Category: Medical Research

The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

After Roe’s demise, military women sacrifice even more

On Friday, June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, abruptly discarding 50 years of precedent. Three days later, South Carolina’s law outlawing abortion after six weeks of pregnancy went into…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Oversight committee to hold hearing on impact of Roe reversal

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is slated to hold a hearing this month on the impact the reversal of Roe v. Wade will have in the U.S. The hearing,…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

The real consequences of a blank check for defense spending

June was a good month for those who want to see a higher U.S. defense budget. On June 16, the Senate Armed Services Committee tacked on a $45 billion increase to President…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Army says National Guard, reserve forces must be vaccinated to participate in drills

The Army on Friday announced members of its National Guard and Reserve components must be in compliance with its COVID-19 vaccine mandate to participate in drills. In a statement, the…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

US sending $9 million in food aid to refugees in Tanzania

Story at a glance The United States is giving $9 million for food assistance to displaced people living in Tanzanian refugee camps.   The funds will be given through the U.S.…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

71-year-old woman becomes second person this week to be gored by bison at Yellowstone

A 71-year-old woman on Wednesday became the second person in the span of three days to be gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. “The woman and…

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Cato Institute | July 1, 2022

Eliminate Paraphernalia Laws to Reduce Overdose Deaths

Jeffrey A. Singer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported a devastating 108,000 overdose deaths in 2021. Despite more than 10 years of successful efforts to reduce opioid prescribing, the…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

DC gun owners sue, say Supreme Court ruling makes Metro concealed ban unconstitutional

Four District of Columbia-area gun owners on Thursday filed a lawsuit against D.C. and Police Chief Robert J. Contee III, arguing that the ban on carrying firearms on the Metro…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Kansas City hospital system resumes Plan B distribution after temporary halt amid abortion ban

Saint Luke’s Health System, a large health care group based in Kansas City, Mo., resumed distribution of Plan B emergency contraceptives this week after a pause due to confusion over…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

The Hill's Morning Report — Under fire, Biden urges Congress to act on abortion

President Biden on Thursday said the Supreme Court’s decision to turn abortion law over to the states was an “outrageous” move that threw more than women’s rights and medical decisions…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

The US needs an urgent refocus on health security

We live in an age of epidemics: SARS-1, bird flu, H1N1, Ebola, Zika, COVID-19, monkeypox, even a highly pathogenic avian strain of influenza threatening the U.S. poultry industry — all…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Health Care — Democrats rev up their drug pricing push

The Stanley Cup, already dented from the Colorado Avalanche’s on-ice celebration, was delivered to the wrong house. (There are worse mistakes to find on your doorstep.) Today in health care, we'll…

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Breaking Defense | June 30, 2022

Randy George assigned as next Army vice chief, new leaders named in modernization offices

Lt. Gen. Randy A. George, then-I Corps Commanding General at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, speaks with Army medical Soldiers.  (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Laurie Ellen Schubert) WASHINGTON: The US…

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 30, 2022

India-U.S. Relations: Priorities in the Next Decade

Executive Summary The India–United States (US) partnership—pivotal in maintaining international security and order—could yet be the defining one for this century. The US is India’s most comprehensive strategic partner, and…

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The Hill, International | June 29, 2022

Ukraine secures largest prisoner swap since start of invasion

Ukraine announced it has secured the release of 144 Ukrainian soldiers Wednesday in the biggest prisoner swap since the start of the invasion in Feb.  Out of the 144 soldiers…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 29, 2022

Happy 92nd Birthday (June 30) to Thomas Sowell, one of the greatest living economists

One of my two all-time most favorite economists — Dr. Thomas Sowell — turns 92 tomorrow, he was born on June 30, 1930. Here is Thomas Sowell’s webpage and here…

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Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) | June 29, 2022

Lebanon: financial crisis or national collapse?

Lebanon is experiencing an economic and financial crisis that seems to have begun with the outbreak of major demonstrations in October 2019. During those three to four months, a population…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | June 29, 2022

The Shadow Pandemic: Three reforms for the post-pandemic mental healthcare system

The Shadow Pandemic: Three reforms for the post-pandemic mental healthcare system Executive Summary Living through the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased mental distress and ill-health among broad population groups…

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The Hill, Defense | June 28, 2022

Youngkin urges Defense secretary to 'indefinitely postpone' Army Guard vaccine mandate

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) urged Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to “indefinitely postpone” the implementation of the department’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for Army National Guard Troops in a new letter…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 28, 2022

Dobbs and Collegiate Viewpoint Diversity

With the just-released Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision from the Supreme Court, many college and university students are shocked that what was perceived as an absolute right has changed.…

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The Hill, International | June 28, 2022

Zelensky labels Russian strike on shopping mall 'terrorist attack'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday called a Russian missile strike on a shopping mall in Kremenchuk the day before "one of the most defiant terrorist attacks in European history."…

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The Hill, Finance | June 25, 2022

On The Money — Employers respond to Roe

Companies are responding to Friday’s stunning Supreme Court decision by implementing measures to help employees get access to legal abortion services. We’ll also look at how the decision could impact…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | June 24, 2022

Of socialist hedgehogs and liberal foxes

In his 1953 essay The Hedgehog and the Fox, the philosopher and political theorist Isaiah Berlin talked about what he saw as “one of the deepest differences which divide writers and…

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The Hill, Defense | June 24, 2022

Defense & National Security – Biden to send $450 million in aid to Ukraine

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would send $450 million in new security assistance to Ukraine.   We’ll break down the new assistance. Plus, we’ll look at all the defense…

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The Hill, Defense | June 23, 2022

House appropriations committee advances military construction, VA bill

The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted 32-26 to advance its $314.1 billion military construction and veterans’ affairs appropriations bill for fiscal year 2023, sending it to the full lower…

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