Patient who refused COVID vaccine was denied a heart transplant

This family photo shows D.J. Ferguson initially being treated at Milford, Mass., Regional Medical Center. Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston is defending itself after Ferguson’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Tracey Ferguson file photo/via AP hide caption toggle caption Tracey Ferguson file photo/via AP…

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Tennessee’s Cooper decides to retire after map divides Nashville

Democrat Rep. Jim Cooper, who has served in the House for more than 32 years, announced his retirement Tuesday, hours after Republican lawmakers in Tennessee approved a redistricting plan that carves up his Nashville-area district. “Despite my strength at the polls, I could not stop the General Assembly from dismembering Nashville,” he wrote in a statement…

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Hospitals Press Congress for More $$ to Address Staffing Shortages

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is calling on Congress to provide additional funding to help manage workforce shortages and respond to rising costs of labor and equipment. In a letter sent last week, the AHA pressed Congress to “immediately distribute” leftover dollars in the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), and asked for an additional $25 billion…

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Deputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said in an interview with CNN on Tuesday that the Department of Justice is investigating fake electors supporting former President Trump during the 2020 presidential election. Fake documents were sent to the National Archives in December alleging electors for the Electoral College supported Trump in seven states President BidenJoe BidenFox News reporter…

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