After the Department of Veterans Affairs sent an email to all employees mandating that all its health care personnel receive the COVID-19 shots, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an absurd Memorandum Opinion (memo) that completely ignores the law. NOTE: FDA EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION FDA must ensure that recipients of the vaccineContinue Reading

Public Service Campaign with Music Icon Patti LaBelle Connects Floridians With Resources to Schedule Medical Appointments for Early Cancer Detection   Millions of people delayed medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Local oncologists are participating in a new initiative encouraging Floridians to schedule potentially lifesaving cancer screenings.    Led by two nationalContinue Reading

On Friday, Director of the Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough), Dr. Douglas Holt said concerning the rise of COVID-19 cases–“By now we should have more people vaccinated and it’s very concerning that so many people have chosen to not get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe, effective and widelyContinue Reading

On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted a more than $12 million increase in Alzheimer’s and dementia funding, bringing the state’s total commitment to over $51 million for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year, furthering his strong commitment to the advancement of research needed for this disease. Florida is the only state inContinue Reading

Health officials in Alameda County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area, are now reporting out approximately 25 percent less COVID-19 deaths to reflect using the State’s death reporting definition. Aligning with the State’s definition will require Alameda County to report as COVID-19 deaths only those people who died asContinue Reading

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1500 which would ban abortions for a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, moving the measure to the state’s Health and Human Services Committee in the Senate. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf vowed to veto this bill and others, saying that is anyContinue Reading

A new study published by MedRxiv found that hydroxychloroquine and zinc treatments in patients increased COVID survival by almost three times, confirming some of the statements made by President Trump and many on social media, including now censored physicians. The study “looked at 255 COVID19 patients who required invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV)Continue Reading

A new study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic published a pre-print (not peer-reviewed) paper in medRxiv that shows that individuals with previous SARS-CoV-2 infection do not get additional benefits from vaccination. Researchers also include vaccines can be safely prioritized to those who have not been infected before. Check outContinue Reading

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Aduhelm (aducanumab) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm was approved using the accelerated approval pathway, the FDA noted, which can be used for a drug for a serious or life-threatening illness that provides a meaningful therapeutic advantage over existing treatments.Continue Reading