After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback. The main clue: A nasty flu season just ended in Australia.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) delivered a historic final ruling that could lower the cost of hearing aids for millions of Americans. The decision on Tuesday would allow those with mild to moderate hearing loss to buy hearing aids without a prescription beginning in mid-October.
President Joe Biden signed a new executive order in an attempt to to circumvent the Supreme Court over their decision on Roe v. Wade. While speaking virtually in front of other top White House officials on Wednesday, the President signed the order, which authorizes the use of Medicaid funds to help pro-abortion states provide the procedure to women traveling to receive an abortion.
Lawmakers are warning that submitting samples of DNA to private companies may hand over valuable information to America's adversaries. Sites like 23andMe could pose immense national security risks.
The House passed the Right to Contraception Act. In a 228-to-195 vote Thursday, lawmakers passed legislation that guarantees the federal right to contraception. Eight Republicans voted in favor of the bill, including Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) , Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.). Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) took no position on the bill.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is sounding the alarm on Democrats' proposals that he asserts would cripple Americans physically and financially. While speaking on the Senate floor Monday, the Senate Minority Leader warned Democrats are gearing up to jam through its latest proposal to curb inflation, adding that means more spending and higher taxes on the American people.