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66,000 elderly California residents or people with disabilities will continue their home and community-based services

66,000 elderly California residents or people with disabilities will continue their home and community-based services

John Kerry outlines plan to bring down the costs of prescription drugs

John Kerry outlines plan to bring down the costs of prescription drugs

American Indians and Alaska Natives are 2.3 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age

American Indians and Alaska Natives are 2.3 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age

Frog science helps to explain how the environment may have permanent effects on the nervous system

Frog science helps to explain how the environment may have permanent effects on the nervous system

U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council launches health initiative to help Afghan women

U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council launches health initiative to help Afghan women

Offical Health and Human Services line on Bush's embryonic stem cell policy

Offical Health and Human Services line on Bush's embryonic stem cell policy

New health threat, federally-funded health policy based on junk science

New health threat, federally-funded health policy based on junk science

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

$19 million in grants to help 66 of the nation’s health centers expand capacity

$19 million in grants to help 66 of the nation’s health centers expand capacity

America's childhood immunization rates are at record high levels

America's childhood immunization rates are at record high levels

Robotic device to help children develop crucial handwriting skills

Robotic device to help children develop crucial handwriting skills

Federal agencies should assess the safety of genetically altered foods, whether produced by genetic engineering or by other techniques

Federal agencies should assess the safety of genetically altered foods, whether produced by genetic engineering or by other techniques

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

New plan of action aims to reduce prescription drug costs by more than 50 percent

New plan of action aims to reduce prescription drug costs by more than 50 percent

Governor Pataki has announced $19.7 million in funding to prevent and reduce tobacco use across the state

Governor Pataki has announced $19.7 million in funding to prevent and reduce tobacco use across the state

New initiative to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality

New initiative to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality

Experts, activists call for safer roads

Experts, activists call for safer roads

A study on diabetes in Central America is set to advance

A study on diabetes in Central America is set to advance