CDC Bypassed Under New COVID-19 Reporting Guidelines
CDC Bypassed Under New COVID-19 Reporting Guidelines
The Trump administration suggests deploying the National Guard to ensure timely data sharing into a new, centralized database.
CDC Bypassed Under New COVID-19 Reporting Guidelines
CDC Bypassed Under New COVID-19 Reporting Guidelines

The Trump administration suggests deploying the National Guard to ensure timely data sharing into a new, centralized database.

The Trump administration suggests deploying the National Guard to ensure timely data sharing into a new, centralized database.

Health and Human Services
US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments
US Selects Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates for Huge Investments
Amy Schleunes | Apr 1, 2020
The government is assisting Johnson & Johnson and Moderna with expediting clinical testing while at the same time prepping for large-scale manufacturing.
NIH Tightens Security, Blocking Iranian Scientists from Campus
NIH Tightens Security, Blocking Iranian Scientists from Campus
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 4, 2019
Two scientists, who came to the Bethesda campus to give presentations, hold US green cards and had previously visited without incident.
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2018
Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Heckler led the agency from 1983 to 1985, and helped promote research into AIDS.
Ebola Update: Funding, Vaccines, and More Deaths in DRC
Ebola Update: Funding, Vaccines, and More Deaths in DRC
Catherine Offord | May 23, 2018
A total of 27 people have died since April, but new funds and the deployment of an experimental vaccine are expected to help contain the virus.
Federal Officials and Scientists Respond to Purported CDC Word Ban
Federal Officials and Scientists Respond to Purported CDC Word Ban
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 17, 2017
The alleged ban prohibits officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using a list of seven words in agency budget documents. 
Trump Nominates Alex Azar as Health and Human Services Secretary
Trump Nominates Alex Azar as Health and Human Services Secretary
Catherine Offord | Nov 13, 2017
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.
HHS Secretary Price Resigns After Criticism of Plane Travel
HHS Secretary Price Resigns After Criticism of Plane Travel
Shawna Williams | Oct 2, 2017
Heads of CMS, FDA are among the potential replacements.
Ditch the Floss?
Ditch the Floss?
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2016
US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.
Obama Administration Eases Marijuana Research Requirements
Obama Administration Eases Marijuana Research Requirements
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 29, 2015
Scientists wishing to study marijuana’s health effects may now forgo a review by Public Health Services.