Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Health
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Health Faith and Religion
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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Health
The Washington Department of Corrections has received a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant aimed at helping inmates with children. ...
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Health
The proposed rules clarify that individuals cannot be denied health care or health care coverage based on their sex, including their gender identity. ...
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Top News Health
Senate Democrats sent a letter to HHS because insurers are failing to cover forms of contraception required under the Affordable Care Act. ...
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Top News Health
The CDC will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men and transgender people. ...
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Top News Health National
One in three lower-income LGBT Americans is under-insured, said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. ...
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Entertainment
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Cyndi Lauper are joining the effort to “Make Everyone Count,” a national campaign ...
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