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Volume IV, Issue 40
Oct. 2, 2017
HHS Secretary Resigns
Fox News reports on 9/29/17 that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has resigned amid widespread criticism of his private plane trips.
According to the article:
Price is the first
Trump Cabinet secretary to leave the administration. Price, a physician, served as a
Republican member of Congress from Georgia before joining the Trump administration. Price was a key figure in the Trump administration's push to overhaul
Obamacare. But, while Trump indicates he's going to keep fighting for a bill, the latest
Senate Republican legislation collapsed on Tuesday for lack of support, after a prior effort collapsed over the summer.
Ten Things a Doctor's Wife Wants You to Know
Charity Williams is a physician's wife who offers some terrific insights in a
This a great read for physicians and non-physicians.
New STD Cases Hit Record High in U.S.
Sandee LaMotte reports for
September 28, 2017:
In 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
"STDs are out of control with enormous health implications for Americans," said
David Harvey, Executive Director of the
National Coalition of STD Directors. The coalition represents state, local and territorial health departments who focus on preventing STDs. "If not treated, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis can have serious consequences, such as infertility, neurological issues, and an increased risk for HIV," said Harvey.