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U.S. Government Recommends Lower Level of Fluoride in Water

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

For the first time in more than 50 years, the federal government has recommended lowering the level of fluoride in drinking water. Since 1962, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) suggested that public tap water contain between 0.7 and 1.2 milligrams of fluoride per liter. Show More Summary

Minnesota Lawmakers Vote Down Clinic Inspections Amendment

The amendment to the Minnesota Health and Human Services omnibus bill was defeated in the state senate by a 32-29 vote, mostly along partisan lines, with four anti-choice Democrats joining Republicans in supporting the measure. Image: Shutterstock The post Minnesota Lawmakers Vote Down Clinic Inspections Amendment appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Standing Up for Pine Ridge: Because Every Child Is Ours

This week I received a call for assistance from Jan Paschal. A former U.S. Secretary of Education (New England Region), Ms. Paschal is also the founder and president of Every Child is Ours, a global education and human service organization...Show More Summary

Sen. Alexander Urges HHS Secretary To Fix Problems with EHRs

Last Thursday in a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the FY2016 budget request from the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sen. Alexander asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell if she would commit to working to fix the problems with the electronic health record (EHR) system: Sen. Alexander “Doctors don’t like their electronic medical record... Read More

Daily dose: "Well, duh, that's the whole point!" edition

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Commercial Exposing Animal Cruelty at NC Farms Deemed "Too Graphic" (Public News Service) -- The Humane Society of the United States recently submitted a commercial to select TV stations across the state, highlighting why it opposes so-called ag-gag legislation (SB 433/HB 405) to punish whistleblowers on factory farms. Show More Summary

Protecting God’s gifts of life and family

'We invite every member of our human society to the noble service of constantly and courageously defending the sanctity of human life, marriage and family.'

Obama Admin Faces Questions Over “Secret” Grant It Made to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can withhold from public documents information about a grant it awarded to Planned Parenthood of New England. In February, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit permitted HHS to shield […]

Are You Stressing Out Again? 3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

April is National Stress Awareness month, when the U.S Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) urges Americans to refresh and recharge their bodies and minds for a healthier lifestyle. The HHS website suggests a number of simpleShow More Summary

'Many' More Human Remains Found as Search Resumes at MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

Search workers have returned to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Eastern Ukraine. The Dutch investigation team has uncovered "many" body parts and pieces of wreckage, according to a report by the AFP news wire service. "Many...Show More Summary

On Animal Deaths and Human Anxieties

At first light on June 4, 2013, Steve Fradkin, a National Park Service ecologist, led a small team down a gravel strand called Beach 4 on Washington’s Olympic coast. The group’s destination was a rocky bench known—fatefully, it would turn out—as Starfish Point. Show More Summary

Announcing Customer Lockbox for Office 365

For the purpose of maximizing data security and privacy for Office 365 customers, we have engineered the service to so that nearly all service operations performed by Microsoft are either fully automated so there is no human interaction, or the human involvement is abstracted away from Office 365 customer content. Show More Summary

NASA Releases Video Of Electric Modular Robotic Vehicle

Originally published on Gas2. Electric cars aim to solve the Earth’s increasing problems with pollution, but their service to humanity can extend well past the planet’s surface. NASA has released a video of its incredible Modular Robotic...Show More Summary

New Report Shows Insurers Are Falling Short on Covering Contraception

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services requires contraception to be covered by your insurance plan without a copay. Yet many women still face serious obstacles getting their contraception of choice covered—and not just those who work for conservative employers. Show More Summary

As We Celebrate National Minority Health Month, Let's Challenge Stigma and Shame

April is dedicated to focusing on health care needs and disparities within communities of color in the United States. This month, the Office of Minority Health, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services joins with its partners...Show More Summary

Watch: Surgeon General Tells Elmo to Get Vaccinated

Newly appointed Surgeon General Vivek Murthy teamed up with Elmo to promote vaccines amid concern from the Departmetn of Health and human Services that declining vaccination rates across the country could lead to the resurgence of preventable diseases. Show More Summary

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Joins Forces With Elmo To Promote Vaccinations

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and the Department of Health and Human Services enlisted the help of Elmo on Friday to encourage Americans to get vaccinated. Murthy revealed a 30-second public service announcement with the Muppet Friday...Show More Summary

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Joins Forces With Elmo To Promote Vaccinations

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and the Department of Health and Human Services enlisted the help of Elmo on Friday to encourage Americans to get vaccinated. Murthy revealed a 30-second public service announcement with the Muppet Friday...Show More Summary

Screwing pregnant women?

Is that what the Department of Health and Human Services doing in their denial of a request to have special, continual open enrollment for a new qualifying life event of pregnancy? The Department of Health and Human Services has denied a request from Democrats to create an open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

How to Influence and Maintain a Culture of Innovation

Innovation and the federal government are not words that we often hear together, but Bryan Sivak, who is the Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services in the United States Federal Government, is changing that. Show More Summary

For Our Consideration: The Daily Show’s problem isn’t Trevor Noah’s presence, it’s Larry Wilmore’s absence

Anyone looking to become more depressed about Jon Stewart’s impending departure from The Daily Show would be wise to revisit the October 2013 episode in which Stewart interviewed former Secretary Of Health And Human Services Kathleen Sebelius about the glitchy, disastrous rollout of Obamacare. Show More Summary

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