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$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

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