Ninety-four percent (94%) of respondents say they support paper ballots, one-day voting, and voter ID requirements for Election Day. That's according to the latest unscientific poll of 1,398 people at SharylAttkisson.com. An additional four percent (4%) say they support the measures in part, while 1% say they do not favor such requirements. Voter identification laws require […]
(READ) Proposal to ban members of Congress from owning and trading stocks
House of Representatives Ken Buck (R-Colorado), Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington), and Matt Rosendale (R-Montana) have joined together to introduce the "Bipartisan Ban on Congressional Stock Ownership Act." The legislation will prohibit members of Congress and their spouses from owning and trading stocks and goes well beyond other proposals to ban stock trading in numerous ways. The […]
Uncovered: News Media Insider on CNN, Fox and a Broken Industry (Podcast)
Eye-opening inside reflections from journalist and media critic Steve Krakauer, formerly of CNN, Fox and more. His new book is "Uncovered."
(GALLUP) 47% say life will never go back to pre-pandemic normal
The following is an excerpt from Gallup News. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Three years into the Covid-19 pandemic in the U.S., relatively few Americans, 33%, say their lives are completely back to normal, and those who say their lives have not yet completely returned to normal are largely pessimistic about it ever happening. Nearly half of U.S. […]
After Hours: San Jose's Operation Gun Control (Podcast)
All eyes are on San Jose, California and a first-of-its-kind gun control law that could impact all of us.
Chicago doc charged with performing unnecessary procedures on women
The following is an excerpt from Medpage Today. A Chicago-area physician is facing healthcare fraud charges after allegedly seeking reimbursement for services that were not provided or not medically necessary, including endometrial ablations. Mona Ghosh, MD, who owned and operated Progressive Women's Healthcare in Hoffman Estates, has been indicted on 13 counts for her alleged participation in […]
2023: Best and worst states for docs to practice
The following is an excerpt from Becker's Hospital Review. Montana, South Dakota and Idaho are the top three places for physicians to practice in the U.S., according to a WalletHub ranking published March 20. The worst places to practice this year are Hawaii, Rhode Island and Alaska. WalletHub's 2023 ranking is based on comparisons across two key […]
(READ) Republicans question NIH failure to hold required scientific review meetings
In a letter to acting director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Dr. Lawrence Tabak, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) and fellow Republican Chairs Brett Guthrie and Morgan Griffith are asking why the Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB) hasn't met in the last seven years. The SMRB advises the NIH […]