Washington, DC - Americans rely on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make sure our food supply is the safest in the world. The FDA is responsible for helping oversee about 80 percent of the nation’s food supply. Making sure that we continue to modernize our food safety system and advance our work in the important area of nutrition is a high priority of mine.

Washington, DC - JILA scientists have invented a new imaging technique that produces rapid, precise measurements of quantum behavior in an atomic clock in the form of near-instant visual art.

Dallas, Texas - Scientists have discovered a potential new pathway to treat the harmful effect of cocaine on the cardiovascular system, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Embassy in Havana has operated under ordered departure status since September 29, 2017, due to health attacks affecting U.S. Embassy Havana employees. It will reach the maximum allowable days in departure status on March 4.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo for the Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration directing the DEA to evaluate and consider whether or not to amend its regulations governing the aggregate production quota where appropriate as expeditiously as practicable, including through a potential interim final rule. This is in response to studies indicating that the United States is an outlier in the number of opioid prescriptions issued each year.

Washington, DC - “The U.S. economy made a spectacular comeback in 2017. But the country still faces the prospect of fiscal Armageddon if we don’t cut spending and check the out-of-control National Debt,” says Dam Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.