HHS Opens Funding for Pediatric Recruitment Program

Secretary Becerra announces grants that will address health professional shortages in the United States. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched a new grant for…

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President Nominates NIH Director

Monica Bertagnolli is a top cancer scientist. President Joe Biden nominated well-known cancer surgeon Monica Bertagnolli to be director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The previous…

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FTC Issues Letters on Eyeglass Rule

Prescribers must provide prescriptions must be provided to patients. The Federal Trade Commission has issued cease and desist letters to thirty-seven eyeglass prescribers, including ophthalmologist and optometrists, alerting…

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Administration Investigating Segregation at Medical School 

Student program may violate civil rights.  The Department of Education’s Office on Civil Rights announced they have launched an investigation into a University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville…

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Senate Minority Leader Hospitalized

He fell during a private dinner event in Washington, D.C. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is in the hospital after falling at a fundraising event at…

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Asbury Attendees Exposed to Measles 

CDC urges doctors to be on alert.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said as many as 20,000 people who attended the revival gathering at Asbury…

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COVID Vaccine Added to Routine Immunization Schedule 

CDC says children, adolescents, and adults should get annual immunizations.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its 2023 list of recommended immunizations. The agency includes immunization…

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House Passes Born Alive Bill

Legislation passed along party lines. A bill requiring medical providers to preserve the life of an infant born alive during an attempted abortion procedure passed in the House…

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HHS Celebrates Progress of Overdose Prevention Strategy

Access to anti-addiction and anti-overdose drugs has improved a year into the program. Secretary Xavier Becerra marked the one-year anniversary of the Department of Health and Human Services’…

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President Receives Letter Regarding Emergency Rooms

Hospital organizations warn that the lack of space and staff is creating a crisis. President Joe Biden received a letter from a group of medical organizations regarding the…

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