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Suspect shouted “Where is Nancy?” before assaulting Pelosi’s husband at home, source says
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Suspect shouted “Where is Nancy?” before assaulting Pelosi’s husband at home, source says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband was attacked with a hammer by an intruder who broke into the Pelosis' San Francisco home early Friday morning and shouted at Paul Pelosi, "Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy," before assaulting him, according to a source briefed on the assault.Later Friday, Paul Pelosi "underwent successful surgery to repair a skull fracture and serious injuries to his right arm and hands" from the attack, according to the speaker's office. The speaker's office added that Paul Pelosi's doctors expect him to make a full recovery.   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured with her husband, Paul Pelosi, on Capitol Hill on January 3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Zach Gibson / Getty Images ...
Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and other U.S. politicians condemn attack on Paul Pelosi
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Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and other U.S. politicians condemn attack on Paul Pelosi

U.S. political leaders, are condemning the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul Pelosi, after a suspect broke into their San Francisco residence Friday morning and "violently assaulted" him, according to a spokesperson for the House speaker.Sources told CBS News that the intruder confronted Paul Pelosi, shouting, "Where is Nancy, where is Nancy?" San Francisco Police Chief William Scott said officers quickly responded to the scene and found the suspect, identified as 42-year-old David Wayne Depape of nearby Berkeley, attacking Paul Pelosi with a hammer.Reactions poured in on social media from lawmakers across the political spectrum. "Horrified and disgusted by the reports that Paul Pelosi was assaulted in his and Speaker Pelosi's ...
What do retail and pharmacy have in common? How RFID technology can serve as part of a comprehensive solution to diversion
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What do retail and pharmacy have in common? How RFID technology can serve as part of a comprehensive solution to diversion

Retail and pharmacy – two very different industries that, on the surface, might not appear to have much in common. However, the two fields have found a use for an emerging technology to solve very similar problems. Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is an incredibly valuable resource that has been introduced in the retail space to track inventory and detect and deter theft. Now, RFID is bringing immense value to the healthcare space,continuing to show promise and results, especially when incorporated into a comprehensive drug diversion prevention program. RFID technology uses wireless communication and radio waves to identify and track items and equipment. RFID tags can store a significant amount of data, whether it be a single serial number or several pages of material. Wi...
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin faces recall amid Tuesday’s primary elections
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San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin faces recall amid Tuesday’s primary elections

There are 10 statewide primary elections taking place in California on Tuesday but all eyes will be on San Francisco as voters there will be deciding whether to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin, one of the country's most progressive top prosecutors.Supporters of the recall have raised over $7 million and outspent Boudin 2-1 on a high-profile campaign that could have implications for reform-minded DAs in other parts of the country. Proponents claim Boudin — a longtime public defender — isn't prosecuting criminals aggressively and say his approach to executing progressive policies is putting the safety of residents at risk. The few polls on the recall race suggest Boudin is in trouble and could lose his seat. But his team maintains this is a Republican-led effort that wouldn't h...
The new paradigm in drug development: Why platform technology is the solution patients and payers need
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The new paradigm in drug development: Why platform technology is the solution patients and payers need

We are living in a dynamic time of drug development and innovation with many beneficiaries—the most important being the patient. These developments include everything from exciting gene therapies for rare diseases to mRNA technology that allowed the development of the COVID vaccine in record time. Yet we are facing significant challenges as well. There is a global call for more equitable pricing and broader access—especially for the newer innovative treatments. How can we as healthcare leaders answer that call? How can we work with our stakeholders to ensure that the system can effectively support new innovations so that the most important stakeholder—the patient—will benefit? Collaboration and partnerships In answering the call, we must focus our attention on where it has the most impa...