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  • House repeals medical device tax that pays for health care reform

    House repeals medical device tax that pays for health care reform
    As part of the Republicans' effort to handicap the Democrats' health care reform law, the House voted Thursday afternoon to repeal a new 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales intended to offset the law's cost. With Pennsylvania a hub for medical device...
  • FDA Reform Bill to improve drug safety, reduce drug shortages

    FDA Reform Bill to improve drug safety, reduce drug shortages
    Last week, the U.S. Senate approved the FDA Safety and Innovation Act 92-4. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennett praised it for creating "a process to get new life-saving treatments to patients faster." The bill includes provisions to improve drug safety, bring...
  • Romney visits Costa Mesa

    Romney visits Costa Mesa
    Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's health-care reforms and other regulations that some small businesses find burdensome during a campaign stop Monday at a Costa Mesa manufacturing plant. The presumptive Republican nominee, who met with business...
  • Western 'RoboDoves' soaring in robotics

    Western 'RoboDoves' soaring in robotics
    Each member of the Western High School Robotics team brings a range of individual strengths that help them compete, everything from a knack for maneuvering a remote control to extraordinary math and science skills. But, they say, they also have a...
  • Not just rice cakes any longer for those who eat gluten-free

     
    Wandering around the Natural Products Expo West this weekend in Anaheim was a little like walking through a supersize Whole Foods market where everything was available for sampling. That is to say, it was crowded and overwhelming. Among the trends......
  • On health care law's birthday, Dent and Toomey join forces against medical device tax

     
    Individually Rep. Charlie Dent and Sen. Pat Toomey have decried the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical device manufactuers that will go into effect in 2013 as part of the health care reform law. As the law turns one-year-old Wednesday,......
  • FDA proposes regulation of mobile healthcare apps

     
    The Food and Drug Admisitration has introduced a proposal that would allow it to regulate smartphone and tablet apps that relate to health and medical needs. The FDA on Tuesday said it would seek "input on its proposed oversight approach for certain...
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Pat Toomey says regs kill jobs; Obama says new jobs his top priority

     
    Pat Toomey says Obama has made the bad economy worse with his policies; Obama blames Congress for fractious politics....
  • Adams, Brown, Mica, Nugent, Posey, Webster – What have they done?

     
    Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's¬†Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them:¬†”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....
  • Stinky L.A. smell tied to dead fish in the Salton Sea, officials say

     
    Regional air-quality managers on Tuesday said that the rotten egg odor that hit Southern California on Monday came from dead fish in the Salton Sea. Air samples collected in the Coachella Valley, near the Salton Sea and elsewhere clinched inspectors&#...
  • Salton Sea confirmed as cause of nasty Southland odor

     
    Regional air-quality managers on Tuesday said that inspectors had cracked the mystery of the epic stink that descended over much of Southern California. They confirmed that the rotten egg odor traveled about 150 miles from the Salton Sea to Los......