CDC: Man who traveled through Chicago to Indiana is first U.S. case of MERS

The Chicago Tribune 5/2/2014

The first U.S. case of a respiratory virus that has caused deadly outbreaks in the Middle East is a man who traveled through O’Hare International Airport on his way to Indiana, but officials said the man was in good condition and the risk of others being infected was small.

The man, […]

List of executive actions Obama plans to take as part of anti-gun violence plan 1/16/2013

The following is a list, provided by the White House, of executive actions President Obama plans to take to address gun violence.

1. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system.

2. Address unnecessary legal barriers, particularly relating to the Health Insurance […]

Under Scrutiny, Perry Walks Back HPV Decision

Jay Root The Texas Tribune 8/14/2011

Updated Monday, 2 p.m. CST: Perry spoke to Des Moines-based WHO radio and was asked about his HPV executive order: “That particular issue is one that I readily stand up and say I made a mistake on. I listened to the legislature, they said that was not going to […]

It’s that scary time of year again…

…No. Not Halloween…

Obama Administration Pushing H1N1 Flu Shot

Anita MonCrief Emerging Corruption 10/12/2010

It’s that time of year again – Flu Season. This year Americans need to be aware of some key facts about the much-hyped flu vaccine that administration officials have already begun “advertising about.” The Obama administration has decided that every American […]