6:00 PM Apr 10, 2015
An FDA advisory committee will meet April 9-10 to discuss a landmark proposal to correct inaccurate federal health warnings that have been misleading the public for almost 30 years.
5:00 PM Apr 8, 2015
This month we launched Healthier Tennessee Communities, an effort to bring local leaders and organizations together in a coordinated way to improve the health of our citizens and overall quality of life in our state.
4:00 PM Apr 8, 2015
On March 3, President Barack Obama took out his now infamous pen and signed the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015, fully funding DHS for the remainder of the year.
4:00 PM Apr 4, 2015
The best movie I took my daughters to see in the past year was Big Hero 6. The story is about an orphaned genius named Hiro who loses his brother Tadashi in a fire, but befriends Tadashi’s invention – a loveable healthcare robot named Baymax.
3:00 PM Apr 2, 2015
Governing is about setting priorities, and a good example of that is the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 in East Tennessee.
5:00 PM Apr 1, 2015
Since her disappearance in 2011, photos of Holly Bobo’s smiling face have accompanied tens of thousands of news stories.
5:00 PM Mar 31, 2015
The vast majority of Tennessee’s elected state legislature lists “Christian” or some Christian denomination on their personal biographies on the tn.gov website, and will not hesitate to promote that desirable personal attribute in their election bids.
6:00 PM Mar 26, 2015
“A gambit (from ancient Italian gambetto, meaning “to trip”) is a chess opening in which a player, more often White, sacrifices material, usually a pawn, with the hope of achieving a resulting advantageous position,” Edward R. Brace, “An Illustrated Dictionary of Chess.”
3:00 PM Mar 24, 2015
America is home to the sharpest scientists and boldest researchers who are every day finding cutting-edge cures, treatments, and devices to help make sick people well.
3:00 PM Mar 19, 2015
Cameras of all sorts are everywhere.
5:00 PM Mar 18, 2015
It’s getting harder and more expensive to use public records to hold government officials accountable.
4:00 PM Mar 17, 2015
Each spring for 10 years now, a vast media conspiracy has rolled across the hills and plains of this nation.
4:00 PM Mar 14, 2015
Medical tourism is big business worldwide; it’s estimated that 1 to 2 million people travel abroad for services ranging from cancer treatment to tummy tucks. But a pregnant woman who comes to the United States to give birth gets something even more valuable than medical care: U.S. citizenship for her baby.
5:00 PM Mar 13, 2015
I saw the first sign of spring today. A robin. It was dead in a snowdrift, frozen solid as a TV dinner. I saw it while I shoveled the driveway yesterday.
4:00 PM Mar 13, 2015
In August of 1990 my brother, Patrick, and I started a small product and tooling design engineering company called Precision Concepts, Inc. The business was born out of personal necessity while the country was dealing with a recession.
5:00 PM Mar 12, 2015
It seems that we are surrounded these days with proposals for expanded healthcare due to the needs of the people in our communities without some type of coverage or benefits.
4:00 PM Mar 12, 2015
Last week, the Senate took an important step to stopping a harmful rule that would take away employers’ right to free speech and jeopardize employees’ right to privacy.