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DC council approves bill to ban menthol cigarettes in close vote

The Washington, D.C., City Council on Tuesday voted 8-5 to approve a bill to ban flavored tobacco products, including those containing menthol. The menthol portion of the ban may have made the vote closer and more contentious than it might have otherwise been. Indeed, a vote a few minutes earlier to recommit the legislation failed… Read More »

Mother’s Day 2022: Fauci predicts country will be ‘as close to back to normal as we can’ by next year

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Sunday that America will be “as close to back to normal as we can” by next Mother’s Day if certain conditions are met.  Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the White House’s chief medical adviser, made the prediction during ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos, who… Read More »

FCC close to finalizing $100M telehealth pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission will soon move to issue a final order for its new $ 100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, which is intended to boost the use of telehealth for underserved patient populations. In July, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking requesting public comment on the initiative aimed at cost savings… Read More »

One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine

Told by a unique voice in American medicine, this epic story recounts life-changing experiences in the career of a distinguished physician, and is described by The New York Times as “a true service [to history]. Dr. Reilly deserves a resounding bravo for telling it like it is.” Malcolm Gladwell agrees: “Brendan Reilly has written a… Read More »