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First Lady Points to New HHS Opioid Resources in ‘Be Best’ Spirit

First Lady Melania Trump emphasized protecting the “most vulnerable” on Monday, issuing a statement in support of new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) information on accessing state help for treating babies born to opioid-addicted mothers.

ROTHERHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters.) A teenage girl, who claims to be a victim of sexual abuse and alleged grooming, poses in Rotherham on September 3, 2014 in Rotherham, England. South Yorkshire Police have launched an independent investigation into its handling …

HHS Urged to Investigate Alleged Planned Parenthood Cover-Up of Child Abuse

A coalition of 56 members of Congress is calling upon the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate a pro-life group’s report that details Planned Parenthood’s alleged “decades-long history” of failing to report child abuse on behalf of young girls who schedule abortions at its clinics.

Some of the materials used by the Oklahoma City County Health Department in the Teen Pregnancy Prevention program are on display at the health department in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 21, 2014. The 25th annual Kids Count report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Oklahoma 39th in 16 …

Officials Ending Obama’s Sex-Ed Spending

Despite leftwing media attempts to give credibility to the claims the Obama-era Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program has significantly reduced teen birth rates, a top Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) official says the assertions are misleading.

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Covered California 2018 Premiums to Jump 8x Inflation

Covered California announced this week that its 2018 rates will increase about eight times faster than the rate of inflation, as the Obamacare law and the state’s liberal legislature continue to destroy private insurance in California.

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HHS Sec Price: CBO Got It ‘Wrong’ on GOP Health Bill

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price and Mike Mulvaney, director of the Office and Management and Budget, disagree with the Congressional Budget Office’s assessment on the cost and other impacts of the GOP’s American Health Care Act, which concludes that as many as 24 million would be uninsured by 2026 under the new law.

Rep. Tom Price gets into an elevator at Trump Tower, November 16, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet positions for the new administration. (Photo by

Pro-Life Leaders Applaud Choice of Rep. Tom Price as HHS Nominee

Tom Price, who has a 100 percent pro-life voting record, will likely not only play a major role in the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, but also in the redirection of taxpayer funds to health centers that do not perform abortions.

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Hobby Lobby CEO Denounces Clinton’s War on Christians, Endorses Trump

Hobby Lobby founder and CEO David Green authored a USA Today op-ed on Thursday denouncing Hillary Clinton’s militant opposition to traditional Christian beliefs and insisting that her Supreme Court picks would rule against Christians’ rights. He also announced that he is endorsing Donald Trump to ensure a Supreme Court that will uphold Americans’ First Amendment rights under the Constitution.

Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Connecticut Obamacare Co-Op Going Out of Business

HealthyCT – a nonprofit health insurance plan set up under the president’s signature health care reform, is one of 23 original Obamacare co-ops and the 14th to fail since they began selling their health insurance plans on the Obamacare exchanges.

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Obama Administration Spends $9.7 Million for Fatherhood Training

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is spending $9.7 million on a new federal program that seeks to identify why fathers don’t spend time with their children and how to provide them with fatherhood training to remedy the problem.

In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a sign supporting Medicare is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

What A Waste: HHS Throwing Away Billions on Medicare

A new report from the Inspector General for the Health and Human Services Department faults the agency for missing its target of keeping fraudulent Medicare payments below ten percent. I’m not sure what’s worse: the fact that HHS is wasting more than ten percent of taxpayer dollars, or that the goal was to waste only ten percent.

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More Trouble for Theranos: Two Years of Blood-Test Results Voided

Another grim milestone for troubled tech startup Theranos, once seen as the Cinderella story of medical technology: the company has voided all of the blood tests performed with its signature Edison machines, sending “tens of thousands of corrected blood test reports to doctors and patients,” according to the Wall Street Journal.