The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced proposed changes to mammography standards Wednesday.Under the updated policy, mammogram providers would have to tell women if they have a common risk factor for breast cancer, among other things. These changes to the regulation, aimed at improving quality and modernizing breast cancer screening, are the first in more than 20 years, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said.RELATED READ: FDA panel to review safety of breast implants this weekAmong the proposed changes, the policy would require mammography providers to inform patients who undergo the breast cancer screening test if they have dense breast tissue, which may both warp the results of a mammogram by obscuring signs of cancer, and increase the risk of developing breast cancer in the first place. This information would be given to patients in a post-screening summary letter, along with guidance for determining future … [Read more...] about FDA proposes update to mammography regulations for first time in 20 years
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Colorado Springs investment adviser Sonja D. Comarco has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to single counts of securities fraud and theft totaling more than $1.8 million.Comarco, 47, is to serve consecutive sentences for the fraud and theft counts plus a simultaneous 20 years of probation for filing a false state income tax return. She also was ordered to pay $1.84 million in restitution to her former clients. Her pleas were part of a plea agreement, and 18th Judicial District Judge David Stevens sentenced her in September.A state grand jury had indicted her in September 2017 on six counts of securities fraud and seven counts of theft for allegedly diverting client funds for her personal use between 2013 and 2017. She used the money to pay credit card and tax debts, buy real estate and cover automobile expenses, the indictment said.The Boston-based LPL Financial fired Camarco in 2017 after an internal investigation showed that many checks had been drawn on … [Read more...] about Colorado Springs investment adviser gets 20 years for stealing $1.8 million
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Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first Democrat elected governor in the state in 20 years. Maddox favors expanding Medicaid and starting a lottery. Ivey became governor last year when Robert Bentley resigned amid a sex scandal. Ivey is running on her conservative credentials on issues such as opposing abortion and supporting gun rights. ALASKA Independent Gov. Bill Walker has challenges from the right in Republican former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy and from the left in Mark Begich, a former U.S. senator and mayor of Anchorage. The state has been wrestling with the impact of a crash in oil prices, which has made it harder to balance the state budget. Walker has addressed that by cutting the annual dividend checks that … [Read more...] about Summaries of the governor’s races on the ballot in 36 states
Dolores O'Riordan drowned in the bath after drinking an excessive amount of alcohol, a coroner has said. The 46-year-old Cranberries singer was found unconscious in a bath at the Hilton hotel in Park Lane on 15 January.Delivering a verdict of accidental death due to alcohol intoxication, Coroner Dr Shirley Radcliffe said it was a "tragic accident".The Irish singer was discovered when a maid entered room 2005, and found her submerged face-up in the bathtub wearing a pair of pyjamas and a long-sleeve vest.Her nose and mouth were underwater, and later tests showed her lungs to be waterlogged.PC Natalie Smart, who was one of the first people to enter the hotel room, said attempts to revive the singer were unsuccessful.O'Riordan was pronounced dead at 9.16am.Tests showed the singer's blood alcohol level was four times over the legal limit for driving at the time of her death.The inquest heard that five miniature bottles of alcohol - as well as a 35cl bottle of champagne - were found in her … [Read more...] about Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan drowned in bath after drinking, inquest hears