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H1N1 (Swine) Flu Investigation
The CDC is actively investigating human cases of influenza A (H1N1) in several states and is working closely with Canada, Mexico and the World Health Organization. The CDC is continuously updating its investigation information.
As with any infectious disease, CDC recommends that people should take everyday preventive actions.
Read the WHO report.
Public Health Emergency declared nationwide involving Swine Influenza A. Press Release
President Obama is committed to working with Congress to pass comprehensive health reform this year in order to control rising health care costs, guarantee choice of doctor, and assure high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Learn more at www.HealthReform.gov
May 8, 2009
HHS Announces Members of Committees That Will Advise on Implementation of Health IT
The Department of Health and Human Services today announced the appointment of three members to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee as well as members of the HIT Standards Committee. More...
May 7, 2009
Federal Coordinating Council on Comparative Effectiveness Research to Hold Public Listening Session in Chicago on May 13
The Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research will hold its second public listening session on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, in Chicago. The council will hear public comment regarding comparative effectiveness research and the Coordinating Council's activities. More...
May 7, 2009
HHS Budget Puts Reform First
Budget Helps Control the Skyrocketing Cost of Health Care, Cuts Waste & Fraud from Medicare and Protects Public Health More...
HHS Family of Agencies
The Department of Health and Human Services is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. It is comprised of the Office of the Secretary and 11 operating divisions.
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Of Interest: Spring Storms
April showers bring May flowers. Sometimes those showers are not gentle rain, but thunderous and deadly storms. Whatever spring weather comes your way, be sure you are prepared to weather the storm.
Learn more about preparing for and responding to Severe Weather.
FDA Product Recalls