GOP House to Investigate Biden's Doctor; Record-Breaking Heat; Emhoff Has COVID

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House Republicans are opening an investigation and with President Biden's physician Kevin O'Connor, DO, in the wake of Biden's debate performance. (Politico)

Meanwhile, an expert in Parkinson's disease has eight times since August 2023, according to visitor logs. (The Guardian)

An unrelenting heat wave and led to the death of a motorcyclist in Death Valley; the East Coast is also trapped in its hold. (AP)

COVID cases are rising in with rates nearing the the peak of this past winter's wave. (CBS News)

Lawmakers in Delaware passed a bill ; the bill awaits the governor's signature. (STAT)

Former Social Security Administration Inspector General Gail Ennis by hampering an investigation into her management of an anti-fraud program, a federal committee said. (Washington Post)

Second gentleman , on Saturday. (The Hill)

Nine confirmed cases of have been documented so far this year, and disease experts suggest that count is unusual for this point in the summer. (NBC News)

These five adults had the measles and survived; here are . (Washington Post)

The FDA ordered a medical center in Florida to after the agency found they weren't meeting federal standards. (NBC 6 South Florida)

Nurse practitioners in Texas are , but the Texas Medical Association is fighting back. (Fort Worth Report)

Medicare launched GUIDE, an in which the government will pay to support caregivers of people with dementia and connect each family to a care coordinator. (NPR)

An advocacy group in Arkansas garnered enough signatures for a up to 18 weeks. (The Hill)

A Connecticut federal judge brought by Boehringer Ingelheim claiming Medicare's drug price negotiation program is unconstitutional. (Pharmaphorum)

Why is it hard to imagine the was a serial killer? (The Guardian)

Some doctors aren't talking about death with . (The Atlantic)

The FDA (Vabysmo) to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, Roche said.

Former Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said and had a successful lumpectomy last week. (The Hill)