Following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey decisions, states across the country are moving to ban abortions. Some health care experts say the moves create confusing and uncertain implications for reproductive care and could create legal risks for providers.
Despite the rising number of monkeypox cases worldwide, the World Health Organization has so far decided against calling the outbreak an international public health emergency—instead describing it as an "evolving health threat." But experts say the U.S. outbreak is bigger than reported, and CDC is developing a protocol to expand access to the monkeypox vaccine.
President Joe Biden on Saturday signed a bipartisan gun reform bill into law, marking the "most significant" gun safety legislation in three decades—a move physician, nurse, and hospital groups across the nation praised as a "meaningful" step to address gun violence as a public health crisis.
On Tuesday, a panel of experts will advise FDA on whether an updated vaccine should target a version of the omicron variant—a move that would have federal regulators decide exactly which formulation to use this fall.
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Juul would be allowed to keep its products on the market while it appeals FDA's sales ban, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and Virginia.
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