U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. government opens investigation into Good Samaritan Hospital closure

The federal government has opened an investigation into whether the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital will have a disparate impact on African …

Civil Rights

Two Orlando dentists to take part in Saturday's Free Dentistry Day

Central Florida residents who lack health insurance can get their teeth cleaned and receive other dental work at no charge on Saturday at 8624 Lee …

Florida

HHS Pushes Back Against California Judge’s Order Surrounding Family Reunification

4:04 PM 07/14/2018<p>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) pushed back against a California judge’s order about family reunification of …

Conservative View

Russia Steps in to Save UN Breastfeeding Resolution Against U.S. Opposition

An unnamed Russian delegate to the deliberations in Geneva was quoted as saying “we’re not trying to be a hero.”<p>He also said Russia did not receive …

Africa

50 immigrant children to be reunited with families

TEXAS – The court-ordered deadline has arrived for the Trump Administration to reunite families separated during the short-lived “zero tolerance” …

Immigration

Feds Tell Judge They'll Miss Deadline To Reunite Youngest Children Separated From Parents

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

World Health Organization got Trumped over breastfeeding resolution

The World Health Organization got a big shock when the U.S. delegation reportedly tried to tank a fairly standard resolution to promote breastfeeding,<p>According to the <i>New York Times,</i> the U.S. delegation wanted to water down the resolution in a bid to protect the interests of infant formula …

World Health Organization

Lawmaker: Tent shelter for migrant teens open indefinitely

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A state senator says he has been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open indefinitely.<p>Texas Democratic Sen. Jose Rodriguez told the El Paso Times that he toured the Tornillo facility Friday morning. More than 300 teens are being …

El Paso

Chemicals detected in air at Central Massachusetts charter school

Further environmental testing has been ordered after potentially harmful chemicals were detected within a Massachusetts school.Further environmental …

High School

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American Bar Association

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump departs after speaking at a Make …

Health Care

7 Household Products That May Contain Formaldehyde & How To Avoid Them

If you think formaldehyde isn't something you have to worry about unless you work in a lab, this may not be the case. A recent report from POLITICO …

EPA

SD Judge Orders List Of Children Separated From Parents At Border

As many as 3,000 children remain separated from their parents, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.<p>SAN DIEGO, CA – A San …

Immigration

Hundreds arrested in $2B Medicaid fraud scheme

TEXAS – In a nationwide take down, 12 people from Houston have been arrested in the largest health care fraud action in U.S. history, according to …

Health Care

Can you keep a secret? : Radio Times : Health : WHYY

You may also like<p>Sharing personal narratives can help the storytellers see some of the good in their lives amid the trauma.<p>1 week ago<p>The research …

Health

Far northern Maine group to get assistance with health work

The federal government is providing $200,000 to help a northern Maine program connect more residents with health services.<p>The money is going from the …

News (U.S.)

US judge overturns approval of Kentucky Medicaid work provisions

A federal judge on Friday vacated the federal government's approval of new requirements by the state of Kentucky that people must work or get jobs …

Health Care

Hospitals can challenge Medicare reimbursement calculations: court

(Reuters) -<p>A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for 277 hospitals to challenge the U.S. government’s methodology for calculating additional Medicare payments for inpatient services.<p>The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that a 2013 regulation by the U.S. …

Health Care

Letter: The time is now to quit smoking in the home

It is no easy task for a smoker to quit smoking in the home. Now more than ever, there is a need for health care providers to help their patients …

Public Health

Lower Shore conservatives stand by Trump on immigration

CLOSE<p>Democratic Sen. Mark Warner slammed the Trump administration's border policies after taking a tour of a Va. youth facility. However, Warner …

Immigration

New Michigan law limits amount of opioids doctors can prescribe

A new state law will limit greatly the amount of opioids that doctors are allowed to prescribe patients suffering from acute pain.<p>Beginning July 1, …

Medicine

CDC: 23 Percent of US Adults Meet Exercise Guidelines

Almost one-fourth of adults in the U.S. are meeting guidelines for aerobic and strength exercises, according to the <b>Center for Disease Control's</b> …

Conservative View

Melania Trump visits Arizona migrant shelter as protests mount

PHOENIX (Reuters) - First lady Melania Trump made a second trip on Thursday to view facilities housing children brought illegally across the border with Mexico and who have yet to be reunited with their parents after the Trump administration reversed its separation policy.<p>She also got a glimpse of …

World News

Free dental care available July 21

Lee Vista Dental will provide free dental care on a first-come, first-served basis to people without insurance on July 21.<p>Dr. Bruna Lounsberry, Dr. …

Dental Care

Gov. offers state resources to reunite migrant families

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is offering state resources to help the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with …

Immigration

HHS Says Small Number of Immigrant Children Age 13 and Under in Its Care

Though the potential separation of very young children from their parents as a result of the administration’s “zero-tolerance” border policy has …

U.S. Department of Justice

Costa Rican Child Found Alone in Arizona Desert Will be in Custody of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The six-year old Costa Rican child that was found Tuesday afternoon abandoned and alone in Luckerville, Arizona near the border, will remain in the …

Costa Rica

An ID, 5 outfits, and 10-minute calls: the life of migrant youth at Homestead shelter

Several dozen boys, many of whom were wearing gray, government-issued T-shirts and navy blue shorts, walked out of a building labeled “DINING HALL” …

News (U.S.)

66 immigrant children separated from parents at border are in Chicago

CHICAGO — Sixty-six immigrant children who were separated from their parents at the border are being housed in the Chicago area, and Sen. Dick Durbin …

Immigration

Media to get look inside South Florida facility holding unaccompanied children

Journalists from the <i>Miami Herald</i>, <i>el Nuevo Herald</i> and other news organizations were given access Friday morning to a Homestead facility housing …

News Industry