Stories tagged: Department of Health and Human Services
Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
Court: Government can’t block immigrant teens from abortion
A federal court in Washington told the Trump administration Friday that the government can’t interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Trump tells March for Life: ‘We are with you all the way’
President Donald Trump on Friday delivered new support to the anti-abortion movement he once opposed, telling thousands of activists demonstrating in the annual March for Life, “We are with you …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
More U.S. kids in foster care; parental drug abuse a factor
The number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for the fourth year in a row, with substance abuse by parents a major factor, according to new …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant
A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
HHS nominee Price sees ‘access’ to coverage as health reform goal
Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services and one of Congress’s most vehement critics of the Affordable Care Act, told …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Senator renews scrutiny of pharmaceutical ties on federal panel
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry came to serve on a panel that advises …
Sun., March 24, 2013
Eastern State Hospital chief steps down
Connie Wilmot is out as the CEO of Eastern State Hospital four months after one patient strangled another patient and the hospital temporarily lost its accreditation. Wilmot accepted another position …