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Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.
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The legislation aims to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove poor-performing employees and to promote whistle-blowing. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/...
U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil
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The decision by the Department of Agriculture, citing safety concerns, is a blow to Brazil’s meat industry, which is reeling from bribery accusations. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/...
Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say
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Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/...
Anthem Will Exit Health Insurance Exchange in Ohio
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The decision by the for-profit Blue Cross/Blue Shield to leave the Obamacare markets in 2018 will leave about 13,000 people without an insurer. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/...
Update: At Airports, Making Travel Easier for Autistic Passengers
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Airlines, organizations and airports have introduced programs to reduce the stress felt by travelers with autism spectrum disorder. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/13/...
The New Health Care: There’s No Magical Savings in Showing Prices to Doctors
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Informing physicians of the cost of a test, drug or scan tends not to affect whether they order them for their patients, research shows. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/12/...
Global Health: The High-Tech Device That’s Like a Bouncer for Mosquitoes
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New traps that use infrared beams to identify insects are helping researchers capture more of the disease-carrying insects they need. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/...
Isabelle Rapin, Who Advanced Concept of an Autism Spectrum, Dies at 89
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The Swiss-born neurologist is credited with modernizing the understanding of autism’s causes and popularizing use of the term “autism spectrum disorder.” www.nytimes.com/2017/06/09/...
Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product
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Despite limited evidence to prove its drug works, the maker of Vivitrol has used political connections and marketing to push for its use for detoxing. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/11/...
Does Your Pet Need an Eye Doctor?
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Veterinarians specialized in vision problems are few, but some conditions ailing dogs and other animals can be treated. www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/...