Tag Archives: department of health

Free Sterilizations Must be Offered to All College Women, Says HHS

Terence P. Jeffrey CNSNews (CNSNews.com) – All student health care plans covering female college students in the United States must include coverage for free voluntary sterilization surgery, the Department of Health and Human Services announced late Friday afternoon. Women of … Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics, Headlines, Health Related, Society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Free Sterilizations Must be Offered to All College Women, Says HHS

Fitness programs for minority adults lack cultural relevance, MU study finds

Jesslyn Tenhouse EurekAlert COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many leading causes of death are linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, including inadequate physical activity. Adults in minority populations have lower levels of physical activity and higher rates of preventable deaths, according to the … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fitness programs for minority adults lack cultural relevance, MU study finds

Cardinal Urges Senate Support of ‘Respect for Rights of Conscience Act’

PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The U.S. Senate urgently needs to support legislation that would apply longstanding federal law on conscience protection to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), said the chairman of the Committee on … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cardinal Urges Senate Support of ‘Respect for Rights of Conscience Act’

Side effects and effectiveness of ‘wonder-drug’ Tamiflu under the microscope as Department of Health faces awkward questions over mass prescriptions

Source: Daily Mail Health officials are to face questions about whether they prescribed Tamiflu on a mass scale too quickly in the wake of the 2009 swine flu outbreak. A two-year review into the widely prescribed drug will reveal findings … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Ponerology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Side effects and effectiveness of ‘wonder-drug’ Tamiflu under the microscope as Department of Health faces awkward questions over mass prescriptions

Health survey sparks ‘Big Brother’ fears

Source: ABC Two participants in the Federal Government’s compulsory Australian Health Survey say the experience has been deeply intrusive and a stressful violation of their privacy. A Queensland woman likened the survey process to having Big Brother knocking on her … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Health survey sparks ‘Big Brother’ fears

New Discovery Shakes the Foundation of Cancer Research

Source: Mercola In a scandal that has reverberated around the world of cancer research, the Office of Research Integrity at the U.S. Department of Health found that a Boston University cancer scientist fabricated his findings. His work was published in … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Ponerology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on New Discovery Shakes the Foundation of Cancer Research