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Some Americans with ‘long Covid’ may qualify for federal disability resources, Biden says

U.S. President Joe Biden signs a proclamation on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as (L-R) artist Tyree Brown, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), former Rep. Tony Coelho (D-CA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on in the Rose Garden of… Read More »

Biden Should Extend a “Public Option” as a Message to “Health Care Royalists”

By MIKE MAGEE In this world of political theatrics, with Democratic legislators from Texas forced into exodus to preserve voters’ rights, and Tucker Carlson rantings about Rep. Eric Swalwell riding shirtless on a camel in Qatar streaming relentlessly, Americans can be excused if they missed a substantive and historic news event last week. On Friday,… Read More »

Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Biden Administration Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes The move has been long sought by public health and civil rights groups, after decades of marketing aimed at Black smokers. Menthol cigarettes on a shelf in Brooklyn.Credit…Bryan Thomas for The New York Times… Read More »

Lawmakers urge Biden to back ‘moral’ patent waiver to speed vaccine access

The groups delivered a petition signed by two million people, adding to separate letters already sent to US President Joe Biden by a group of senators, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, nearly 100 members of the House and 60 former heads of state and 100 Nobel Prize winners. Senator Bernie Sanders said it was… Read More »