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How an unexpected collaboration led Utah to amend its discriminatory triage plan | TheHill

The disability community has a history of contention with the government over enforcing federal antidiscrimination mandates.  Clashes have often erupted between the parties. In 1977, disabled activists occupied the San Francisco Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building for 28 days to protest the delay in enacting regulations to help implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (the […]

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Trump administration announces some COVID-19 tests can skip FDA review providing new opportunities for dubious lab tests – Science-Based Medicine

The Trump administration unexpectedly announced that the FDA will no longer regulate some lab tests, including those for COVID-19. In addition to potentially allowing unreliable COVID tests on the market, the decision creates an opening for more bogus CAM tests. Jann Bellamy on August 27, 2020 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced last week that […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 25, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 25, 2009, 12:10 AM Google News Alert for: autism Insurance coverage for autism treatments soughtLos Angeles Times – CA,USABy Lisa Girion Patient advocates called on state regulators Tuesday to force health insurers to cover certain autism treatments. Consumer Watchdog in Santa …See all stories on this topic […]

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Fauci Blames ‘Anti-Science Bias’ for People Not Following COVID-19 Rules

Leading infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has suggested that a pervasive “anti-science bias” may be leading many Americans to disregard the advice of public health experts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Fauci made the remarks during a Wednesday interview on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Learning Curve podcast. The doctor called the reasoning involved […]

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Snapshot | Google News Alert for: autism | Circa July 14, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMon, Jul 14, 2008, 9:07 AM Possible Autism-Related BreakthrougheFluxMedia – USABy Alex Garrel The results of a recently completed study say that certain autism cases are caused by gene defects which can be activated or deactivated by …See all stories on this topic Pennsylvania Governor Signs Autism Insurance […]

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Archived | e-Speaks: Family Services Community Grants; UN/DPI Approves Autism Speaks NGO Association; Illinois Insurance Legislation | Circa December 18, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks via  Thu, Dec 18, 2008, 10:59 PM to Genevieve e-Speaks || December 19, 2008 Autism Speaks Approves $380,000 in Family Services Community Grants Autism Speaks’ Board of Directors approved more than $380,000 in funding for 21 new Family Services Community Grants, for a total of over $1.4 million in such grants to date. These grants will help community […]

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Archived | e-Speaks: London Hosts Largest Ever International Autism Research Conference; Toys”R”Us Raises More than $1.5 Million; IACC Reviews Progress … | Circa May 16, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks via  May 16, 2008, 4:15 PM to Genevieve e-Speaks || May 16, 2008 London Hosts Largest Ever International Autism Research Conference The 7th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) has completed day two of the three day conference in London. Over 1,100 researchers, clinicians and autism specialists are presenting at and attending more than 850 presentations. Among the studies being […]