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CDC extends ban on cruising through October after White House reportedly overrules longer extension

Florida, Port of Miami, Row of cruise ships docked, non-essential business due to Coronavirus. Jeff Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday extended its ban on passenger cruising from U.S. ports through Oct. 31 after the White House reportedly overruled calls for a further suspension. … Read More »

Jimmy Carter admits son smoked pot with Willie Nelson on White House roof

Former President Carter admits in a new documentary that one of his sons smoked pot with Willie Nelson on the roof of the White House. Carter, 95, was asked about the legendary country crooner’s previous accounts of puffing on a “big fat Austin torpedo’’ atop 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in the doc “Jimmy Carter: Rock &… Read More »

How to cope if someone if your house is suffering from coronavirus at home

Having someone in a family or shared home with Covid-19 poses big risks to other people living there. So are there any things you can do to curb the spread? Paul Little and colleagues from Southampton University offer some advice in the British Medical Journal. Most people with mild-moderate Covid-19 are nursed at home, which… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »