Feinstein ‘alarmed’ by National Archives denying documents request on Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Washington (CNN)Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she is “alarmed” by the National Archives decision to withhold documents related to the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying Democrats on the panel need the information. “Under your overly restrictive reading of the Presidential…

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Wall Street Journal: Acting EPA head signs Trump admin proposal that would release more CO2 into the air

(CNN)The Environmental Protection Agency will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled power plants, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Critics say the decision will result in much more carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. The proposal is projected to release 12 times the amount of…

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Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘risky’

Serious harm US regulator the FDA says it will take action if deceptive marketing of the “dangerous procedure with no proven benefit” continues. It says a growing number of manufacturers have been claiming the procedure can treat conditions and symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence or sexual function. “These products…

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How Trump’s abortion gag rule policy impacts the global AIDS crisis

(CNN)New findings presented last week at the 22nd International AIDS Conference reveal how President Donald Trump’s expansion of the so-called global gag rule — which restricts US health assistance funding to non-US NGOs that offer abortion services — is likely to have widescale negative effects on the fight against the…

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NHS-funded homeopathy may stop

‘No good-quality evidence’ In Bristol, the NHS homeopathic service is delivered on behalf of the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust by the Portland Centre for Integrative Medicine in Clifton. The trust says homeopathic medicine has been available in Bristol since 1852. A 2010 House of Commons report found homeopathic remedies…

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