The latest news in the world that you need to know are the following:
The United States Senate has passed a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA is the law that was signed into effect by President Obama in 2010. It is also known as Obamacare. The bill passed by the Senate will now go to the House of Representatives where it will be reviewed. If the bill passes, it will go to the President for his signature. The current law is set to expire at the end of this year.
The House of Representatives has approved a bill to fund the government through September 30, 2017.
No matter what happens in the Senate, the bill must be passed by both chambers of Congress and then signed by the President before it can become law.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether the federal government can require people to buy health insurance or face penalties. The case is called King v. Burwell. It is being heard by the court because of a provision in the ACA that requires individuals who do not get coverage through an employer to buy insurance through the marketplace.
In other news, a new study has found that the number of people in the U.S. who have diabetes has increased by more than 50 percent since 1980. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
No matter what you think about the legislation, this is good news for those who are worried about the future of the federal government. The bill does not include funding for the border wall, but it does fund some other projects. The border wall is one of President Trump’s major campaign promises.
A new study has found that over 20% of all prescription drugs are counterfeit. This means that they are fake and have been made without any FDA approval. The report states that there are an estimated 10 million counterfeit drugs in the United States.
A new study has found that more than half of all patients in the United States have used medical marijuana. The study was conducted by the University of Michigan and the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
No matter what happens with the healthcare bill, the federal government will remain funded until September 30th. The government will shut down if Congress does not pass a bill before then.
In other news, the FDA has approved a new drug to treat a rare form of cancer. The drug, called pembrolizumab, is a type of antibody. It works by blocking a protein on tumor cells. It is being used to treat patients with advanced melanoma. It is not yet available to patients.
The Senate has confirmed Andrew Puzder as the next Secretary of Labor. He is currently the CEO of CKE Restaurants. The Senate voted 51-48 to confirm him.