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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
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
Molly Sharlach | Dec 29, 2014
Ebola, MERS, and enterovirus D68; polio eradication efforts; new regulations on potentially dangerous research
Molly Sharlach | Dec 11, 2014
NIH admits new patient; joint pains stall clinical trial; U.S. grants immunity to vaccine developers; more
Columbia Pays Millions to Settle Fraud Claim
Bob Grant | Oct 30, 2014
The university has agreed to pay more than $9 million to resolve a lawsuit filed by the US government over the submission of false claims regarding federal research funds.
HHS Updates Carcinogens List
Molly Sharlach | Oct 3, 2014
Four chemicals are added to the official US catalog of potential cancer-causing substances.
Sebelius Out at HHS
Bob Grant | Apr 11, 2014
President’s budget chief set to take over as the US Department of Health and Human Services secretary resigns after ushering the launch of Obamacare.
OMICS in Hot Water
Bob Grant | May 14, 2013
HHS tells an open-access publisher to stop using the NIH, the names of its employees, and its scientific literature databases in a “misleading manner.”
Misconduct Hearing Granted
Hannah Waters | Mar 9, 2012
A cancer researcher charged with scientific misconduct in 2011 may have the right to present his defense—a rare occurrence under current regulations.