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US Supreme Court says Flint officials are not immune to being sued over water crisis

US Supreme Court clears the way for Michigan citizens to sue over the Flint water crisis by turning away officials’ appeal claiming they are ‘immune’ to charges Between 2014 and 2015, residents of Flint were exposed to drinking water contaminated with lead Thousands have sued, but city and state officials argued they should be immune from… Read More »

This is ‘the most important decision’ the FDA will make in 2020, says analyst

The Food and Drug Administration‘s call on whether to approve Biogen‘s experimental Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab, will be the “most important decision” the federal regulator will make in 2020, Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal said Friday. When asked if he thought the FDA would approve the drug, Gal said, “Yes.” “[But] you’ve got to be cautious about… Read More »

Pete Frates, inspiration behind ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge,’ dies at age 34, family says

Pete Frates, the man who inspired thousands to participate in the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge,” which raised over $ 220 million for ALS research, has died at age 34, his family said. In a statement released to Boston College, Frates was remembered for his “heroic battle with ALS.” “Today Heaven received our angel: Peter Frates.… Read More »