long list of founders, CEOs and major sports figures have abruptly retired over the years. Here are some of the reason why.       ...
2019-08-27 11:34

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically pow...
2019-07-31 19:00

Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
2019-07-18 16:51

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens and homebound seniors TUCSON-On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous our empl...
2019-07-21 06:51

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens, homebound seniors TUCSON – On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous ...
2019-07-22 18:17

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.        ...
2019-08-02 00:17

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allo...
2019-08-02 01:34

To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especial low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education....
2019-08-09 16:00

Oil prices up after steep fall, extended OPEC+ supply cuts underpin prices Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, steadying after a more than 4% fall in the previous session, as extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies helped underpin prices despite growing concerns about weak demand....
2019-07-03 04:17

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ra...
2019-09-12 17:34

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
2019-08-07 22:00

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung ...
2019-08-28 15:34

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the...
2019-08-28 06:00

UPDATE 1-Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
2019-07-01 17:51

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
2019-08-08 05:00

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around ...
2019-08-21 22:00

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
2019-07-03 15:34

Heads Shaved, 150 UP Medical Students March On Road On Seniors' Orders A group of 150 first-year medical students were forced to shave their heads and salute their seniors, in an alleged case of ragging that took place at a university in Saifai village in Uttar Pradesh......
2019-08-21 11:00

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-07 05:00

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-06 16:17

7 new tech devices for elder care that help seniors live happier, healthier lives New devices that use VR, robotics and other technologies have hit the market that help the elderly live longer, healthier lives. These innovations include VR headsets for seniors with Alzheimer's and cloud-enabled fall-detection watches....
2019-09-12 18:00

Paradise High seniors graduate 7 months after Camp Fire destroyed their town The 220 seniors at Paradise High School celebrated more than just receiving their diplomas at the school's commencement ceremony on Thursday. They celebrated the resiliency of their community....
2019-06-08 11:17

Cesar Azpilicueta: Frank Lampard can trust Chelsea seniors to help young stars Cesar Azpilicueta has backed Frank Lampard's Chelsea youth policy, and promised him all the senior players around the club will help the youngsters adapt to life in the first-team squad....
2019-07-11 14:01

Marijuana use among baby boomers rose tenfold over decade as seniors use pot for medical ailments Cannabis use in older U.S. adults is rising as more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, but many baby boomers who have turned to the drug for medical treatment are reporting difficulties attaining it, according to a recent study....
2019-06-07 17:34

TIME 25 Most Influential People on the Internet: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and World Record Egg included in list President Donald Trump, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the World Record Egg have been named as some of TIME Magazine's Most Influential People on the Internet....
2019-07-17 11:51

Liberals announce previously-confirmed loan for Ottawa seniors’ affordable housing project The announcement comes weeks ahead of the 2019 federal election campaign and months after The King's Daughters and Sons Apartments Inc. says it received confirmation of the loan. ...
2019-08-29 05:34

Social Security error leaves 250K American seniors with unpaid Medicare premiums Hundreds of thousands of seniors in the United States have been informed by the government they're still on the hook for five months of unpaid Medicare premiums due to a "processing error."...
2019-06-11 16:17

Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
2019-08-23 03:34

Influential London restaurateur returns with 'Chinese River Cafe' for Canary Wharf One of London's most influential restaurateurs, Alan Yau, is to make a spectacular return to the capital next year with a Docklands restaurant he likens to a "Chinese River Cafe"....
2019-09-18 12:00

Funeral reflects bipartisan work of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A second funeral for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran reflects the Mississippi Republican’s reputation for working across party lines. Republican Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont are...
2019-06-04 09:34

Former US Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
2019-06-05 00:34

Trump Derangement Syndrome is bipartisan, but the symptoms are different While I have never been a Trump supporter, I have also managed to avoid being afflicted by the so-called Trump Derangement Syndrome. Symptoms of this fast-moving affliction on the Left range from babbling incoherently to rioting. However, it appears ...
2019-08-20 06:00

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billi...
2019-06-19 19:34

The REDI Act: A bipartisan solution to a national problem When I graduated medical school, the joy of accomplishment quickly gave way to an uncertainty about the future. Currently, the average U.S. medical school graduate has $180,000 of debt as he or she enters residency. The figure is even worse for denta...
2019-06-06 19:17

"Such Bipartisan Support Is Gladdening": PM After Passage Of J&K Bills Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked lawmakers in both houses of Parliament for passing two legislations on Jammu and Kashmir, and complimented Home Minister Amit Shah for introducing them with......
2019-07-01 20:34

Can Over-the-Counter Birth Control Become a Bipartisan Issue? Women in more than 100 countries can buy birth control pills without a prescription. Now, some members of Congress from both parties are arguing that the United States should allow it as well. Earlier this month, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the latest...
2019-06-21 20:00

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that le...
2019-07-04 19:34

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-15 22:51

Trump signs bipartisan budget and debt deal into law President Donald Trump on Friday signed a bipartisan debt increase and new set of spending limits that would help lock in spending increases for the Pentagon and elsewhere in the budget....
2019-08-02 20:51

Trump talks gun safety with bipartisan trio of senators President Trump on Wednesday said he was making progress negotiating with senators from both sides of the aisle on a measure he proposed calling the “Gun Sense Bill.” “I spoke with Senator Toomey and Senator Murphy and Joe Manchin, Senator Joe Manchi...
2019-09-12 01:34

Bipartisan group seeks to defund U.S. involvement in Yemen war A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers wants to defund the U.S. military involvement in the war in Yemen, which could bring the four-year struggle to an end....
2019-09-04 02:34

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-16 02:17

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
2019-08-17 07:34

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
2019-08-17 10:00

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
2019-08-16 23:00

Bipartisan senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control A bipartisan group of three U.S. senators on Wednesday said they were attempting to revive legislation that failed in 2013 to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump wi...
2019-09-11 20:34

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” solutions in the wake of the mass shootings in El Pa...
2019-08-06 06:51

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
2019-08-08 12:34

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet...
2019-07-20 03:17

Program to Prevent Suicide by Veterans Earns Bipartisan Support More than 6,000 veterans took their own lives each year between 2008 and 2017, and roughly 20 a day since 2014, according to statistics released Friday....
2019-09-21 05:34

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
2019-08-13 04:17

New on Netflix this week: Between Two Ferns: The Movie, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates + more With so many TV shows and movies arriving on Netflix in Australia each week, it can be hard to keep track of the service's many new additions as they arrive.To help you find what's really new, we'll be publishing weekly updates that su...
2019-09-20 08:00

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
2019-07-10 21:17

President Trump Scraps Plan to Cut Foreign Aid Amid Bipartisan Pushback (WASHINGTON) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved. A senior administration official and a Democratic congressional aide confirmed...
2019-08-23 06:00

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
2019-09-12 23:00

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
2019-07-23 01:51

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
2019-07-23 18:51

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant companies....
2019-09-06 21:34

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
2019-08-01 00:17

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
2019-05-23 20:00

Washington risks seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because of the tight timeline this fall and organized opposition....
2019-09-09 17:34

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives wh...
2019-05-27 13:34

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
2019-06-18 14:00

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
2019-05-21 14:51

Bipartisan British effort seeks to derail Boris Johnson's leadership British lawmakers are assembling a bipartisan bid to prohibit Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union without a deal with the 28-nation bloc....
2019-09-03 14:34

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
2019-07-16 00:17

UK petrol and diesel prices: ASDA, Tesco and Sainsbury’s cut petrol prices by 3p News 13 Sep, 2019 ASDA cut the price of petrol at its pumps by 3p per litre, causing Tesco and Sainsbury’s to follow suit; RAC welcomes “overdue” cuts...
2019-09-13 20:00

Australia's climate change inaction is now bipartisan. Protest is all we have left | Jeff Sparrow Queensland Labor gearing up to criminalise activism is only a taste of the kind of intimidation that’s likely to come“Even though I was the one who had been assaulted, I was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. […] I will never forgi...
2019-08-22 11:34

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appear...
2019-06-30 03:00

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address t...
2019-06-04 03:51

Trump Vetoes Bipartisan Resolutions Blocking Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Lawmakers had tried to send an angry message to the president over his attempts to bypass them, but they do not expect to have the votes to override the veto....
2019-07-25 04:51

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
2019-06-10 02:51

Bipartisan support for free trade has been left behind as the 2020 race barrels ahead With "tariff man" President Trump waging a tariff war and Democratic candidates pushing against big international deals, free trade has become politically homeless, writes John Harwood....
2019-09-20 23:00

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 05:00

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
2019-06-20 12:51

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
2019-05-22 09:34

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last year....
2019-07-09 14:34

Congress asks Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon for documents in Big Tech bipartisan probe Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents.       ...
2019-09-14 01:34

Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because of the tight timeline this fall and organized opposition....
2019-09-09 06:34

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-07-10 05:34

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
2019-09-05 14:34

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors,...
2019-08-30 14:34

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-07 20:00

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
2019-06-18 14:00

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2019-09-09 17:34

What can cause lower back pain? Lower back pain is very common and often the result of a minor injury or overuse. However, it can sometimes be a symptom of conditions that affect the spine, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, sciatica, and cauda equina sy...
2019-06-06 01:34

What can cause lower back and leg pain? Lower back and leg pain can result from poor posture and overstraining the back muscles. However, persistent or recurring pain can be a sign of an underlying condition, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia. Learn more about the possible causes of lower ...
2019-06-11 01:34

U.S. Stocks Open Lower U.S. stocks opened lower, dragged down by makers of semiconductors after a U.S. federal judge ruled that chip maker Qualcomm illegally suppressed competition for cellphone chips....
2019-05-22 16:00

Everything we learned at D23's Disney+ panel Disney is set to reveal new information about its upcoming streaming service's shows and films during its Disney+ panel at D23 Expo in Anaheim, California....
2019-08-24 01:00

Rupee Edges Lower To 69.38 Against Dollar Dollar rate in India: After opening marginally higher against the greenback at 69.37 (INR USD rate), the rupee moved to 69.38 in the first hour of trade. Crude oil prices lowering to near five-month......
2019-06-13 09:00

Stock Markets Likely To Open Lower Budget 2019: The S&P BSE Sensex had shed 394.67 points - or 0.99 per cent - last Friday, and the NSE Nifty declined 1.14 per cent,after the presentation of Union Budget for 2019-20 in Parliament by......
2019-07-08 13:00

What causes lower back pain when coughing? For some people, coughing can cause or exacerbate lower back pain. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of this symptom and when to see a doctor....
2019-07-11 00:01

What causes pain in the lower left back? Pain in the lower left back often originates from muscle strains or kidney problems, but there are many other possible causes. We describe these causes and their treatments....
2019-08-01 04:17

Rupee Ends Lower At 69.58 Against Dollar Safe-haven assets like the yen rose after reports said US President Donald Trump had approved military strikes against Iran, but later decided against it....
2019-06-21 16:34

What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea? Lower back pain and diarrhea are common and tend to be unrelated. However, a number of conditions can cause both symptoms. Examples include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, kidney infections, and diverticulosis. Learn more here....
2019-07-06 06:00

What causes back pain on the lower right side? Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or reproductive organs. Learn more about what causes ba...
2019-05-23 09:51

NHL salary cap lower than projected at $81.5 million VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL salary cap for next season has been set at $81.5 million, which is $1.5 lower than initially projected. The league and the NHL Players’ Association announced the figure Saturday, a day before teams can...
2019-06-23 00:51

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
2019-07-16 17:34

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
2019-07-22 19:34

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destination in Germany because of its diversity of landscapes....
2019-07-17 15:00

Rupee Moves Lower To End At 69.28 Against Dollar Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
2019-06-06 22:17

What can cause lower back and testicle pain? Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and spinal problems. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doc...
2019-06-05 00:00

Fed's Rosengren Still Doesn't See Need to Lower Rates Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren remains worried that central bank interest-rate cuts are unwarranted and could destabilize the financial sector—but signaled he’s open to action if convinced the economy was taking a turn for th...
2019-08-20 03:34

Toyota unveils next EV concepts Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behind Toyota's upcoming lineup of new electric vehicles....
2019-06-16 15:17

GM unveils a radically new Corvette General Motors has unveiled the eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette. The model is, arguably, the biggest change for the Corvette since the sports car was first introduced in 1953....
2019-07-22 17:34

It’s really real: Apple unveils the all-new Mac Pro Behold, the new Mac Pro. [credit: Apple ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple announced a new Mac Pro desktop computer—the first new product in th...
2019-06-04 00:34

First look: Panasonic MegaCon 4K Dual Panel LCD TV Before going any further, let’s clear up right away the thinking behind the rather unfortunate name Panasonic has given to the new screen technology it’s just introduced at IFA 2019 in Berlin.‘MegaCon’ is a reference to Me...
2019-09-06 15:00

Corey Lewandowski says he's willing to appear before Judiciary panel Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign aide who was subpoenaed Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee, said on Friday that he fully intended to appear before the panel....
2019-08-18 18:00

Everything We Learned From Marvel's Hall H Panel Marvel’s back in Hall H after a short hiatus and it’s brought an incredible amount of news to celebrate its return. From the cast of The Eternals film, to details on Black Widow’s last (?) hurrah, to some idea of what actual movies will go with all t...
2019-07-22 05:17

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
2019-07-22 19:34

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? An expert panel answers our questions The post Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-03 01:34

Panel – If you could only watch one heavyweight rematch, which would it be? Wilder-Fury II or Joshua-Ruiz II, which heavyweight rematch would you choose? The post Panel – If you could only watch one heavyweight rematch, which would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-18 22:00

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
2019-07-23 07:34

Social activity in your 60s may lower dementia risk by 12% One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk....
2019-08-17 07:34

Rupee Closes Lower At 71.77 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee on Wednesday fell 29 paise against the US dollar. The depreciation in the home currency came on fears of an impending global recession which prompted investors to stick to safe-haven assets......
2019-08-28 19:00

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear Sagging prices and mixed economic signals are casting a cloud over the U.S. freight market as bad weather and trade concerns bog down the spring shipping season....
2019-05-24 17:17

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
2019-05-30 00:34

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical precancerous lesions...
2019-07-31 20:00

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
2019-08-03 15:17

Stocks Cap a Turbulent Week Slightly Lower Stocks declined, capping a tumultuous week where investors ricocheted between risky and safe assets as they reacted to the trade war and emerging currency fight between Washington and Beijing....
2019-08-09 22:34

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a divergence some traders and analysts don’t think will last....
2019-06-18 21:51

Stocks edge lower with Fed decision on tap; oil slips Stocks around the world edged lower on Wednesday and the U.S. dollar crept up as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later in the day....
2019-09-18 18:34

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to cancer....
2019-06-27 20:51

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt L...
2019-05-24 09:51

GM offer to save Lordstown had a catch: Lower pay The automaker was prepared to build batteries in an Ohio town that’s been sweating the prospect that an manufacturing era will come to an end. But there was a catch. GM and a battery supplier would offer wages similar to what the company pays non-ass...
2019-09-21 22:00

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
2019-07-17 11:17

How to lower uric acid levels naturally A uric acid buildup can sometimes lead to gout, which causes very painful symptoms. Learn about eight natural ways to lower uric acid levels in this article....
2019-05-30 07:51

Broadcom forecasts lower revnues after Huawei ban Chipmaker Broadcom has reported a decline in Q2 revenues and has lowered its expectations for the year, blaming the ongoing difficulties at Huawei.The beleaguered Chinese smartphone manufacturer is a major customer for Broadcom, which specialises in ...
2019-06-14 12:34

Rupee Moves Lower To 72.04 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee fell as much as 27 paise against the dollar on Thursday. Analysts said weak domestic stock markets and persistence foreign fund outflows led to the declines in the local currency. Pessimism......
2019-08-29 14:34

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
2019-06-08 10:00

Oil edges lower after rise in U.S. gasoline stocks Oil edged lower on Thursday, unable to shake off the downbeat mood of the last two days in response to a sharp rise in U.S. stockpiles of products such as gasoline, pointing to weak demand during the summer driving season in the United States....
2019-07-18 12:34

Are lower back pain and constipation related? Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to two unrelated conditions. Learn more about these co...
2019-07-05 07:34

Causes of lower back pain when standing or walking Lower back pain, when standing or walking, can often be a symptom of muscle fatigue or poor posture. However, persistent or recurring pain may be a sign of an underlying condition, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease, or hyperlordosis....
2019-06-11 13:34

Homebuyers snap up lower mortgage rates Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slightly more desperate seller. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest mortgage application data....
2019-09-11 20:00

Rupee Settles Lower At 71.78 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee settled 18 paise lower at 71.78 against the US dollar on Tuesday. The local currency opened lower at 71.83 and declined to an intraday low of 71.98 against the American currency before......
2019-09-18 01:34

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
2019-09-19 23:00

Futures slightly lower before jobs data U.S. stock futures edged lower, on Friday, as investors awaited the monthly jobs data, which could offer clues on the Federal Reserve's move on interest rates....
2019-07-05 14:51

Sensex Closes 167 Points Lower, Nifty Gives Up 11,000 The Sensex moved in a range of 37,435.15-37,048.67 during the session, whereas the Nifty fell as much as 10,964.95. The index touched a high of 11,081.75....
2019-09-12 21:34

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The...
2019-07-10 22:17

Sensex, Nifty Likely To Open Lower Today At 8:24 am, the SGX Nifty futures trading on the Singapore Exchange were down 11.00 points - or 0.10 per cent - at 10,845.00. The Singapore Exchange's Nifty futures are an early indicator of the......
2019-09-19 05:34

US, China Tariffs May Lower Global GDP By 0.8% In 2020: IMF Tariffs that have been imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0.8% off global economic output in 2020 and trigger additional losses in future years, the International......
2019-09-12 23:00

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
2019-06-06 04:01

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website....
2019-05-23 19:17

Twitch unveils its own desktop broadcasting app Until now, people who stream their gameplay or lives on Twitch have done so through a PS4, Xbox One, Twitch's mobile app, Twitch Sings or third-party software. As of today, there's another option for those hoping to become the next Ninja, D...
2019-08-09 08:00

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third ite...
2019-05-29 15:34

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with consumer-, professional- and even industrial-leve...
2019-06-11 11:17

FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to address public health issues while designing their products....
2019-06-12 00:17

Villanelle designer unveils dresses to die for Molly Goddard hit the bullseye when the Killing Eve character wore her creations. Her London Fashion Week show displays her talentMolly Goddard is perhaps the first designer in fashion history to find fame by dressing a psychopath. The frothy, bubble...
2019-09-16 13:00

BMW unveils electric Mini as it charges into new era New model will have list price of £24,400, with first deliveries expected in early 2020Six decades after the original Mini first rolled off the production line in Oxford, its owner BMW has unveiled a new electric version it hopes will herald a new er...
2019-07-09 17:00

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-pot engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0-litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
2019-06-07 17:51

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows....
2019-05-21 15:17

Huawei Unveils Android Replacement Following U.S. Ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is intended to run on all of its consumer gadgets, as it races to develop backups to U.S. technology following its U.S. blacklisting....
2019-08-09 19:00

We’re liveblogging The Good Place’s final TCA panel The final season of The Good Place premieres this fall, and Team Cockroach plus creator Michael Schur are on hand at the Television Critics Association summer press tour to discuss it. TV editor Erik Adams is also there; follow along with his running...
2019-08-08 20:34

GST Panel Unlikely To Favour Tax Rate Cut For Auto Sector India's goods and services tax (GST) panel is unlikely to approve lowering the tax for the auto and allied components sector this week, as a study has warned of major revenue losses, two government......
2019-09-18 09:34

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
2019-06-06 22:17

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be excluded from the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made solar products....
2019-06-13 00:17

Dem panel tees up gun control bills as GOP stalls House Democrats on Tuesday advanced a trio of gun control bills intended to address a recent scourge of mass shootings, escalating pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up any legislation on guns.The House Judiciary Committee co...
2019-09-11 06:34

QLED TV: Samsung's panel technology explained So, what is QLED? If you're on the lookout for a new television, you'll likely have come across the odd QLED TV from TV maker Samsung – but it can be hard to pick out exactly what makes it different from the other panel technologies ...
2019-08-12 16:51

What is OLED? The premium panel technology explained OLED panels are everywhere these days, as manufacturers increasingly throw their weight behind the panel tech for today's high-end televisions – and even high-end smartphones such as the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. But what is OLED,...
2019-06-27 18:34

War Crimes Committed by Both Sides in Yemen, U.N. Panel Says A panel of international experts has identified people it deems responsible for war crimes in Yemen and presented the confidential list to the United Nations....
2019-09-03 23:00

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-17 03:00

House panel to return September 4 to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-16 22:00

U.S. congressional panel to probe court secrecy A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hear testimony this month about a lack of transparency in the federal courts, with a focus on judges who routinely keep important evidence secret at the public's expense....
2019-09-09 23:34

World unprepared for pandemic, panel warns The next pandemic could spread within 36 hours, disrupt economies and destabilize national security, WHO and World Bank experts have said. The panel said current efforts to manage a pandemic are "grossly insufficient."...
2019-09-18 17:00

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
2019-07-17 19:17

At Snowpiercer's SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows TBS’s Snowpiercer debuted its first trailer at its San Diego Comic-Con panel, along with an extended scene giving us a look at what’s to come. The action was impressive, making the audience feel just as jostled and terrified as the folks on the train...
2019-07-22 00:51

Trump mothballs climate skeptic panel The White House won’t proceed anytime soon with creating a panel to challenge climate change science, indefinitely postponing the controversial proposal until after the 2020 election....
2019-07-11 03:17

Panel: Who is boxing’s all-time hardest puncher? This week's panel name debate the sport's biggest hitters and question whether Anthony Joshua should have an immediate rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr The post Panel: Who is boxing’s all-time hardest puncher? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-06 17:00

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
2019-06-12 00:17