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HHS Nominee Tom Price Targeted Panel That Urged Fewer Cancer Screenings

has embraced task force findings that recommend more treatment. In 2014, for example, he co-signed a letter to the HHS secretary and the Medicare administrator asking that Medicare expand its coverage for lung cancer screenings for smokers based on task f
ProPublica
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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Under fire, HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal

The question was among the most antagonistic and personally hitting for Price, who had said earlier that his father had been a "Lucky Strike smoker from World War II" who died from emphysema. "I have no idea what stocks I held in the '90s or the 2000s or
CNN
added Jan 25, 2017 17:25
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KAPLAN: 6 questions for Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s nominee to lead HHS

As a congressman, Price tried to exempt the cigar industry from the new FDA rules that require premium, hand-rolled cigars to comply with the same testing and labeling requirements that smokeless tobacco and flavored must follow. The industry opposes th
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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MOLCHAN: Rep. Tom Price’s questionable ethics make him unfit to lead HHS

He voted against regulating tobacco, an addictive substance that causes a legion of health problems, as a drug. Could that have been related to his investment in the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris and Smokeless Tobacco Company Inc.?
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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HARPER: Confirmation fight over Price is political theater

Then there’s Sen. Al Franken, who harangued Price before his committee for owning tobacco stocks while he himself currently profits from ownership of tobacco stocks.
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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GLIED/FRANK: Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful — Trump’s Pick for HHS

Price’s record demonstrates less concern for the sick, the poor, and the health of the public and much greater concern for the economic well-being of their physician caregivers...The proposed nomination of Tom Price to HHS highlights a sharp contrast betw
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:56
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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ARCHIVE: HURT: No ifs, ands or butts — FDA warning photos faked

“Some are photographs; some are illustrations,” a spokesman at the Department of Health and Human Services explained to me Tuesday when I called about the new pictures. The dead man with the zipped-up chest? “It’s not a dead body,” the spokesman assured
Washington Times
added Oct 8, 2016 00:28
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Department of Health and Human Services: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes (R01)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:46
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