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Breitbart, a conservative news outlet, published the 40-plus-minute-long video on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube on July 27. It’s a live stream of a Washington, D.C., press conference organized by the Tea Party Patriots, a conservative group backed by Republican donors. Rep. Ralph Norman. R-S.C., attended the event. The video went viral after it was widely shared in Facebook groups for anti-vaxxers and people against face masks. Untitled. 117 Photos.
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NOTE: Primary author is Lillian Dell'Aquila Cannon (see her blog), with assistance from Dan Bollinger Part 3. Massive lawsuit says Sackler family broke laws to profit from opioids. A group made up of more than 500 cities, counties and Native American tribes across the United States has filed a massive lawsuit accusing members of the Sackler family, who own the maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, of helping to create “the worst drug crisis in American history”.
The lawsuit represents communities in 26 states and eight tribes and accuses Sackler family members of knowingly breaking laws in order to enrich themselves to the tune of billions of dollars, while hundreds of thousands of Americans died. “Eight people in a single family made the choices that caused much of the opioid epidemic,” the lawsuit, filed earlier this week in federal court in the southern district of New York, states. “This nation is facing an unprecedented opioid addiction epidemic that was initiated and perpetuated by the Sackler defendants for their own financial gain, to the detriment of each of the plaintiffs and their residents. Why “chickenpox parties” are a terrible idea—in case it’s not obvious. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin made headlines Tuesday after revealing in a radio interview that he had purposefully exposed his nine unvaccinated children to chickenpox, drawing swift condemnation from health experts.
In case anyone needs a refresher on why you shouldn’t deprive children of safe, potentially lifesaving vaccines or purposefully expose them to serious, potentially life-threatening infections, here’s a quick rundown. Chickenpox is nothing to mess with Though most children who get the itchy, highly contagious viral disease go on to recover after a week or so of misery, chickenpox can cause severe complications and even death in some. Complications include nasty skin infections, pneumonia, brain inflammation, hemorrhaging, blood stream infections, and dehydration. Anti-vaxers and Facebook: The four subgroups that fuel online attacks. Dr.
Paul Offit keeps a fat folder of nasty messages he's received so that "if someone kills me, my wife can give it to the police. " He does not laugh when he says this. "Rot in hell you baby killer," one Facebook user wrote in an email to Offit, who is director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Unvaccinated 6-year-old boy was Oregon's first tetanus case in almost 30 years: report. Trump pledged to “defeat AIDS" in his SOTU. He's tried to cut millions from programs that fight it. President Donald Trump pledged in his State of the Union address to “defeat AIDS in America and beyond” over the next decade.
But over the past two years his administration has repeatedly attempted to slash the budgets of critical federal programs available to the 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV and the nearly 20 million people living with the virus in sub-Saharan Africa. “My budget will ask Democrats and Republicans to make the needed commitment to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the United States within 10 years,” the president told Congress — the same body that has twice rejected his proposed budget cuts to HIV programs — Tuesday night.
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The Chart That Shows the Price Tag for Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage. US federal judge rules Obama healthcare law unconstitutional. A US federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional – a decision likely to be appealed to the supreme court.
US district judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidated the entire Obamacare law. O’Connor’s decision was issued the day before the end of a 45-day sign-up period for 2019 health coverage under the law. About 11.8 million consumers nationwide enrolled in 2018 Obamacare exchange plans, according to the US government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The coalition of states challenging the law was led by Texas attorney general Ken Paxton and Wisconsin attorney general Brad Schimel, both Republicans. Republicans have opposed the 2010 law, the signature domestic policy achievement of Barack Obama, since its inception and have repeatedly tried and failed to repeal it.
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How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat The chemicals once seemed near magical, able to repel water, oil and stains.
By the 1970s, DuPont and 3M had used them to develop Teflon and Scotchgard, and they slipped into an array of everyday products, from gum wrappers to sofas to frying pans to carpets. Known as perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, they were a boon to the military, too, which used them in foam that snuffed out explosive oil and fuel fires. It’s long been known that, in certain concentrations, the compounds could be dangerous if they got into water or if people breathed dust or ate food that contained them. Tests showed they accumulated in the blood of chemical factory workers and residents living nearby, and studies linked some of the chemicals to cancers and birth defects. 'Do you know how many bullets I pull out of corpses weekly?' – doctors to NRA.
Dr Judy Melinek, a San Francisco-based forensic pathologist, saw the headline on her way into work early Friday. Soy formula feeding during infancy associated with severe menstrual pain in adulthood. News Release. Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries. Question Why is health care spending in the United States so much greater than in other high-income countries? Findings In 2016, the United States spent nearly twice as much as 10 high-income countries on medical care and performed less well on many population health outcomes.
Contrary to some explanations for high spending, social spending and health care utilization in the United States did not differ substantially from other high-income nations. Republicans Will Cut Social Security and Medicare After Tax Plan Passes, Says Marco Rubio. Update | Florida Senator Marco Rubio admits that the Republican tax cut plan, which benefits corporations and the wealthy, will require cuts to Social Security and Medicare to pay for it. To address the federal deficit, which will grow by at least $1 trillion if the tax plan passes, Congress will need to cut entitlement programs such as Social Security, Rubio told reporters this week. Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism. 93% of world's children breathing toxic air which 'stunts brains' and causes deadly disease, WHO warns.
More than nine out of every ten children on Earth are breathing toxic air on a daily basis which stunts their brain development and causes deadly disease, according to a major report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Unroll.Me and GDPR. Veterans group attacks Rick Scott's Navy hat, former health care company's fraud settlement. Leah Vukmir's attack on Tammy Baldwin ignores that Medicare for All would replace, enhance Medicare. NPR Choice page. Choice page. Choice page. The truth about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Republicans Will Cut Social Security and Medicare After Tax Plan Passes, Says Marco Rubio. US ranks 27th for healthcare and education, down from sixth place. The Tax Bill’s Automatic Spending Cuts. If Congress passes its tax bill and then takes no other action, the funding for dozens of federal spending programs could be cut — in many cases to nothing — beginning next year. The cuts would be automatic, the consequence of a 2010 law that Congress passed to keep itself from increasing the deficit too much. Think you are covered? Surprise! click 2x.
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