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CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far

By Catherine Offord | February 16, 2018

The vaccine shows better-than-expected effectiveness against the most common and most virulent strain of influenza in children under 9 years old.

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image: Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC

Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC

By Diana Kwon | February 13, 2018

Funds for the NIH and NSF would stay flat, while some agencies, including the FDA and NASA, would see increases.

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image: CDC Director Resigns Over Unresolved Conflicts of Interest

CDC Director Resigns Over Unresolved Conflicts of Interest

By Shawna Williams | January 31, 2018

Brenda Fitzgerald had drawn criticism for tobacco-related investments, among others.

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Both higher education and industry associations were advocating for a later implementation date for the Common Rule, which governs human studies.

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US Research Integrity Head Temporarily Leaves Post

By Kerry Grens | November 21, 2017

Kathy Partin, whose staff had expressed concerns about changes she instituted, was reportedly asked to leave.

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The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.

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Heads of CMS, FDA are among the potential replacements.

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image: FDA to Cut Back Hiring of Non-US Citizens

FDA to Cut Back Hiring of Non-US Citizens

By Shawna Williams | August 14, 2017

The move appears to be out of step with other HHS agencies.

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image: Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked

Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked

By Jef Akst and Bob Grant | May 22, 2017

According to a document posted online less than a day before the release of the official 2018 budget proposal, the National Institutes of Health could face even deeper cuts than previously suggested by the Trump administration.

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image: Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass

Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass

By Bob Grant | April 5, 2017

President Donald Trump, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and NIH Director Francis Collins discussed the opioid crisis and retaining young researchers in the biomedical research enterprise, among other things, according to a White House official.

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