HHS

Federal investigators have searched the offices of Proove Biosciences, Stat News reports.

Surgeon General Out

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.

Price Confirmed

The US Senate confirms Representative Tom Price as health secretary in a late-night vote, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Rep. Tom Price, the pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, bought stock in a pharma firm at a special price.

Questions for Price

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.

The Wall Street Journal says President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services traded medical company stock while supporting legislation affecting such firms.

Funding and Spending

Nature News looks into health secretary pick Tom Price's views on research funding.

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, the New York Times reports.

Pages

Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.