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White House Denies Trump Health Emergency – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The White House sought on Monday night to quell a torrent of speculation about President Trump’s health two days after a mysterious, unannounced visit to the hospital, denying that he was treated for an emergency and insisting that it was just “regular, primary preventive care.” “Despite some of the speculation, the president has… Read More »

Trump Will Nominate Cancer Doc as FDA Head

President Donald Trump announced on November 1 that he will nominate Stephen Hahn, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, as the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett Giroir, MD, will serve as interim FDA head during Hahn’s confirmation process. The… Read More »

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history

A pharmacist empties a prescription bottle of opioid painkillers that she filled for a patient at the pharmacy inside the facility in Boston. John Tlumacki | Boston Globe | Getty Images The Trump administration unveiled a proposal Thursday afternoon that would make it easier for health-care providers to known whether a patient has a history… Read More »