A San Pablo, CA resident has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison for filing tax returns using the identities of deceased individuals and stealing social security and refund checks destined for other individuals.
In the U.S. study of more than 6,000 white, African-American and Hispanic women ages 63 to 99, researchers reported significantly lower risk of death in those who were active at levels only slightly higher than what defines being sedentary.
The Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Under the agreement the Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP), also known as Angola, will remove barriers to access for inmates, employees, and visitors with disabilities.
President Donald Trump has nominated attorney Alex Azar to replace recently ousted Tom Price as secretary of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department. Azar, 50, is a former George W. Bush administration official who served as deputy secretary of HHS before spending nearly a decade as a senior executive at pharmaceuticals giant Eli Lilly & Co.
The most comprehensive data on US donor-advised funds (DAFs) reveals grants from DAFs to qualified non-profits grew 16.9 percent to a record $15.07 billion. DAFs remain the fastest-growing giving vehicle in the US with 285,000 individual donor-advised fund accounts, a 2.6 percent increase from the prior year.
The U.S. health care system lacks the capacity to rapidly move a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease from approval into wide clinical use, a shortcoming that could leave millions of people without access to transformative care if such a breakthrough occurs, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
The Senate Finance Committee tax bill, like the Republican tax framework released in September and the House Ways and Means Committee tax bill, would drive up deficits by $1.5 trillion over the next decade and give very large tax cuts to the wealthiest households and profitable corporations but only token help to millions of low-income working families, say analysts at the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities (CBPP)