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Senate Finance chair says hearing on Change Healthcare cyberattack is coming

Senate Finance chair says hearing on Change Healthcare cyberattack is coming

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said a hearing on the Change Healthcare cyberattack that disrupted health care system payments across the country will be coming soon. Speaking at the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting, Wyden said, “We’ll be heading towards a hearing under the system of how we […]

Florida's abortion law will change: Here's when

Florida's abortion law will change: Here's when

The Florida Supreme Court upheld the state’s abortion law Monday, setting up a change to the law in the coming months that will likely be a focus for the November election. The court upheld the state’s current 15-week ban on abortion in the Monday ruling, allowing it to continue to be enforced. The conservative majority […]

Senators stand up for potatoes as a vegetable amid reports of USDA change

Senators stand up for potatoes as a vegetable amid reports of USDA change

Fourteen senators are calling on the departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) to keep the potato classified as a vegetable, amid reports that a joint advisory committee is considering “the interchangeability of starchy vegetables and grains.” In a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, the senators […]

Lyme disease cases up 70 percent due to reporting change: CDC

Lyme disease cases up 70 percent due to reporting change: CDC

Cases of Lyme disease were up about 70 percent nationwide in 2022 compared to years prior, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but the agency said there is no cause for alarm because it changed how cases were reported. About 62,500 cases of Lyme disease were reported in 2022, […]

Can Musk's Neuralink brain chip really change the world?

Can Musk's Neuralink brain chip really change the world?

“It’s nothing novel, but implantable technology takes a long time to mature, and reach a stage where companies have all the pieces of the puzzle, and can really start to put them together,” says Anne Vanhoestenberghe, professor of active implantable medical devices, at King’s College London. Source link

Our Future Health: One million sign up to help change healthcare

Our Future Health: One million sign up to help change healthcare

He told the BBC: “Most of my patients come in with things like a heart attack, stroke or cancer, and we know these diseases have developed over many years. With Our Future Health we are trying to move our model of healthcare from the treatment of disease at a late stage when people have symptoms, […]