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23AndMe Decides To Not Enroll All Users Automatically In Relative-Matching Service

23AndMe, the DIY DNA-sequencing service, wanted to make a change to its privacy settings. Since the Food and Drug Administration stopped the company from offering and marketing information about customers’ health and vulnerability to...Show More Summary

Alarm About a 'Heroin Epidemic' Skyrockets As Heroin Use Falls

8 hours agoNews : Reason

Yesterday the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the results of the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). As I noted a couple of weeks ago, when SAMHSA gave us a preview of hose...Show More Summary

THE COUNTRY’S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS: “The Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on the war aga…

THE COUNTRY’S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS: “The Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on the war against the Islamic State yesterday was not a confidence booster. You got the distinct feeling the administration hadn’t thought through its own plan and was motivated not by the end goal of defeating the Islamic State, but by [...]

The very scary Armed Services hearing

The Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on the war against the Islamic State yesterday was not a confidence booster. You got the distinct feeling the administration hadn’t thought through its own plan and was motivated not by the end goal of defeating the Islamic State, but by its desire to keep the U.S. at arm’s […]

City to audit Verizon's FiOS rollout

Many New Yorkers have been losing patience waiting for Verizon to connect them to its FiOS service. Now the de Blasio administration has lost patience, too. In a letter sent Wednesday morning, the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Feds Giving Illegal Aliens More Time to Clear Up Immigration Status for Obamacare

The Obama administration has given enrollees in Obamacare who may be illegal immigrants more time to clear up their immigration status before being trimmed from the rolls, the Department of Health and Human Services said this week. Andy...Show More Summary

WILL CONGRESS FUND INTERVENTION AGAINST ISIS IN SYRIA?

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – The Obama administration is leaning hard on House Republicans to include the authority to combat ISIS in a must-pass bill to fund the government until Dec. 10. Senate leadership aides say it would be very difficult for the chamber to pass President Obama’s request for […]

Cloudyn Scores $4M As Cloud Administrative Services Continue To Grow

Cloudyn, a cloud administrative service that helps companies monitor and optimize cloud utilization and cost across different infrastructure providers, announced today it had received $4M in Series A funding led by Titanium Investments with additional funding from existing investor RDSeed. The funding brings the total amount raised to date to $5.5M. Show More Summary

Lawmakers to HHS: Why Are Ebola Warnings Getting More Dire?

Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are calling on the Department of Health and Human Services for more information about administration’s assertion that the Ebola outbreak is worsening and what is being done to protect the U.S. Show More Summary

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman urges PACER to restore access to removed case archives

If you want digital access to U.S. court documents, PACER will likely be your first stop. It's a sort of digital warehouse for public court records maintained by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, or the AO. The service charges 10 cents per page of search results within its databases and 10 cents per actual page of […]

WILL OBAMA CALL TODAY FOR AIR STRIKES AGAINST ISIS IN SYRIA?

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama is prepared to authorize airstrikes on Syria, a senior administration official says. But Obama’s wrestling with a series of challenges, including how to train and equip a viable ground force to fight ISIS inside Syria and how to intervene without aiding President Bashar […]

PODCAST: OBAMA’S PLAN TO ERADICATED ISIS, CONGRESS VISITS WASHINGTON DC

Talk Radio News Service White House correspondent Victoria Jones details for Gary Baumgarten for the Paltalk News Network the administration’s three-pronged, three-year-long plan to eradicated ISIS and Congress’ short return to Washington DC before they break again for the mid-term elections.

Cedars-Sinai's New Comprehensive Transplant Center Opens

The new home of the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center opens Monday and consolidates the clinical and administrative services for liver, kidney, lung and pancreas transplant patients. The four programs were previously housed...Show More Summary

Relisha Rudd Still Missing; Tragedy Unpreventable by DC, Report

Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s administration did its best to offer suitable services to missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd and her family, according to a review released this week by the city's deputy mayors for education and health and human services.

New Survey Data: More Pot Smoking, Less Heroin and Cocaine Use

last weekNews : Reason

Yesterday he Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released survey data that cast doubt on popular wisdom about certain drug trends. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), marijuana...Show More Summary

Usability Case Study: openFDA API Reaps Benefits of Open Platform

In June the openFDA released an API to allow access to it’s directory of healthcare data that includes negative events induced by products in patients. The API Usability Program, part of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), was responsible for evaluating the usability of the API. Show More Summary

WHITE HOUSE DECIDES TO LET CONGRESS IN ON ISIS THREAT

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama’s administration is dispatching senior intelligence officials and Secretary of State John Kerry to brief members of Congress and staff about ISIS in the coming weeks according to congressional aides.  Kerry will testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee during the week of September 15. And […]

The Affordable Care Act supports patient-centered medical homes in health centers

Obama administration awards over $35 million to support facility improvements in 147 health centers nationwide to deliver better coordinated care Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $35.7 million inShow More Summary

Hamburg Court Says Uber Is ‘Probably Illegal’ but Lifts Ban Anyway

The administrative court overturned a Hamburg ban on several Uber services on a formality—the body that issued the ban had no authority to do so—but added that Uber presumably infringes the law because its drivers lack a passenger transportation license.

NASA scientist takes measure of Earth

As part of our series on finalists for the 2014 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, on Thursday we profile Miguel Roman, an earth scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Roman is just 33, but he’s already made a big mark in the field of climate science.

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