Imperial Valley News Center
ONDCP Director Jim Carroll at “Turning the Tide – Improving Access to Addiction Care and Overcoming Obstacles to Parity” Event
- Written by Office of National Drug Control Policy
Washington, DC - ONDCP Director Jim Carroll at “Turning the Tide – Improving Access to Addiction Care and Overcoming Obstacles to Parity” Event:
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump at Presentation of Medals of Valor and Heroic Commendations:
Providing clarity and transparency on how the FDA evaluates benefits and risks of weight-loss devices
- Written by IVN
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.
- Written by Laura Ost
Gaithersburg, Maryland - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new type of sensor that uses atoms to receive commonly used communications signals. This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers, among other possible advantages.
- Written by AHA
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.
FTC Challenges Proposed $1.2 Billion Merger of Title Insurance Providers Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and Stewart Information Services Corporation
- Written by IVN
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.
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