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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

Troubling signs of a future doctor shortages in California

Troubling signs of a future doctor shortages in California

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Additional $849 million to respond to bioterror attacks in U.S.

Additional $849 million to respond to bioterror attacks in U.S.

Calcium supplements can decrease the risk of all types of colorectal polyps

Calcium supplements can decrease the risk of all types of colorectal polyps

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

New program aimed at increasing blood donations among federal government employees

New program aimed at increasing blood donations among federal government employees

Development of a new kind of hearing aid that was inspired by basic biological studies of a tiny fly's ear

Development of a new kind of hearing aid that was inspired by basic biological studies of a tiny fly's ear

Plan to get more kids enrolled in the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Plan to get more kids enrolled in the State Children's Health Insurance Program