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Oregon RE-criminalizes hard drugs, completing liberal experiment’s U-turn

Oregon has legislatively completed its U-turn on a short-lived liberal policy that decriminalized the possession of small amounts of certain drugs.

Donald Trump Suggests Joe Biden Is on Cocaine

NEWSWEEK – Donald Trump suggested President Joe Biden maybe on drugs after a white, powdery substance was found at the White House last year. The former president suggested Biden was "higher than a kite" during the State of the Union speech in March. Trump discussed potentially facing Biden in debates ahead of November's polls: "I think what happened is you know that white stuff that they happened to find, which happened to be cocaine in the White...

More Patients Are Losing Their Doctors — And Trust in the Primary Care System

KFF HEALTH NEWS – First, her favorite doctor in Providence, Rhode Island, retired. Then her other doctor at a health center a few miles away left the practice. Now, Piedad Fred has developed a new chronic condition: distrust in the American medical system. "I don’t know,” she said, her eyes filling with tears. “To go to a doctor that doesn’t know who you are? That doesn’t know what allergies you have, the medicines that make you...

DOJ Sues Utah Prisons System over Inmate Who ‘Removed Her Own Testicles’

(Ken Silva, Headline USA) The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Utah’s Department of Corrections after alleging that the state violated an inmate’s rights by refusing to provide treatment for gender dysphoria. The DOJ’s lawsuit comes three weeks after federal prosecutors threatened to sue Utah if it failed to implement a raft of reforms, including new policies to ensure inmates have access to gender-related healthcare. The DOJ didn’t even wait a month after its threat to file the lawsuit. "According to the DOJ,...

Another state tries to weaken school vaccine rules

THE BULLETIN – Every state in the country requires school children to be vaccinated against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. Those policies have been in place for decades, but during the COVID pandemic, a handful of states worked to weaken them—mainly by making it easier for individuals to claim exemptions. West Virginia lawmakers recently took the crusade against routine vaccinations a step further, passing a bill to allow private and parochial schools to set whatever rules...

What Are We Told About the Health of Biden and Trump? They Decide.

President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump are the oldest people ever to seek the presidency, challenging norms about what the public should know about candidates’ health.

ACA Plans Are Being Switched Without Enrollees’ OK

KFF Health News – Some consumers covered by Affordable Care Act insurance plans are being switched from one plan to another without their express permission, potentially leaving them unable to see their doctors or fill prescriptions. Some face large IRS bills for back taxes. Unauthorized enrollment or plan-switching is emerging as a serious challenge for the ACA, also known as Obamacare. Brokers say the ease with which rogue agents can get into policyholder accounts in the...

Rioting charges for 222 migrants who broke through razor wire, knocked down guards on Texas border in shocking video

Authorities  confiscated knives and shanks from some of the migrants involved in the rush, according to a National Guard source.

Senate investigating whether ER care has been harmed by growing role of private-equity firms

Improper billing, retaliation and anti-competitive activities are being reported at emergency rooms throughout the nation.

Nation Prays For Joe Biden As He Celebrates Bearing False Witness 

HEADLIINE HEALTH – Today, millions of Christians around the world observe Easter Sunday, the holy day commemorating the resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  According to two millennia of Christian tradition, Christ came to save believers from their sins. Christian teaching is that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. A sin is defined as anything that offends God and is contrary to his laws. Wanting mankind to know and...

People in Republican-voting states more likely to report Covid-19 vaccine side effects, study says

STAT NEWS – People in Republican-voting states were more likely to report adverse events after receiving a Covid-19 vaccination than people living in Democratic-leaning states, a new analysis finds, suggesting that how people view their post-vaccine side effects or decide whether to report them may be shaped by their political views. The cross-sectional study, published Friday in JAMA Network Open, looked at more than 620,000 entries in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System from 2020...

Virginia GOP Governor Vetoes Marijuana Sales Legalization Bill

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin wrote that “the proposed legalization of retail marijuana in the Commonwealth endangers Virginians’ health and safety.”

Voter: I Am Leaving The Democratic Party Over Obamacare, “Everything They Said Was Not True”

I thought I would share why I am no longer a Democrat... I was a two-time bone cancer survivor, still am. That's how I lost my arm. Having healthcare was extremely important to me. I heard all the talking points of "if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor," "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan, "the average family is going to save $1,500 a year," "it's not a tax." All of...

Rishi Sunak vows to ‘stop children getting hooked on nicotine’ as study reveals vaping damage

TELEGRAPH (UK) – Rishi Sunak has vowed to “stop our kids getting hooked on nicotine” – as a study has found for the first time that vaping damages mouth cells in the same way as cigarettes. Changes in the make-up of the cells in the cheek lining, which have been linked to cancer, are the same for those using vapes as cigarettes, scientists have discovered. The revelation comes as the Prime Minister is set to introduce...
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