In August, headlines began appearing that Iceland had “eliminated” Down syndrome. Left unmentioned was how: abortion. Women in Iceland abort nearly all of the babies that test positive for Down syndrome in the womb.
The FDA has issued new regulations on the manufacture and sale of e-cigarette products. Asserting its authority under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the FDA on May 5 began defining e-cigarettes as tobacco products and shops that mix their own e-liquid as tobacco manufacturers
The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new rules for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer some protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated
Democratic Rep. John Delaney is airing the first general election television ad in his bid for a second term, focusing on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that has become his signature legislative effort, campaign aides said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama used a speech Thursday in Maryland to lay blame for the government shutdown squarely on House Speaker John A. Boehner and warned that the economic consequences of Washington's latest budget battle would soon grow more severe.
Seven months into his first term, Rep. John Delaney of Maryland is charting a centrist course in a Congress bitterly divided by partisan politics. The effort, observers say, could be crucial in determining whether the Democrat will win re-election in 2014.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, the Western Maryland Republican who is fighting to defend his House seat in the state's 6th District, has brought a well-known political aide on board to run what is likely to be one of the most closely watched House campaigns in the nation.