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Benefits from Medicare approved drug discount cards won't affect Medicaid benefits

Benefits from Medicare approved drug discount cards won't affect Medicaid benefits

Study on diabetes in Central America

Study on diabetes in Central America

HHS recognizes obesity as a major public health problem

HHS recognizes obesity as a major public health problem

Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less

Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less

Statement on HHS announcement on Stem Cell Bank

Statement on HHS announcement on Stem Cell Bank

First recipients of the Fogarty-Ellison Fellowship in Global Health and Clinical Research

First recipients of the Fogarty-Ellison Fellowship in Global Health and Clinical Research

HHS strengthen safeguards against mad cow disease

HHS strengthen safeguards against mad cow disease

Forcing people with HIV to face waiting lists for medical appointments and medications is no way to balance budgets

Forcing people with HIV to face waiting lists for medical appointments and medications is no way to balance budgets

Patient care violations at Sutter Solano Medical Center pose serious threats to the health and safety of patients

Patient care violations at Sutter Solano Medical Center pose serious threats to the health and safety of patients

HHS has announced $6.78 million to develop innovative approaches to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease

HHS has announced $6.78 million to develop innovative approaches to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Americans give Russia $34.2 million to help treat and care for people living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

Americans give Russia $34.2 million to help treat and care for people living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025