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2013-09-05 23:18:26

Renowned health policy experts and scholars offer advice to public administrators for implementing Affordable Care Act in special issue of Public Administration Review. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As states prepare for the first major enrollment of individuals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Administration Review, the premier journal of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), has released a special issue focused on health care. Frank Thompson of Rutgers...

Obama Administration Drops Bid To Restrict Sales Of Emergency Contraception
2013-06-11 10:50:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Obama administration announced on Monday that it will not dispute a federal judge's order to remove limitations on the purchase of emergency contraception, meaning young girls will soon be able to buy the popular Plan B One-Step pill without a prescription. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement Monday night saying that it would be dropping its appeal of the judge´s ruling. “To comply with the...

Feds Will Not Intervene In Child Transplant Case
2013-06-05 12:12:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius“¯announced on Tuesday that she will not personally intervene in the case of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, a Pennsylvania patient with cystic fibrosis who is expected to die within three to five weeks if she does not receive a lung transplant. Because only patients aged 12 and over can join the transplant waiting list for adult lungs and so few children´s lungs...

2013-05-20 23:18:44

Apps help underserved and minority women take control of their health (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE announced the winners of the Reducing Cancer Among Women of Color Challenge. A first-of-its-kind effort to address health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities, the winning apps will help women of color prevent and fight cancer.     The winning apps, Big Yellow Star, Broadstone Technologies,...


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