Category Archives: Healthcare

Losartan blood pressure medication recall expanded again over cancer concerns, FDA says

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited has again expanded a recall of its blood pressure medication over concerns the tablets contain small amounts of a cancer-causing ingredient.

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US Has No Plans to Give Flu Shots to Migrants in Custody

Despite a push from experts to have migrants in custody vaccinated against the flu, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has no plans to do so.

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Pelosi drug plan is hazardous to your health – would hurt efforts to develop new drugs

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s long-awaited plan for Washington to negotiate drug prices fits in with her party’s accelerating rush toward left-wing government domination in health care.

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AFL-CIO head ‘would have a hard time supporting’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ that eliminates union plans

Democratic candidates’ “Medicare-for-all” plans will rip apart union members’ health coverage in a move AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says will make it difficult for him and workers to get behind.

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Trump Signs Sept. 11 Victims’ Compensation Fund Extension

Monday President Trump signed a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund helping those impacted by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks never runs out of money, ending years of legislative gridlock as the number of first responders dying of Ground Zero-related illnesses mounted.

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Doctors Say Border Policies Treat Sick Illegal Immigrants Like Felons

Doctors are challenging federal immigration policies that they say treat illegal immigrants like criminal felons, including shackling them to beds, or pressuring doctors to release them early for detention or deportation.

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Report: Trump to Issue Executive Order Forcing Healthcare Prices Disclosure

President Donald Trump is reportedly ready to release an executive order to mandate the disclosure of healthcare prices in an industry that’s used to conducting its business in private, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Pope: Abortion Never OK, Equates It to ‘Hiring a Hitman’

Saturday Pope Francis said that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term.

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Moulton: Medicare-for-All a Move That’s ‘Too Far to the Left’

Pushing everyone onto a government-run healthcare system such as the Medicare-for-all plan many 2020 Democratic candidates want is a move that’s “too far to the left,” Rep. Seth Moulton, a candidate and veteran of the Iraq War said Friday while relating the care he’s received through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

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Medicare-for-all proposal is ‘stunning’, will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman

Those in Congress won’t have to sign up, they will exempt themselves. Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by some Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance.

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