Tag: Washington

Trump Urged Justice Officials To Declare Election ‘Corrupt’

Launching his Presidential bid last June, Donald Trump held up his financial statement to prove <a href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/digger/wp/2015/06/19/you-may-not-take-donald-trumps-candidacy-seriously-but-take-another-look-at-his-real-estate-business/” target=”_blank”>he had assets worth a total of $9...

Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Thursday, July 22, 2021 (Kaiser News) — As a deadly heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest last month, overwhelming...

Medical School Student Influx May Overwhelm Montana Resources

Opening two new medical schools in Montana would stretch and possibly overwhelm the state’s physicians who provide the clinical training that students need to become...

Hospital Prices Must Now Be Transparent for Consumers

A colonoscopy might cost you or your insurer a few hundred dollars — or several thousand, depending on which hospital or insurer you use. Long...

North Korea’s Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with America

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the Biden administration, state media reported Friday, days after...

Biden Donating 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Worldwide

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration will buy and donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19...

Biden, Johnson Chart Path for U.S.-U.K. Ties

PLYMOUTH, England—President Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to counter the influence of autocratic states during their first in-person meeting Thursday and looked...

Benzene Was Found in Some Sunscreens. Now What?

Just before Memorial Day, online pharmacy and lab Valisure announced that its testing had found benzene, a known carcinogen, in batches of 78 widely-available sunscreen...

G-7 Nations Agree on New Rules for Taxing Global Companies

The Group of Seven leading rich countries agreed to back new rules for taxing businesses that operate internationally in a significant step toward a global...

Biden Expands Blacklist of Chinese Companies Banned From U.S. Investment

WASHINGTON—President Biden expanded a prohibition on Americans investing in Chinese companies with purported links to China’s military, adding more businesses to a blacklist that has...

U.S. Declines to Impose Sanctions on Nord Stream Pipeline

WASHINGTON—The State Department cited the parent company and chief executive of a Russian natural-gas pipeline for sanctions but waived the penalties, clearing a hurdle for...

Blood Test for 50 Cancers Coming to US Clinics Soon

The novel Galleri blood test (GRAIL, Inc.), which claims to detect up to 50 different cancers from single blood draw, is about to make its...

Kamala Harris’ Family in India Where COVID Rages

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Vice President Kamala Harris’ maternal uncle, Balachandran Gopalan, talks to media...

US COVID-19 Cases Drop as Spring Wave Slows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the U.S. as the spring...

Study finds high vaccination rate is key to future course of Covid-19 pandemic | India News

WASHINGTON: A new research shows how important a high rate of vaccination is to reduce case numbers and controlling the pandemic. The research was led...

Inslee Warns of Fourth COVID-19 Wave in Washington State

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday warned...

Next Winter May Be Rough: Models Predict ‘Considerable Surge’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s likely the United States will see another surge of COVID-19 this...

India blessed to have a major manufacturer of global vaccines: World Bank President on SII | India News

WASHINGTON: World Bank President David Malpass has said that with the Serum Institute, India is blessed to have a major manufacturer of global vaccines and...

Biden Administration Launches Vaccination Ad Campaign

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden Administration kicked off an advertising and public education campaign...

Neutral Zone Border-Crossing Parties Risking Infection

BLAINE, Wash. — In the shadows of covid travel restrictions, a 42-acre park on the far western edge of the U.S.-Canadian dividing line has become...

Pregnant Patients With Severe COVID at Higher Complications Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pregnant patients with COVID-19 infections were more likely to experience severe...

A Single-County Measles Outbreak Cost Millions, Study Finds

A measles outbreak that infected 72 people in Washington State cost approximately $3.4 million, including costs of the public health response, medical treatment expenses, and...

Rural Women Receive Antibiotics for Longer Than Necessary for UTIs

Women living in rural areas were significantly more likely than were those in urban areas to receive inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions for urinary tract infections, based...

Natalizumab Postinfusion Reactions Rare; Is Monitoring Necessary?

Reactions to the infusion of natalizumab (Tysabri) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) are very uncommon, are usually mild, and nearly always occur during,...

US Nursing Home Deaths Decline Sharply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When the U.S. coronavirus vaccination program began in December, residents and...