Washington, DC - Seventeen Nominations and Two Withdrawals Sent to the Senate:

Washington, DC - ONDCP Director Jim Carroll at “Turning the Tide – Improving Access to Addiction Care and Overcoming Obstacles to Parity” Event:

Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump at Presentation of Medals of Valor and Heroic Commendations:

New Orleans, Louisiana - Applying a heating pad overnight may help people with supine hypertension, a condition that causes their blood pressure to increase when they lie down including during sleep, according to preliminary results presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions. 

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday issued a discussion paper on assessing risk for weight-loss devices with varying degrees of benefits. The FDA has actively engaged stakeholders regarding how we can best ensure patients have access to safe and effective devices intended for weight loss.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission Friday issued an administrative complaint [a public version of which will be available and linked to this news release as soon as possible] seeking to block title insurance provider Fidelity National Financial, Inc.’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Stewart Information Services, alleging the merger would substantially reduce competition in state markets for title insurance underwriting for large commercial transactions, and in several local markets for title information services.