Fr. John J. Jenkins, the president of the University of Notre Dame, notified staff this morning that the school will be refiling its lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services abortion-drug, contraception, sterilization mandate. Show More Summary
Categories: Public Sector Tags: Public Spend Forum The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Defense and the General Services Administration—the two federal agencies that account for the vast majority of consolidated contracts—misreported the number of consolidated contracts in fiscal year 2011 and 2012. Show More Summary
This week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to the direct-to-consumer genetic testing company 23andMe, demanding that it immediately stop marketing and selling its DNA testing service until it receives approval from the agency tasked with regulating medical tests and devices. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, who used the services of underage Dominican prostitutes (currently under a grand jury and FBI investigation), called out the Obama administration over their bad policy with Iran. Reuters reported that Menendez said the Obama administration was “fear-mongering” about Iran and should not have bowed down to Iranian […]
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services published moments ago its progress report on Healthcare.gov, where the Obama administration declares that "we believe we have met the goal of having a system that will work smoothly for the vast majority … Continue reading ?
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has released Annual Assessment of the Internal Revenue Service Information Technology Program (2013-20-126): Since last year’s assessment report, the IRS has made progress on improving information security. As a result, the Government Accountability Office made a determination to downgrade information security from a...
The US Food and Drug Administration has told 23andme to stop selling personal genetic testing kits directly to consumers. Alex Tabarrok, an economist who has done work in medical policy, takes up the issue in an excellent post hitting many relevant notes. Show More Summary
The administration will today announce a year-long delay in online Obamacare enrollment for small businesses through the federal health-care exchange, according to a Department of Health and Human Services memo obtained by Politico.This...Show More Summary
Last Friday, the Food and Drug administration sent a lengthy letter to Anne Wojcicki, the founder of genetic testing startup 23andMe asking her to stop advertising the personal genome service following concerns over whether the product actually did what the company claimed. Show More Summary
I've got a new piece up at The Daily Beast that riffs off the recent, sad, insulting, and doomed attempt by the Food and Drug Administration to put the kibosh on "personal genetic services" such as the one offered by 23andMe.com, which...Show More Summary
Sharyl Attkisson uncovered another Obama administration falsehood about ObamaCare on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, spotlighting a 2010 document from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which "estimated ObamaCare would collectively reduce the number of people with employer-sponsored health coverage by about 14 million". Show More Summary
The Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to 23andme, which sells a $99 personal genome testing kit, saying the company had not proved that the product worked.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a WARNING letter to the CEO of 23andMe because the company is illegally marketing its 23andMe Saliva Collection Kit and Personal Genome Service (PGS). "This product," says FDA, "is a device within the meaning of section 201(h) of the FD&C Act, 21 U.S.C. Show More Summary
The Food and Drug Administration ordered Google-backed DNA testing service 23andMe to halt its genetic-scanning services until it can prove to the agency that its gene tests are accurate, the New York Times reports. 23andMe's "personal...Show More Summary
Genealogy company 23andMe has been issued a public warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing its genetic testing kit without proper clearance and approval.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned 23andMe Inc, a company backed by Google Inc, to halt sales of its genetic testing services because they have not received regulatory clearance.
An alarming national trend of increased loss of coastal wetlands was announced yesterday in a report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of...
The Food and Drug Administration is ordering 23andMe to stop selling its saliva collection kits for its personal genome service. Developing... Here's the full letter: Dear Ms. Wojcicki, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is sending...Show More Summary
The Obama administration announced that the Department of Health and Human services is extending a key Obamacare deadline. Americans can now sign up through December 23 in order to have health coverage start on January 1, according to Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. December 15 was the original deadline […]
I'd like to introduce you to Dr. Mary Wakefield, Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Wakefield has an important message to share with...Show More Summary