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In COVID-19 Oversight, House Republicans Deliver a Win for Accountability

Better late than never. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the giant federal agency housing the National Institutes of Health, just suspended a New York-based organization from participating in government procurement programs over its role as a subcontractor for a Chinese research facility connected to the first outbreak of COVID-19. HHS also notified […]

Study Finds Teen Marijuana Use Tied to Dramatic, Increased Risk of Psychosis

Teens who use marijuana are 11 times more likely to be diagnosed with a psychotic disorder, a new study finds, NBC News reported. The cannabis study, published Wednesday, was led by researchers from the University of Toronto and examined teenage patients who used marijuana within the last year and those who didn’t, according to NBC News. When […]

Major Pharmacy Chain Settles With Christian Nurse

CVS Health Corp. settled with nurse practitioner Robyn Strader after she sued the company after it stopped providing religious accommodations regarding “pregnancy prevention services.” Strader said she had been granted a religious exemption for six years permitting her to not prescribe contraceptives and filed the lawsuit in January 2023 after having been fired following the policy change in 2021, according to […]

Why Do We Let Depressed Young Women Choose Euthanasia?

Once, we told stories of rescuing women in distress. Now, we hand them a prescription for assisted suicide. Two young women in the Netherlands, Jolanda Fun and Zoraya ter Beek, have recently done media interviews explaining their respective decisions to pursue euthanasia, despite being physically healthy. Fun, who planned to end her life on her 34th […]

Grassley Presses VA for Answers on Millions Lost

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs on why the agency lost out on as much as $805 million that could have been used to serve veterans.  The department’s “bureaucratic right hand didn’t know what the left hand was doing, and our veterans have paid the price,” Grassley asserted in an […]

Biden to Open Obamacare to DACA Recipients

Illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children will be eligible later this year for federal health care coverage under the Biden administration.   The White House announced a new rule Friday that allows Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to apply for health care under the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as […]

Global Bid to Debunk COVID-19 Lab-Leak Theory Defied Credulity

Four years after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Chinese city of Wuhan, what do we know about the origin of the SARSCOV2 virus? We were presented at the outset with two competing theories: natural-origin spillover from animals to humans and accidental lab leak. And at the outset, a cadre of elite scientists […]

Congressman Calls for IVF Transparency From CDC

FIRST ON THE DAILY SIGNAL: Republican Oklahoma Rep. Josh Brecheen is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide transparency on in vitro fertilization practices in the United States. In a letter first obtained by The Daily Signal and sent Tuesday, Brecheen points out that other Western countries prohibit clinics from “practicing […]

Planned Parenthood by the Numbers: More Abortions, More Money

Planned Parenthood’s 2022-2023 annual report is out. Unlike last year’s annual report, now we’re finally able to see how the 2022 Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade is affecting Planned Parenthood’s abortion numbers and bottom line. Spoiler alert: Abortions and government funding are at all-time highs. Actual health care for things such as cancer screening […]

Biden’s Pandemic Agreement Empowers WHO, China

Congressional Republicans are calling on President Joe Biden to abandon plans for a pandemic treaty that would strengthen the World Health Organization, citing that global body’s numerous failures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., backed by about half of all Senate Republicans, signed a letter to Biden urging him to withdraw from two […]