Category: Medical Research

The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Canadian sentenced in Netwalker ransomware attacks

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday sentenced a Canadian national to 20 years in prison and ordered him to forfeit over $21 million for his role in NetWalker ransomware attacks. The…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | October 5, 2022

Multiplier Madness vs Laffer Lunacy: a guide to Trussonomics

It’s been a torrid two weeks, not just for the UK government, but also for those of us who support free-market economics. In my capacity as an Economics Professor (and…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The Hill's Morning Report — Trump heads to Arizona, Nevada as legal troubles mount

As Arizona and Nevada gear up to start their early voting processes in the coming days and weeks, both states are also expecting visits from former President Trump, who in…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | October 5, 2022

Congress Passed Historic Innovation Legislation. Its Implementation Now Falls to the White House OSTP.

On September 22, the Senate confirmed Arati Prabhakar as White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) director, the first woman of color and immigrant to hold the position.…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Fetterman dismisses GOP attacks on crime, health as polls tighten in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman pushed back against recent attacks from the GOP on his record on crime as well as his health as polls indicate a tight race…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

NotedDC — Republicans pushing for an upset in Colorado

Joe O’Dea (R) may be a long-shot in his bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet in Colorado this fall, but the race has taken on increased importance amid lagging numbers for several…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Energy & Environment — Flint water crisis charges tossed

Charges have been dropped against seven people who had been implicated in the Flint water crisis. Meanwhile, a group of major oil producing countries considers a supply cut.   This is Overnight Energy…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Health Care — Presented by Otsuka — White House announces family planning grants

🐻 Fat Bear Week is upon us. Voting starts Wednesday, and last year’s champion “Otis” will look to defend his title.  In health news, the Biden administration announced new funding…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Defense & National Security — Biden unveils $625M weapons package to Ukraine 

The Biden administration unveiled a $625 million security assistance package to Ukraine on Tuesday as the West continues to grapple with Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian territories.   We’ll break down…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Fauci says he should have been 'more careful' on pandemic messaging: 'No one's perfect'

Chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said he should have been "much more careful" in his messaging on COVID-19 early on in the pandemic, including doing a…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Campaign Report — GOP closes ranks around Herschel Walker

Welcome to The Hill’s Campaign Report, tracking all things related to the 2022 midterm elections. Starting this week, you can expect this newsletter in your inbox every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday leading up to November's…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Biden bashes University of Idaho policy on contraception: 'What century are we in?'

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Charges dismissed against 7 people in Flint water crisis

A Michigan judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against seven former government officials who were accused of misconduct in the Flint water crisis. Judge Elizabeth Kelly in the Genesee County…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Abortion lawsuit in Arizona targets confusion over 'clashing' bans

An alliance of pro-abortion groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Arizona’s abortion restrictions, asking a state court to clarify the multiple statutes in effect and arguing the procedure should…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

The Hill's 12:30 Report — Bombshell dropped in toss-up Ga. Senate race

To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: ; To receive The Hill's 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: --> A midday take on what's happening in…

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Mercatus Center | October 4, 2022

The Disappearance of Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending | Open Health Policy

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The Hill, Defense | October 4, 2022

VA wades into abortion battle with contentious new rule

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is wading into tense territory with a new rule essentially making the agency an abortion provider, facing the wrath of GOP lawmakers and likely…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | October 3, 2022

Obesity Care Policy for an Era of New Treatments

Obesity is a leading cause of poor health, early mortality, and a significant cost driver in the US health system. Forty-two percent of people in the US are obese—an increase…

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The Hill, Technology | October 3, 2022

The founder of 'Black Girls in Cyber' sees lots more work to do

The cybersecurity workforce famously lacks diversity, but for Talya Parker, constantly seeing herself on pandemic-era video conferences as one of the few — if not the only — Black woman…

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The Hill, Defense | September 30, 2022

Defense & National Security — Harris concludes Asia trip with DMZ visit

Vice President Harris concluded her four-day trip to Asia on Thursday with a visit to the Demilitarized Zone as part of her trip to South Korea.   We’ll recap the trip.…

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The Hill, Defense | September 29, 2022

Army doctor, anesthesiologist charged with conspiring to give US medical documents to Russia

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Cato Institute | September 28, 2022

The American‐​Made Boot on Puerto Rico’s Neck

Scott Lincicome Dear Capitolisters, , Imagine one day you turn on the TV news, and the lead story is a major natural disaster in a landlocked U.S. state—say, Arkansas or Vermont—that, simply…

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The Hill, Finance | September 27, 2022

Union urges Congress to pass measure expanding collective bargaining rights for VA staff

The largest union representing employees of the federal government called on Congress to pass legislation to expand collective bargaining rights for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) staff.  The American Federation…

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The Hill, Finance | September 27, 2022

Biden’s request for emergency COVID, monkeypox funds missing from funding bill

A White House request for emergency funding to support coronavirus and monkeypox response efforts is missing from the recent must-pass spending bill rolled out by Senate Democrats after staunch GOP…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | September 27, 2022

Book review: “Hitler’s National Socialism” by Rainer Zitelmann (Part 2)

…Continued from Part 1   One root of “Hitlonomics” is Malthusianism. Malthus famously believed that population growth was bound to outstrip growth in agricultural output, which would lead to hunger,…

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