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Report Links Power Lines to Cancer

After looking at a database of 850 patients diagnosed with lymphatic and bone marrow cancers between 1972 and 1980, researchers from the University of Tasmania and Britain‘s Bristol University found that living near high-voltage power lines might increase the risk of leukemia, lymphoma, and related conditions later in life. People who lived within 328 yards… Read More »

HHS says hospitals must now report flu data as well as COVID-19 numbers

Dive Brief: Hospitals now must send CMS their seasonal flu data alongside COVID-19 data or risk losing Medicare and Medicaid funding, senior officials announced at a press conference Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, hospitals will receive notice whether they are in line with current reporting requirements, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said. They will be issued guidance on… Read More »

Leading drugmakers to pledge not to market unproven COVID-19 vaccine: Report

The leading drugmakers working on coronavirus vaccines reportedly will issue a joint pledge assuring the public that they will not submit vaccines for government approval unless they have been proven safe and effective. “We believe this pledge will help ensure public confidence in the Covid-19 vaccines that may ultimately be approved and adherence to the… Read More »

Trump weighing temporary ban on reentry for US citizens who may have coronavirus: Report

President Trump is reportedly considering changes to immigration rules that would allow officials to deny entry to U.S. citizens returning from abroad if they are suspected of having COVID-19. While the administration has taken other measures related to travel during the coronavirus pandemic, including banning foreign nationals from certain countries, the draft regulation would go… Read More »