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Malaysia aims to add US flights after safety rating boost
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Malaysia aims to add US flights after safety rating boost

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has upgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating to Category 1, allowing the country’s carriers to expand flights to the United States after a three-year hiatus, Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said Saturday. Wee said the move will bolster tourism and economic growth in Malaysia, which opened up...

President Biden Delivers Remarks at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – The White House
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President Biden Delivers Remarks at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – The White House

President Biden Delivers Remarks at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health  The White House Post Politics Now: Biden convening first White House conference on hunger since Nixon  The Washington Post Biden Administration Unveils Strategy On Hunger, Nutrition And Health  NBC News View Full Coverage on Google News #President #Biden #Delivers #Remarks #White #House #Conference #Hunger...

Women’s health Women’s health – Mayo Clinic
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Women’s health Women’s health – Mayo Clinic

When thinking about women’s health, there’s a lot to consider. Knowing the diseases and conditions that are among the top health risks for women, such as heart disease and breast cancer, is important. But for many women, effectively managing other matters that affect daily health, such as premenstrual syndrome, birth control, fertility, menopause and more,...

Biden admin pushes for front-of-package food labels in health plan
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Biden admin pushes for front-of-package food labels in health plan

The White House announced that the Food and Drug Administration will research and propose developing a standardized, front of package food labeling system. Advocates say that FOP labels significantly help consumers avoid unhealthy food – and put pressure on companies to produce healthier products. A timeline for a standardized system in the U.S. is still uncertain....

U.S. News Guide to Medicare | Health Advice
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U.S. News Guide to Medicare | Health Advice

Sign Up for Our 3-Day Guide to Medicare Original or Advantage – or Medigap? It’s confusing. We help you get the most from your Medicare benefits. Choose the best Medicare coverage plan for you or a loved one with advice from the health editors U.S. News & World Report. #U.S #News #Guide #Medicare #Health #Advice...

Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Disease Progression in Trial
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Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Disease Progression in Trial

Eisai Co. and Biogen Inc. said their experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug significantly slowed progression of the memory-robbing disease in a large study, bolstering the drug’s prospects for approval. The pharmaceutical companies said their drug lecanemab reduced cognitive and functional decline by 27%, compared with a placebo, over 18 months in a Phase 3 study of...

Biden admin to propose nutrition labels on front of food packaging in push to improve health
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Biden admin to propose nutrition labels on front of food packaging in push to improve health

The Food and Drug Administration will research and propose a standardized front-of-package labeling system to help consumers more readily understand nutrition information, the White House said Tuesday. The proposed update to the existing setup, in which nutritional information is provided primarily on the backs of labels, is part of the Biden administration’s effort to help...

Biogen pays $900M to settle doctor kickback allegations
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Biogen pays $900M to settle doctor kickback allegations

BOSTON — Biogen has agreed to pay $900 million to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by paying kickbacks to doctors to persuade them to prescribe its multiple sclerosis drugs, federal prosecutors said. The agreement announced Monday settles a whistleblower lawsuit brought by former Biogen employee Michael Bawduniak, according to a statement from the...