November 2, 2021
State Psychiatric Facilities Face Severe Staffing Shortages
Across the country, psychiatric facilities are dealing with a backlog in beds.
New blood donor policy opens doors, raises questions for PrEP users
New FDA rules are meant to make it easier for gay men to donate blood, but advocates say one rule continues to exclude some potential donors.
New York City outlaws discrimination on the basis of weight, height
The mayor signed legislation passed by city lawmakers that would add protected categories for height and weight.
DEA revokes license of drug distributor over opioid crisis failures
The DEA acknowledged that the time it took to issue its final decision was "longer than typical for the agency."
Parents charged after 7 kids found in home with rats, lock on fridge
The home was littered with garbage and feces. All seven children were found in poor health.
California man wins $1 million during gas station coffee run
His gut told him to buy a $10 scratch-off ticket.
Debt ceiling: What's in, what's out of the deal to avert US default
After an agreement in principle was reached, negotiators are racing to finalize the bill’s text.