HHS
Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
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.
Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass
Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass
Bob Grant | Apr 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.
TS Picks: April 3, 2017
TS Picks: April 3, 2017
Bob Grant | Apr 3, 2017
USDA posting few animal inspections; HHS secretary proposes cutting indirect research expenses; science journalism vs. fake news
Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Director
Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Director
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 10, 2017
The orthopedic surgeon is confirmed to lead the US Department of Health and Human Services.
HHS Nominee Tom Price Grilled in Confirmation Hearing
HHS Nominee Tom Price Grilled in Confirmation Hearing
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 19, 2017
Price was asked about alleged conflicts of interest, whether he supports Medicare negotiating drug prices, and how he intends to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Trump Announces HHS, CMS Picks
Trump Announces HHS, CMS Picks
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 30, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump chooses Representative Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Seema Verma to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Ditch the Floss?
Ditch the Floss?
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2016
US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.
Improving Federal Oversight of HHS Grantees
Improving Federal Oversight of HHS Grantees
Bob Grant | Sep 4, 2015
The US Department of Health and Human Services considers ways to mitigate the risk of poor performance or misuse of funds by grantees.
HHS Rolls Out Public Access Plans
HHS Rolls Out Public Access Plans
Tracy Vence | Mar 3, 2015
The US Department of Health and Human Services outlines how the National Institutes of Health and its other agencies will make research results public.
The Year in Pathogens
The Year in Pathogens
Molly Sharlach | Dec 29, 2014
Ebola, MERS, and enterovirus D68; polio eradication efforts; new regulations on potentially dangerous research