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Michael Cutrone: Watchdog Report Finds Former Pentagon Official Created Toxic Work Environment | CNN Politics

The US Air Force Staff Sergeant. Jackie Sanders/DOD/DVIDS Cnn A newly released Defense Department Inspector General investigation found that a former senior Pentagon executive berated and belittled subordinates, cursed at them, made some employees cry, and generally created a toxic work environment. Michael Cutrone served as principal deputy and assistant secretary of defense for international… Read More »

Merck sues Biden administration over Medicare drug pricing talks

Merck is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over Medicare’s new powers to reduce drug prices under the Inflation Reduction Act. In a scathing complaint filed in federal district court, Merck criticized the negotiation process as a “false” and “amounting to extortion.” Merck has asked the US District Court for the District of… Read More »

Biden Administration Announces Clean Hydrogen Goal to Reduce Global Warming Pollution by 10% by 2050 | CNN Politics

Lauren Petracca/Bloomberg/Getty Images Hydrogen tanks in a storage area at the Constellation Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Scriba, New York on May 9. Cnn The Biden administration on Monday announced a goal of producing 50 million tons of clean hydrogen fuel by 2050, a roadmap that, if successful, will reduce about 10 percent of… Read More »

What drugs have replaced opioid painkillers? The answers may surprise you

If you go to the doctor complaining of pain, don’t be surprised if your doctor prescribes anti-epileptic drugs, or an antidepressant, or even plain old Tylenol or ibuprofen. As healthcare providers move away from addictive opioid painkillers, other classes of drugs with pain-relieving properties are filling the gap. A Buffalo News review of nearly 10… Read More »