BBB Tip: Buying a Home Security System

Millions of homeowners seek to secure their homes, families, and belongings with a home security system (often called a burglar alarm). Better Business Bureau has received hundreds of thousands of inquiries from consumers researching security system companies.

BBB has also received many complaints from consumers about less-than-ethical companies attempting to get them to switch their alarm service.… Read full story

NIH Clinical Trial Testing Remdesivir Plus Interferon Beta-1a for COVID-19 Treatment Begins

A randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of a treatment regimen consisting of the antiviral remdesivir plus the immunomodulator interferon beta-1a in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun. The study, called the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial 3 (ACTT 3), is anticipated to enroll more than 1,000 hospitalized adults with COVID-19 at as many as 100 sites in the United States and abroad.… Read full story

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Approves Brown’s Veteran Debt Legislation

Brown’s Bipartisan Bill Would Prevent VA from Collecting Veteran Debt Due to Department’s Delays

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (SVAC) passed the Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time (SHIELD) for Veterans Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation that creates new protections for veterans when they receive an overpayment from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), resulting in veteran or VA beneficiary debt.

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