Texans on both sides of the political spectrum say the Lone Star State is not going to fare well under GOP plans to replace the Affordable Care Act."Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan"
Four news organizations read through letters sent by 51 senators and 134 members of the House dealing with the health care debate."A Fact Check Finds Many Misleading Letters From Lawmakers On Health Care"
About 10,400 packages of Children’s Waterproof Bibs has been recalled by Discount School Supply because the bib has a waterproof plastic backing that can separate from the terry cloth fabric, creating a suffocation hazard to children."Suffocation hazard leads to the recall of 10k Children’s Waterproof Bibs"
House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal Obamacare would give states flexibility in managing their Medicaid programs, but also some difficult decisions to make."GOP Health Plan Aims To Curb Medicaid, Expand State Options"
The Little Tikes Company has announced a recall of about 10,656 units of 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Swing Pink Toddler Swings because the plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard."Fall hazard triggers recall of 10k 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Swing Pink Toddler Swings"
Oregon based SR Smith LLC has announced a recall of helix Pool Slide because a child can exit the slide before entering the pool, posing a fall hazard that can result in serious injury."Oregon based SR Smith LLC recalls helix Pool Slide"
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ bill to allow Americans to buy cheaper medicines from Canada would bypass a requirement that blocked past legislative efforts over two decades."Trump’s Promise To Rein In Drug Prices Could Open Dam To Importation Laws"
Advocates for the elderly worry that GOP plans to end Medicaid’s open-ended spending and replace it with per-capita limits could pose a risk for low-income older people who rely on the federal-state program for nursing and other long-term care."Medicaid Caps Pitched By GOP Could Shrink Seniors’ Benefits"
Ford Inbody has a degenerative disease and is carefully watching the GOP replacement health care bill. Though it covers preexisting conditions, it could still mean he’ll get less care for more money."A Young Man With Parkinson’s Frets Over The Affordability Of GOP Health Plan"
A four-year-old boy accidentally died from strangulation after his hoodie got caught up in a coat hanger at a changing room at a thrift store when he went to the store on Saturday with his grandmother."Boy, 4, dead after accidentally hanging himself in coat hanger while at changing room"
An 11-year-old girl went to a local Starbucks and got body-shamed by a barista as she claimed the server wrote “fat” on her cup instead of her name."Girl, 11, felt embarrassed at Starbucks shop in Scotland after barista wrote ‘fat’ on her cup"
Polaris has announced a recall of about 19,200 units of Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain vehicles due to burn and fire hazards."Polaris recalls 19k Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain vehicles due to burn and fire hazards"
Schlumberger subsidiary OneSubsea Tuesday said It has been award the contract to supply the subsea production system for the BP’s Mad Dog 2 development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico."Schlumberger to provide a subsea production system for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project"
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Jerry Miller, the principal of a Florida-based consulting firm to several microcap issuers, with fraud."SEC charges microcap consultant with fraud"
The Government Accountability Office said it will investigate potential abuses of the orphan drug program, which offers incentives to drugmakers to develop medicines for rare diseases."GAO To Launch Investigation Of FDA’s Orphan Drug Program"