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Washington lawmaker apologizes for wearing yellow Star of David during speech against vaccine mandates

A Washington lawmaker apologized for wearing a yellow Star of David, a symbol that the Nazis forced upon Jews as an identification marker during the Holocaust, while giving a speech in which he railed against vaccine mandates. Republican state Rep. Jim Walsh apologized Wednesday after he placed the star on his shirt as he addressed… Read More »

Washington state sees first Brazil coronavirus variant case: health officials

Health officials in Washington state have confirmed the state’s first case of a worrisome coronavirus variant that was first identified in Brazil late last year.  The variant, scientifically known as P.1., was confirmed by the UW Medicine Virology Lab, which identified the mutation in a COVID-19 test sample from King County, according to a news… Read More »

Why you don’t have to give up all meat to have a healthy diet – Washington Post

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. It’s a confusing time for meat lovers. You can’t turn on the TV or read the newspaper without hearing about how plant proteins are better for health and the environment — even fast-food chains are serving up meatless burgers and sausage. And for… Read More »

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Standard cancer treatment offers hope to severely ill heart patients Matt Miller Clifford Robinson, MD, (right) and Phillip Cuculich, MD, have developed a noninvasive radiation therapy approach to treating ventricular tachycardia, a deadly heart arrhythmia. Visual and electrical maps of the heart help direct a beam of radiation at the heart… Read More »

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ to Present Specialty Pharmacy CE Symposia in Washington, D.C. – Yahoo Finance

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education (CE) for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will conduct six CE-accredited sessions in conjunction with the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting & Expo, which will be held Sept. 9-12 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington,… Read More »

Trump administration proposes first rule on health-care cost transparency – Washington Post

The Trump administration proposed a rule Monday that would require hospitals to post online the health-care prices they have negotiated with insurers, about a month after President Trump signed an executive order aiming to give Americans more information about the cost of health services. Health insurers and providers have fiercely opposed having to publicly reveal… Read More »