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HRC Marks Victory for Older LGB Americans; HHS to Restore Sexual Orientation Question in Key Survey

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration on Community Living (ACL) proposed a single change to the 2017 National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP) —the removal of a question relating to sexual orientation. Show More Summary

Pro-Life Congressional Bill Urges NIH to Stop Killing Human Beings in Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Republican Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today joined with Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) to introduce a bipartisan bill to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to prioritize life-affirming stem cell research with near-term benefits for human patients and to refrain from creating or destroying human […]

Was House health care bill ‘mean?’ HHS secretary won’t say

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Thursday refused to say if he agreed with President Donald Trump’s claim that the Republican-authored House health care bill passed last month was … Click to Continue »

Academic Articles Dating Back to the 1950s Show the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

Donald Trump’s recent appointment of Charmaine Yoest to a position within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) received considerable media coverage. Yoest, who once served as President of Americans United for Life (AUL), a prominent beltway pro-life group, has stated on previous occasions that abortion increases the risk of breast cancer. This position […]

Health and Human Services adds another pro-life stalwart

The new chief of staff for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS is a leader in abstinence education.

Capitol Hill Dems, HHS Secretary Price Trade Jabs On HHS Budget

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

In back-to-back appearances on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price sparred with Democrats over the Trump administration’s budget cuts for his department and coming tr...

President Trump Names Abstinence Education Leader to Top Post at HHS Department

The Department of Health and Human Services is shaping up to be a huge headache for the radical Left. This week, the administration is adding another solidly pro-life, pro-abstinence leader to a roster that’s already a who’s who of the conservative movement. Valerie Huber, a longtime leader in sexual risk avoidance circles, is taking a […]

Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets high HHS post

A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative … Click to Continue »

President Who Bragged About Extramarital Sex Appoints Top Abstinence Advocate to HHS

Donald Trump has appointed another foe of evidence-based health information to the Department of Health and Human Services. Valerie Huber, a longtime leader of abstinence-only education advocacy groups, will be the chief of staff to the assistant secretary of health, who manages the Office of Adolescent Health among other HHS offices.

Mylan may have overcharged taxpayers by $1.27 billion for EpiPens, HHS says

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Mylan may have overcharged taxpayers as much as $1.27 billion over 10 years for its signature EpiPens, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services’s watchdog. The pharmaceutical company has been in hot water for potentially misclassifying their...

Mylan may have overcharged U.S. for EpiPen by $1.27 billion: HHS

3 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may have overpaid drugmaker Mylan N.V. by as much as $1.27 billion between 2006 and 2016 for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, the Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednes...

Media Trashes Trump HHS Nominee Charmaine Yoest for Noting Abortion is Linked to Breast Cancer

Charmaine Yoest, the former president of Americans United for Life and President Donald Trump’s nominee for assistant secretary of public affairs for Department of Health and Human Services, holds a perfectly reasonable position about the link between abortion and breast cancer. So, of course, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other left-leaning outlets […]

Journalist Jailed For Questioning HHS Secretary Says He Was Just Doing His Job

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The West Virginia journalist who was arrested after shouting questions last week at Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Tuesday that he’s surprised by the attention his case has received. Dan Heyman, a Public News Service...Show More Summary

Trump’s New HHS Official Charmaine Yoest Is a Major Transphobe

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Charmaine Yoest, the recently appointed assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, was already noted for virulently anti-choice views, having run an organization that aggressively sought to roll back aborti… Read The post Trump’s New HHS Official Charmaine Yoest Is a Major Transphobe appeared first on Towleroad.

Tom Price Praises West Virginia Police After Journalist Is Arrested for Asking Questions

After a reporter was arrested for asking HHS secretary Tom Price a question, Price commends the police. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price issued praise to the police officers in West Virginia for “doing what they thought was appropriate,” when they arrested a journalist who was attempting to ask him a question, according to Stat News. Show More Summary

What I Told HHS Secretary Tom Price About the 340B Drug Pricing Program

Last Friday, I had the privilege of meeting with Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price. I was invited to meet with Secretary Price for one of his listening sessions with industry experts and stakeholders. I appreciated...Show More Summary

West Virginia Reporter Arrested For Yelling Question At HHS Secretary

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Dan Heyman of the Public News Service was attempting to question Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about pre-existing conditions. He was handcuffed and charged with a misdemeanor.

Journalist Arrested for Asking HHS Secretary a Question

Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post: As Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price walked through a hallway Tuesday in the West Virginia state capitol, veteran reporter Dan Heyman followed alongside him, holding up his phone to Price while attempting to ask him a question. Show More Summary

Grassley, Chaffetz Send Fiery Response To HHS Memo They Say Chills Whistleblowing

last monthHealth : The Checkup

Two influential Republican congressmen are blasting a Department of Health and Human Services memo to division heads as a “potentially illegal and unconstitutional” infringement on whistleblowers’ rig...

HHS Chief Insists Cutting Nearly $1 Trillion From Medicaid Will Help Patients

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Slashing $880 billion from Medicaid will help make the program “more responsive” to users, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said. During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union, Price repeatedly dodged questions aboutShow More Summary

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