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UC Berkeley Adds Laser Hair Removal to Student Health Plan for Transgender Students

Starting August 1st, the UC Berkeley student health insurance program will be adding laser hair removal as a covered item... The post UC Berkeley Adds Laser Hair Removal to Student Health Plan for Transgender Students appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Protestors Are Putting a 'Pro-Life Jumbotron' Outside Kentucky's Only Abortion Clinic

This week in women's health care: anti-abortion protests in Kentucky, a potential Obamacare repeal, family planning program cuts, and more.

What You Need to Know About the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services Bill

While we continue to marshal our efforts protecting the Affordable Care Act, HRC is also fighting for the money needed to maintain the landmark health law, and for many other vital health care programs. On Wednesday, the House Appropriations...Show More Summary

Could slot machines be the key to more effective HIV testing?

A new Yale School of Public Health study found that slot machines, or "one-armed bandits," may offer a clue to how AIDS programs can better locate persons living with undiagnosed HIV infection.

The Trump Administration Has Quietly Cut More Than $213 Million From Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

More than 80 organizations will lose Obama-era grants from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Justice shares coverage concerns in health overhaul

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he's worried about future health coverage for 175,000 West Virginians in the expanded Medicaid program, but he believes Republicans and Democrats will "get it … Click to Continue »

MyFiziq Wants To Measure Up In The Fitness Biz

Local start up MyFiziq wants to change the way we measure the progress of our exercise and diet programs. By using your smartphone camera and measuring over 70,000 data points on the body, they claim to be so accurate the health, insurance and fitness markets are interested in buying or leasing the tech. More »      

Trump's sabotage of Obamacare runs very deep

Campaign Action The taxpayer dollars you are sending to Washington, D.C., to help people get health insurance coverage are actually being used by the Trump administration to destroy the very program that would achieve that goal. Does...Show More Summary

Report links USGov global health funding to thousands of US jobs, millions lives saved

(Burness) President Trump's proposal to slash public investments in the fight against global threats such as malaria, Ebola and AIDS would imperil programs that generate thousands of jobs in the United States, as they deliver breakthrough...Show More Summary

A mission without borders

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) Originally designed to address the growing 21st-century concern regarding pediatric obesity, the program has evolved into a platform of international communication that has grown past merely health and fitness. This year alone, 38 countries have united under the Mission X banner.

Pence is Right: Single-Payer Could Be The Death of Charlie Gard

Robert Klitzman, director of a masters program in bioethics at Columbia University, says Mike Pence’s comments on Charlie Gard are “alarming” because they seek to “undermine single-payer health systems.” Pence “politicized a tragic story,” Klitzman said, when the vice president told Rush Limbaugh “the American people ought to reflect on the fact that for all the talk […]

Maryland counties expand needle exchange programs to protect public health

Needle programs could be up and running by the end of the year or early next year.

Judge dismisses suit against Kansas sexual predator program

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Kansas sex offenders confined indefinitely in a state program for post-prison mental health treatment. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ruled … Click to Continue »

Certification program to expand response capability for vector-borne disease outbreaks

(Entomological Society of America) Soon, the public health community will be better equipped to respond to outbreaks of diseases spread by mosquitoes and other arthropod vectors, thanks to a contract awarded to the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Show More Summary

Mayo Foundation Journalist Residency: Behind the Scenes in Surgery

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 14, 2017 Surgery is one of the most rapidly advancing medical specialties and most-used services in health care. In this five-day fellowship program sponsored by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education...Show More Summary

Trump makes good on a threat to kill teen pregnancy prevention programs

Experts in teen pregnancy prevention were nervously holding their breaths as the Trump Administration stocked key positions at the Dept. of Health and Human Services with advocates of ineffective abstinence-only sex education programs and opponents of birth control. Now their fears have proven...

Bill Frist to Congress: Stand up for nature. Don't starve EPA and conservation programs.

4 days agoNews : USAToday: News

I worry about the health of our people, our natural resources and our government institutions. Investing in nature would put us on a stronger path.        

The Trump administration has quietly cut more than $213 million from teen pregnancy prevention programs

Without much warning, the Trump administration has gutted nearly $214 million from teen pregnancy prevention programs across the country. More than 80 organizations will lose Obama-era grants from the US Department of Health and Human...Show More Summary

Trump Administration Suddenly Pulls Plug on Teen Pregnancy Programs

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

By Jane Kay / Reveal News Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (pictured) and other top Trump appointees are outspoken opponents of federal funding for birth control, advocating abstinence rather than contraception.

The Trump administration says a new plan will cut drug prices. It’s not that simple

When the Trump administration unveiled a new Medicare proposal this week to cut payments to hospitals as part of a drug reimbursement program, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price called the plan a “significant step toward fulfilling...Show More Summary

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