The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in reducing preventable disease and death, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month – when individuals, families, schools, and communities across the nation help to raise awareness about bullying prevention.
National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that people of all ages can protect their health by getting recommended vaccinations.
Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
and Young Invincible announced the Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance
coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s decision to modernize the Defense Department’s electronic health record through the purchase of commercial software looks like a setback for development of an integrated electronic health record with the Veterans Affairs Department, according to folks I have talked with.
VA Secretary Shinseki Delivers FSU Commencement Address: Secretary Shinseki delivered the spring 2013 commencement address at Florida State University.
Pilot evaluation of AfterDeployment.org’s workshop for posttraumatic stress. The DoD’s AfterDeployment.org website was developed to increase reach of behavioral health resources, offering education, assessment, and self-help coping tools on many postdeployment-related topics.
An El Toro Marine with prostate cancer was left on his own to drive home after telling a cancer center treatment doctor of severe abdominal pains.
Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs examined the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to treating the health-related problems associated with Gulf War veterans.
The American Legion‘s annual Washington conference was this week, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki was on hand to deliver a vital message: Veterans are well-prepared to rebuild the middle class, just as they did after World War II. The key …
What I heard in the hearing does nothing to dissuade that opinion. We, as a nation, have a ‘sacred trust’ to care for those who have served and sacrificed.