American Medical Association joins other major groups in opposing Senate health bill

(CNN)The largest association of doctors in the country, the American Medical Association is joining many of the nation's leading medical and advocacy groups in voicing its opposition to the latest version of the Republican health care bill. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the AMA's CEO James Madara wrote, "Medicine...

What a Trump-Branded Federal Reserve Might Look Like

The author is the professor of practice and senior director of the Oregon Economic Forum at the University of Oregon and the author of Tim Duy's Fed Watch.President-elect Donald Trump has the opportunity to remake the Federal Reserve.Or does he? And if he does, what would it look like?Trump has opinions on monetary policy and they resemble many of his...

Should you tough out agony or take analgesics?

( CNN) You're in pain, and your doctor wants you to give you a heavy-duty medication like OxyContin or Vicodin or Percocet. Should you take it? On the one side, you're ache. Truly hurting. But on the other hand, you're alarmed. You've heard how hazardous these prescription opioid doses can be -- that roughly two million Americans either abused...

Self-employed ‘now paying less than in 1995 ‘ – BBC News

Image copyright Christopher Furlong Image caption Self-employed employees such as hairdressers have recognized their wages crushed in recent years Average compensations for self-employed craftsmen are lower than in 1994 -9 5, investigates say.The Resolution Foundation said that while the UK's self-employed personnel had grown by 45% since 2001 -0 2, their...

Lester Holt: 1, President Trump: 0 in Businesslike Grilling on Russia& Comey

Lester Holt subdued the word on Thursday, and the media-political complex bowed down and declared his sovereignty.The NBC Nightly News fastens appease and businesslike grilling of President Donald Trump about his sudden and mortal sacking of FBI Director James Comey, among other embarrassing themes that are besetting Trumps 113 -day-old presidency, guided is not simply Holts...

Rolling Papers inspect- marijuana documentary gives moderate chatter

Following Denver Post pot editor Ricardo Baca through Colorado, with a detour to Uruguay, this movie is as slight and diverting as a one-skin jointIn Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Utah, people suffering from convulsions, glaucoma or cancer can receive a prison sentence if caught with marijuana, despite its numerous noted medical facets. In Colorado, which shares a border...