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A 5th circuit appeals court found that the White House, the CDC, and other agencies likely violated the First Amendment by influencing tech companies’ decisions to remove or suppress posts about COVID-19. (Washington Post)
The Biden administration and pharmaceutical company Danco appealed a lower court ruling restricting access to medication abortion pills to the Supreme Court. (Politico)
House Republicans proposed a bill that would cut the CDC’s budget by $1.6 billion by targeting a major Trump-era HIV program. (KFF Health News)
More than two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified two more victims. (ABC News)
Florida’s Supreme Court heard arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to block the state’s 15-week abortion ban. (ABC News)
Huntington Beach, California, voted to ban universal mask mandates for COVID-19 amidst a small uptick in cases. (Fox News)
Former chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci, MD, said he isn’t “alarmed” by the recent rise in COVID-19 cases. (ABC News)
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) told police at a rodeo that he was a “board certified emergency medicine physician” when they intervened in his response to a medical emergency, but the Dallas Morning News said his license had expired.
Kaiser Permanente agreed to pay California $49 million for improperly disposing medical records and hazardous waste, including syringes, bodily fluid-filled medical devices, and body parts in dumpsters around the state. (ABC News)
The FDA authorized the LightStrike+ system from Xenex Disinfection Services that emits germicidal ultraviolet light.
The agency also authorized a catheter-based device called the Esolution Esophageal Retractor, which is designed to reduce esophagus injuries during ablation for atrial fibrillation.
General intelligence score and physical fitness were associated with vaccination adherence among young adults in Israel during a COVID-19 vaccination campaign, a Vaccine study found.
Police gave naloxone to a pit bull puppy that may have been exposed to fentanyl. (KTLA)
A U.K. woman lived with a severe skin rash she called “elephant skin” for months after a possible allergic reaction to dental composite veneers. (People)
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Publish date : 2023-09-11 09:36:03
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